Open Studio Weekend is an initiative of Spain NOW!, an annual season showcasing the latest talent coming from Spain. Since its foundation in 2009, Spain NOW! actively promotes Spanish contemporary culture in London.

This is the second edition of Spain NOW!’s Open Studio Weekend and this year it will take place the 7th-8th-9thof November 2014, when a number of artists and creatives will throw the doors of their studios open for the general as well as the expert public.

Watch the video of Open Studio Weekend 2013 here

This call for submissions is open to London-based Spanish visual artists as well as to other Spanish creative individuals and collectives. We also accept proposals of collaboration between Spanish artists and artists from other nationalities.

Open Call for Submissions: 17th July 2014

Deadline: 15th August 2014

Results (only selected participants):week commencing 1st September 2014

Announcement of participant artists:week commencing 8th September 2014



Contact: Toni Ferrer, curator Open Studio Weekend

Start: 24-07-2014

End: 15-08-2014



Volunteering with Spain NOW! opportunity:

Spain (NOW!) is the annual season of contemporary art & culture from Spain in London. Now in its 6th year, it runs between mid October and the end of November (dates TBA in the next few weeks). We are recruiting for volunteers to join us during the delivery of Spain (NOW!) 2014.

Communications volunteers

We are looking for English-native speakers to help Spain NOW! deliver this year's programme communications to the press and through the website and social media while engaging English-speaking audiences. Ideally, you'll have a flair for writing, be a social media or PR passionate and demonstrate an interest in the arts and in Spanish culture.

Production and artist coordination volunteers

We are looking to recruit a small team of volunteers that can liaise with a number of Spanish artists involved in the programme and with partner venues all over London. Roles will include administrators that can manage the organisations data base, artists pack, event preparations and assist on several exhibitions and programme schedule.

To apply, please email a copy of your CV by 6 August to, with a short motivation letter and a response to the following questions:

- What are you seeking to get from working with Spain NOW! as a volunteer so we can best meet your expectations?

- What days are you able to volunteer from 15 August to 25 November