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Mission Gallery Redevelopment: Call for Proposals from Artists, Designers, Applied Artists and Makers, for the Interior Design of the Gallery

As part of the redevelopment of Mission Gallery, Swansea by Clash Associates Architects, Mission Gallery wish to appoint an artist/s to work on the design and implementation of artworks for the new gallery. In the first instance the artist/s will be appointed to develop their proposals. The focus of the work will be on the interior design of the gallery. Therefore this is an ideal opportunity for practitioners, who have an understanding of materials and a respect for craftsmanship. 

Mission Gallery would like to receive proposals from individuals or teams in response to the brief. The brief includes all the information required to make a submission including fees and a budget. This is an excellent opportunity for artists who can work at the highest level.  The development phase is fully funded.



Applications can be made by sending a proposal on one sheet of A4 in response to the brief, and a CV on two sheets of A4.  The application is to be submitted in a printed form and also on a CD or memory stick. The application should be marked Mission Gallery Development and be sent to: Mission Gallery, Gloucester Place, Swansea SA1 1TY 

The closing date for applications is Noon Thursday 8th October.  Applications will not be returned. Please do not send any other material, as this will not be considered. 

Mission Gallery is not able to respond to any enquiries related to the project. Any enquiries must be by email to: Michael Nixon

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th October in Swansea



Ailddatblygiad Oriel Mission: Galwad am Geisiadau o Artistiaid, Dylunwyr a Gwneuthurwyr Gymhwysol, i Ddyluniad Mewnol yr Oriel

Fel rhan o ailddatblygiad Oriel Mission, Abertawe gan Benseiri Clash Associates, mae Oriel Mission am apwyntio artist/iaid i weithio ar ddyluniad a chyflawniad gwaith celf ar gyfer yr oriel newydd. Yn yr enghraifft  cyntaf bydd yr artist/iaid yn cael eu cyflogi i ddatblygu eu cynigion. Bydd ffocws y gwaith ar ddyluniad mewnol yr oriel. Felly mae hwn yn gyfle delfrydol i ymarferwyr, sydd â deallusrwydd o ddeunyddiau a pharch tuag at waith crefft.

Hoffai Oriel Mission dderbyn gynigion o unigolion neu dimau yn ymateb i’r briff. Mae’r briff i’w gael ar wefan Oriel Mission

Llawrlwythwch briff artist yma

Lawrlwythwch cynlluniau pesaernial yma

Mae’r briff yn cynnwys yr holl wybodaeth sydd ei angen i wneud cais gan gynnwys ffioedd a chyllid. Cyfle arbennig i artistiaid sydd yn gallu gweithio i’r lefel uchaf. Mae’r cam datblygu â chyllid llawn.

Gellid wneud cais trwy anfon ceisiadau ar un darn o A4 yn ymateb i’r briff, gyda CV ar ddwy dudalen A4. Mae’r cais i’w ddanfon mewn ffurf printiedig a hefyd ar CD neu memory stick. Dylai’r cais gael ei farcio fel Datblygiad Oriel MIssion a’i anfon i: Oriel Mission, Gloucester Place, Abertawe SA1 1TY

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ceisiadau yw canol dydd Dydd Iau 8fed Hydref. Ni fydd ceisiadau yn cael eu dychwelyd. Peidiwch anfon unrhyw ddeunydd arall, gan na fyddant yn cael eu hystyried. Nid yw Oriel Mission yn gallu ymateb i unrhyw ymholiadau ynglŷn â’r prosiect yma.

Rhaid i unrhyw ymholiadau cael eu ebostio i: Michael Nixon

Cynhelir cyfweliadau ar ddydd Mercher 14 Hydref yn Abertawe


Volunteer at Mission Gallery

Mission Gallery are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for learning and an interest in Contemporary Visual art and craft.


Volunteer Role: Gallery Assistant

Volunteers are based at Front of House, and will be first point of call for visitors. You will interact with a wide range of visitors and answer any exhibition/Craft Space queries they may have, as well as deal with retail sales and workshop bookings. Volunteers are also asked to help with general admin, housekeeping, invigilation and events (which will include bar work) as and when required.

Volunteers receive training in all aspects of Front of House, and any further training as required.

Main Tasks: Front of House person (alongside a member of staff), dealing with visitor queries, sales, general admin (as required). We may also ask you to help on specific areas of interest; as noted on your application form.



  • An interest in Visual and Applied Art      
  • An understanding of Mission Gallery’s history and aims           
  • The ability to take instruction
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of visitors, staff and volunteers
  • The ability to remain pleasant and professional at all times
  • Knowledge of Mission Gallery’s current exhibition/Maker in Focus/the […] space/education programme
  • Basic IT skills      


Time and Commitment: 

To be agreed with each individual volunteer. Due to the nature of the venue, we do ask that volunteers commit to either a half day (10.45 am – 2pm or 2pm – 5.15pm) or full day (10.45am – 5.15pm) every week. This will depend on both your availability and available opportunities at Mission.*

*If there are no volunteering opportunities available upon time of application, we will let you know and notify you if an opportunity becomes available.


  • A behind-the-scenes look at how a contemporary Visual Arts & Applied Art Gallery functions
  • Experience of volunteering in an established and respected art and craft gallery which has exhibition space, craft space, learning space, events, residency opportunities and more
  • Develop your understanding and knowledge of contemporary art and craft 
  • Training opportunities may be available


Due to limited volunteering opportunities, volunteering at Mission Gallery is much sought after. All applicants are invited to the gallery for a brief interview, and depending on availability and suitability to post successful candidates will be taken on.

If you would like to become part of Mission Gallery’s dedicated volunteer team please download the Volunteer Application Form and Role Description below, complete the application form and return it to: Rhian Wyn Stone |


Download Volunteer Application Form

Download Volunteer Role Description