We are dedicated to supporting emerging young artists to grow and develop their own practice and professional networks.


Our high quality opportunities are designed to build and hone specific identified skills. Our internships are focused on creative enterprise  in digital interactive or craft.

Previous internship programmes have seen amazing progression success rates - with 68% of interns securing employment in their sector specialism on completion of a Hybrid Arts programme in 2010/11, rising to 81% in 2012/13 and to 86% in 2014.

Over the last 18 months we have:

  • Supported an emerging fashion designer to set up his own label. He completed a Textiles internship that later developed into an Artist Residency post, with studio space and access to business advice. In return, he shared his skills with learners on our education programmes
  • Supported a print maker and Arts Business graduate in setting up a Screen Printing enterprise, providing facilities and one-to-one Mentoring from the Founding Director. In return she shared her expertise with learners on our education programmes, and supported Hybrid Arts in partnership development and bid writing. She is now undertaking a Masters degree in London. 

Work Experience

Providing experience of work is our raison d'etre.

Everyone who comes through Hybrid Arts' studio doors shares in this experience, whether you are here on one of our training programmes, undertaking a residency or one of our business partners.

We are able to provide highly personalised programmes of short and medium term work experience placements for individuals, designed to address an identified area of personal development.

Placements are structured around a job description, and you will be formally appraised on your performance before you leave.

Contact us for details of current opportunities