Nightfall Artist Commissions

Apply to create new light based artworks for Nightfall 2019!

Nightfall is an outdoor, multi-artform light-based event which will take place in Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees over two evenings in December 2019. The event will be a thoughtfully curated collection of installations, activities and performances based on the theme of the moon.

We have two different commissioning opportunities this year designed to suit artists at different stages of their careers.

Take a look at the information below to find out more and how to apply!

Artist Commissions

We are looking for two artists to create visual, light based artworks for two different locations around the Nightfall event site. Artists should have previous experience of producing light based artworks for outdoor events. A fee of £2000 is available per artist.


Please download the brief for more information about the commissions and how to apply, closing date is 1st October.

Emerging Artist Bursary Commissions


Stellar Projects, in partnership with Navigator North, are offering Tees Valley / County Durham based emerging artists the opportunity to develop their practice to create new site specific light-based works, with tailored support and mentoring.

For full details of the bursary and support provided please download the brief below. To apply please download and complete the application form below.

Closing date is 5pm 1st October.