Questions?

Do you have a question? Below we list our FAQ so you can easily find your way around on our online platform Beeld.

What's Beeld?

Beeld is the place to be for artists, organisers and fans of visual arts. Maybe you make art, maybe you're looking for artists for an exhibition or maybe you just want to find inspiring works: it's all possible on Beeld. 
Beeld gathers thousands of artists and visual artworks. Get charmed by surprising works and encounter a great diversity of artists. Let the open calls challenge you or spread your own call. 

Beeld is a project from Kunstwerkt. Kunstwerkt spotlights and supports visual artists by providing advice, training and art projects in all shapes and sizes. 
Discover here what we’ve got to offer at Kunstwerkt. 

My profile on Beeld

How do I create a profile?

Are you new on Beeld? Create your personal account by clicking the button ‘Sign up’ (at the top right). Enter your data (surname, first name, area and date of birth) and your email address. Next, you choose a username and a password. Then, click on 'Create new account' and you will be signed up. 
Do you already have an account? Log in with your username and password here

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

How can I edit my profile data?

Click on ‘My profile’ in the top left-hand corner of every page and you will be redirected to your personal profile. Using the ‘Edit my profile’ function you can edit your personal data. Via the pencil icon you can also add/change your profile picture, edit your biography or specify your favourite techniques.
Via 'My account', which also can be found in the top left-hand corner, you can change more personal data like your password and e-mailadress.
Don't forget to click ‘Save’ before you close the page.

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

I don't remember my password. How can I get a new one?

Not registered yet, but do you have a profile? The "Login" button in the top right corner takes you to the login page. Under the field 'Password' you can click on ‘I don't remember my password’ and enter your email address. You will receive a link in your mailbox to reset your password.

How do I reset my password?

Make sure you are logged in. Via "My account" (top left corner of every page) you can reach your profile data. Under the field 'Current password' you will find the link 'Reset your password'. Via the link you receive in your mailbox, you can set a new password.

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

What information is shown on my public profile?

The information you added via 'My profile' is shown on your public profile on Beeld. You are free to add your address and email address if you want to. Your postcode will be visible because of its relevance to organisers of (regional) open calls. 
The data you entered in 'My account' is not shared in your public profile. 

Is it possible to include my exhibition in Beeld's calendar?

We don't have a calendar on Beeld. You can attract attention to your exhibition using the UITdatabase.

I am under the age of 16. Can I have a profile on Beeld?

This is not possible at the moment. Although there is no age limit for being a visual artist, you can only publish your work on Beeld when you are at least 16 years old.

How can I delete my account?

When logged in, you can get to 'My account' (top left corner of every page). When you click on the pencil icon, you can adjust all your information. At the bottom right of this page you can find 'Cancel account'. 
After clicking on this red text, all you have to do is confirm.

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

My work on Beeld

How do I add my work to Beeld?

Go to ‘My works’ (top left corner) and click on ‘Add new work’. On the page ‘Create work’ you can add the work's title, a description, the technique(s) you have used, a video, etc. 
In ‘Pictures’ you can add photos of your work. There is no limit to the amount of pictures (.png, .gif, .jpg and .jpeg) you upload. The maximum size of each picture is 15 MB. Pictures larger than 7000 x 7000 pixels will be cropped automatically. Don't forget to click ‘Save’ before you close the page. After you have saved your work, you will be redirected to the page ‘My works’ where you can find your newly added work at the bottom.

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

Can I change the order of appearance of my works?

Once logged in, you will find all your works under 'My works' (top left corner). On this page, you will find some buttons on the right, including 'Sort my works'. You can easily change the order of your works by clicking on the arrow in front of the work and dragging it to the right position.

How can I add a series of works to my account?

When you add new work to ‘My works’, you can upload several pictures. Tip: In the title of the work you can include that it is a (series). 
 

What is the difference between 'public' and 'hidden' works?

When you add new work, you can choose to hide it from visitors. If the work is ‘public’, it will be visible on your portfolio page. If the work is ‘hidden’, visitors will not be able to see it.

How can I edit or delete a work?

Go to ‘My works’ in the top right-hand corner of the page. Every added work has a thumbnail view on this page. On the right side of each thumbnail you will see the options edit, publish and delete.

Are you using Beeld on your mobile phone, or not at full screen on your computer? Use the icon with the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to open the full menu.

Can I collect my favourite works?

When on an page of a work you really like, you can bookmark this specific work. You can only do this when you are logged in. On your profile page you can find an overview of all your saved works. It's also possible to subdivide your saved works into different lists. 
Bookmarks are totally anonymous. This means that artists will not be notified when their work was bookmarked. You are the only one to have an overview of your own favourites.

About open calls

I'm an artist. How do I participate in an open call?

You can find an overview of all the opportunities on the page 'Open calls'. Every open call has an individual page where the criteria for participation will be stated. To apply for some of  the open calls you must have an account on Beeld, but others are carried out via the organiser's own website.

How can I stay informed about interesting open calls?

Kunstwerkt sends out a monthly newsletter that, among other things, brings new open calls to the attention. Currently, this newsletter is only available in Dutch. Would you like to receive it anyway? Subscribe here

I'm an organiser. How do I add an open call?

First of all: read all about open calls here.
Tell us about your open call by sending a brief description, the criteria and an accompanying picture (preferably a square one) to ward@kunstwerkt.be. He will get in touch with you and, after a personal consultation, publish the call as soon as possible. 
Please make sure your call is in accordance with the Creative Fair Play practices.

I'm an organiser. How do I draw up a good call?

Every open call has a specific goal for which you'll need one or more particular artists. Beeld put together a list of dos and don’ts that will help you prepare your open call. 
Consult the organiser's manual here
Do you have a question? Get in touch with us

How do I find interesting local artists?

Via the advanced search tool it is possible to filter your search by location. You can also specifically search for a technique, a title of a work or an artist's name.

Newsletter or mailings

How do I stay updated about new open calls?

Kunstwerkt sends out a monthly newsletter that, among other things, brings new open calls to the attention. Currently, this newsletter is only available in Dutch. Would you like to receive it anyway? Subscribe here.

I don’t want to receive emails from Beeld and/or Kunstwerkt anymore. How can I unsubscribe?

We're sorry to see you leave our mailinglist. You can find an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every mailing.

Did you not find an answer to your question yet? Then don't hesitate to contact us by e-mail.