Acme Studios, supporting art and artists since 1972

Current Vacancies

Review of Acme’s Residencies and Awards Programme

Acme Artists Studios Ltd is seeking a consultant to undertake an independent analysis and review of its UK and international Residencies and Awards programmes. At present, the domestic and international programmes operate independently within Acme with one conceived as supporting Acme’s charitable objectives and the other operating as a trading service. 

The consultant will review and evaluate the two programmes, their objectives, impact and outcomes, finance and staffing structures in order to provide the organisation with a recommended future strategy and model for delivery to support the artistic and professional development of artists over the next ten years.

Duration of Contract
The period of the contract is a maximum of twenty weeks. 

Deadline for receipt of tender proposals
5pm on 25 November 2015 

It is anticipated that the number of consultancy days required will be between 25 and 40 days. The budget available for this project is between £7,500 and £10,000 exclusive of VAT and expenses. Bids which exceed £10,500 exclusive of VAT but inclusive of all expenses will be excluded from this procurement exercise as being unaffordable. Value for money is a key element of the evaluation criteria. 

For detailed information, please read 'Residency & Awards - Invitation to tender'

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Between 1996 and 2012 Acme received £3.2m of capital funding from Arts Council England which supported the creation of six permanent affordable studios in London: Copperfield Road, Fire Station, Galleria, Harrow Road, Leven Road and Matchmakers Wharf. This resulted in 186 studios and 12 work/live units in four London boroughs.