Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Mar 31, 2017

Siteworks
BundanonTrust

SITEWORKS is Bundanon Trust’s annual spring event that brings together artists, scientists, scholars and community voices in a unique annual gathering to share knowledge and experiences arising from responses to our properties.

Closing date: Apr 25, 2017

Craft Cubed EOI
Craft

Craft are seeking expressions of interest from craftspeople and designers to present creative, experiemental and ideas-based craft and design projects under the banner of the Craft Cubed Festival.

Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

Cultural Fund
Copyright Agency

The Cultural Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Copyright Agency. It provides grants to organisations for projects that enrich Australian writing, publishing and the visual arts.

Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

Kilgour Prize
Newcastle Art Gallery

the KILGOUR PRIZE is one of Australia's major art prizes, and awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art as determined by a panel of three judges, and $5,000 for the People's Choice Award

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Closing date: Mar 29, 2017

The Artbank Roadshow
Artbank

The Artbank Roadshow is a national initiative that seeks to provide opportunities for unrepresented artists to be seen and potentially acquired for the Artbank Collection. Applications now open for Kandos – Cementa (NSW).

Closing date: Mar 31, 2017

Bent Bridge Film Festival Entries
Bent Bridge Film Festival

The 5th Bent Bridge Film Festival is open for entries and it’s free! Cash prizes for 3 categories: Best Open (25+); Best Youth (Under 25) and Best Clarence Valley entrant. So hurry up and get filming!

Closing date: Mar 31, 2017

Siteworks
BundanonTrust

SITEWORKS is Bundanon Trust’s annual spring event that brings together artists, scientists, scholars and community voices in a unique annual gathering to share knowledge and experiences arising from responses to our properties.

Closing date: Mar 31, 2017

World of Wearable Art Awards
WOW

Create a work of art to adorn the human body, to be exhibited on a world stage and compete for a prize pool of NZ$165,000, as well as the chance to be awarded an internship with Weta Workshop or Cirque du Soleil.

Closing date: Mar 31, 2017

Residency at ZK/U Berlin
ZK/U

In addition to studio work, the main focus of the ZK/U residency program is the cross-disciplinary exchange between artists, scholars and practitioners, as well as the outcomes of their individual and collaborative work.

Closing date: Apr 1, 2017

Antenna | Submissions Open
Antenna

Antenna festival accepts Australian and international documentaries of all subject matter and styles. Now seven years old, Antenna is one of the country’s premier showcase for local and international non-fiction films.

Closing date: Apr 1, 2017

Biennale Of Australian Art
BOAA

BOAA will be a Visual Arts Festival, showcasing over 150 of Australia's most innovative contemporary artists from across Australia. BOAA will be the largest showcase of Australian Art ever, attracting significant national and international audiences.

Closing date: Apr 3, 2017

BLINDSIDE | Emerging Curator Mentorship
BLINDSIDE

BLINDSIDE invites applications from emerging curators to receive mentorship from leading Melbourne curator, Emily Cormack, to develop a $3000 funded exhibition for BLINDSIDE’s entire gallery in December 2017.

Closing date: Apr 3, 2017

BLINDSIDE | Regional Arts Residency
Cowwarr Art Space

This new initiative aims to engage the audiences of Cowwarr and strengthen connections between regional and metropolitan arts communities. The successful applicant will be awarded a four-week residency at Cowwarr Art Space as well as a $200 stipend.

Closing date: Apr 6, 2017

Artist-in-Residence Program
Clay Studio of Missoula

Established in 2003, the residency program at the Clay Studio of Missoula is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth of emerging and established visual artists.

Closing date: Apr 7, 2017

Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery

Every two years the Gallery invites artists to submit entries for the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. The most outstanding work as judged by the selection panel is awarded an acquisitive cash prize of $50,000.

Closing date: Apr 9, 2017

Firstdraft | Program Call Out
Firstdraft

Firstdraft supports the development of emerging and experimental artistic practice through a diverse and inclusive range of programs. For the Aug 2017 - Jan 2018 callout, firstdraft is seeking proposals from artists, curators and writers.

Closing date: Apr 23, 2017

Creative Fellowships Now Open
State Library Victoria

Vic State Library's fellowships program is one of the most substantial in Australia. Each year, the Library offers Creative Fellowships to encourage the original and imaginative use or development of the Library's collections for new work.

Closing date: Apr 23, 2017

Createability 2017 | Open
Screenworks

CREATEABILITY 2017 is a Screenworks initiative supported by Screen NSW and the ABC that provides funded opportunities for professional filmmakers living in Regional NSW to profile artists with disability living and creating in their communities.

Closing date: Apr 25, 2017

Craft Cubed EOI
Craft

Craft are seeking expressions of interest from craftspeople and designers to present creative, experiemental and ideas-based craft and design projects under the banner of the Craft Cubed Festival.

Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

Cultural Fund
Copyright Agency

The Cultural Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Copyright Agency. It provides grants to organisations for projects that enrich Australian writing, publishing and the visual arts.

Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

Kilgour Prize
Newcastle Art Gallery

the KILGOUR PRIZE is one of Australia's major art prizes, and awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art as determined by a panel of three judges, and $5,000 for the People's Choice Award

Closing date: Apr 30, 2017

Hadley's Art Prize
Hadley's Orient Hotel

Hadley’s Orient Hotel is proud to present a new acquisitive landscape art prize, offering $100,000 to the winning entry. There will also be four highly commended awards, and a People’s Choice Award which will be determined by a public vote.

Closing date: May 1, 2017

Textile Residency Program
D.I.S.C. The Art

A call to national and international fibre artists who would like to gain access to traditional Indian textile art, the techniques, materials and concepts through participation in a residency in Odisha, India.

Closing date: May 6, 2017

Travel Scholarship For Emerging Artists
Freedman Foundation | NAVA

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship aims to assist emerging artists to develop their practice through overseas travel or tuition. Four $5000 grants are available.

Closing date: May 15, 2017

BLINDSIDE | Exhibition Program
BLINDSIDE

BLINDSIDE invites proposals for the 2018 Exhibition Program from emerging, mid-career and established artists, curators, collectives or collaborators to present solo or group exhibitions, as well as events, performances and screenings.

Closing date: May 21, 2017

Horizon Festival EOI
QLD Gov | Sunshine Coast Council.

Horizon Festival are calling for artists, companies and creative producers (including venues) interested in being part of our Horizon Festival arts and cultural program for 2017. Round one closes March 26. Round two closes May 21.

Closing date: May 23, 2017

Emerging Artists Grants
Ian Potter Cultural Trust

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists. Apply NOW!

Closing date: May 31, 2017

Martin Kantor Portrait Prize
BIFB

The acquisitive first prize of $15,000, generously supported by the Dara Foundation, will be awarded to the work judged to be an exceptional photographic portrait of a significant Australian.

Closing date: Jun 6, 2017

Stencil Art Prize
Stencil Art Prize

The Stencil Art Prize invites entries in hand drawn and hand cut stencils, computer generated stencil layers, silk screen stencils and screen printing processes, collage and mixed media stencils, spray paint techniques, water colour, ink and more.

Closing date: Jun 10, 2017

Windmill Trust Scholarship
NAVA | Windmill Trust

Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to enable artists from regional NSW to be part of the professional art making community. Up to $5000 available for individuals.

Closing date: Jul 1, 2017

MPavilion / Art Monthly Writing Award
MPavilion | Art Monthly Australasia | NAVA

Australian writers are invited to submit a proposal for an essay exploring one or more aspects of the relationship between art and design today. The winning writer will receive $3,000 to develop their submission for an essay to be published.

Closing date: Oct 3, 2017

Australia Council | Grant Programs
Australia Council

Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Follow the link to find full list of available grants. 2017 funding rounds close Feb 7, June 6 and Oct 3.

Closing date: Oct 31, 2017

Young Art Journalism Awards
Art News Portal

YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving journalism, media and art students the chance to showcase their talent in presenting art and culture in a creative way. Open to all higher education students and recent graduates.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2017

Art Residency Beijing
Where Where Art Space

The International Art Residency Beijing, operated by the Where Where Art Space, welcomes innovative and explorative artistic projects that intersect with the dynamic contemporary artistic community in China. Apply anytime.