Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: May 26, 2018

The Windmill Trust Scholarship
The Windmill Trust & NAVA

The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), together with the Windmill Trust, is pleased to announce that the 2018 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists has opened for applications.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Artist in Residence
Grafton Regional Gallery

Grafton Regional Gallery’s Artists in Residence program is a rare opportunity not to be missed. The focus for this year’s residency is interdisciplinary art practices such as drawing, dance, movement, animation and/ or digital works.

Closing date: Jun 10, 2018

Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

Applications for residencies, occurring in 2019, are now open. The live-in studio is located on the site of the Tweed Regional Gallery, overlooking picturesque surrounds with views to Mount Warning/Wollumbin.

Closing date: Jun 11, 2018

Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize
Lismore Regional Gallery

The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize is a biennial prize is open now! The prize is open to artists nationally.

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Closing date: May 26, 2018

The Windmill Trust Scholarship
The Windmill Trust & NAVA

The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), together with the Windmill Trust, is pleased to announce that the 2018 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists has opened for applications.

Closing date: May 28, 2018

Writing Competition | Grieve
Hunter Writers Centre

Grieve Writing Competition You know the measure of your love by the weight of your loss Open to all Australians

Closing date: May 30, 2018

Artist in Residence
Australian Print Workshop

Australian Print Workshop seeks proposals from Artists/Printmakers resident outside Melbourne who would like to undertake a 3-week APW Artist Residency in September or October 2018.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Artist in Residence
Grafton Regional Gallery

Grafton Regional Gallery’s Artists in Residence program is a rare opportunity not to be missed. The focus for this year’s residency is interdisciplinary art practices such as drawing, dance, movement, animation and/ or digital works.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Go Art Exhibition
Grafton High School P&C

The sixth annual Grafton Open Art Exhibition (Go Art) transforms the Grafton High School Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) by showcasing artworks by both Adults and students. It is held on the June long weekend (9, 10, 11) 2018. The opening night is a free

Closing date: Jun 2, 2018

Artist Residency | PICA
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

The PICA Residency Program offers opportunities for Artists, Companies, Curators and Producers to push the boundaries of their Genre, in the development of New Work which is conceptually, formally, or technologically ambitious.

Closing date: Jun 9, 2018

360 Vision
Create NSW

The NSW Government, through Create NSW, is offering six grants of up to $20,000 each for professional artists and cultural practitioners to develop virtual reality (VR) work.

Closing date: Jun 9, 2018

Quick Response Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Available under the Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW, Quick Response Grants offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique opportunities that present themselves at very short notice.

Closing date: Jun 10, 2018

Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

Applications for residencies, occurring in 2019, are now open. The live-in studio is located on the site of the Tweed Regional Gallery, overlooking picturesque surrounds with views to Mount Warning/Wollumbin.

Closing date: Jun 11, 2018

Newcastle Poetry Prize
Hunter Writers Centre

2018 is the 37th year of the Newcastle Poetry Prize, Australia’s most prestigious poetry prize, with a total prize pool off $22,000.

Closing date: Jun 11, 2018

Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize
Lismore Regional Gallery

The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize is a biennial prize is open now! The prize is open to artists nationally.

Closing date: Jun 29, 2018

Clarence River Arts Festival
Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association

The Clarence River Arts Festival is an annual event run by the Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association that is held in Maclean every year in July. Multiple categories and up to $1500 in prizes.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2018

Spirit of Chincogan Sculpture Commission
Creative Mullumbimby

The project supports exploration of histories and mythical interpretations of Mullumbimby’s landmark formation, Chincogan, through public art. A commission for sculpture, budget $30000.

Closing date: Jul 6, 2018

National Contemporary Jewellery Award
Griffith Regional Art Gallery

The National Contemporary Jewellery Award is Griffith Regional Art Gallery’s flagship biennial acquisitive award. Acquisitions from the award develop the National Contemporary Jewellery Collection, now in its 30th year.

Closing date: Jul 24, 2018

Call for Submissions
Ocean Shores Art Expo

Now in its 15th year, the Ocean Shores Art Expo is a major cultural event in the north of the Shire. This year's theme is 'treasures' and we invite artists to submit entries in 6 categories.

Closing date: Jul 30, 2018

CASP | Country Arts Support Program
Regional Arts NSW

The aim of the Country Arts Support Program is to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW through small grants that assist arts and cultural activities and access and increase opportunities for local artists

Closing date: Jul 31, 2018

Orange House by the Sea Artist Residency
Chamber Made

Chamber Made is thrilled to announce our new residency program for mid-career women artists who are working across performance, sound and music.

Closing date: Aug 10, 2018

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grant
Regional Arts NSW

RAF is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. The objectives are to support participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture in regional and remote areas.

Closing date: Aug 10, 2018

JADA Drawing Prize 2018
Grafton Regional Gallery

The JADA is Australia’s richest regional drawing prize, with total prize money of $40,000 on offer. The major first prize is $30,000 and further acquisitions to the value of $10,000.

Closing date: Aug 30, 2018

Call Out | Volunteer
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is calling for expressions of interest for weekend volunteers to support the gallery through assisting with front-of-house operations, customer service and sales. Contact the Gallery Directly ph 02 6681 6167.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2018

Art Prize | Aesthetica
Aesthetica Magazine

Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international artworld

Closing date: Sep 14, 2018

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award
Bega Valley Regional Gallery

One of Australia's most loved and richest portrait awards, the biennial Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award celebrates realistic portraiture in memory of our eponymous patron. $50,000 First Prize.

Closing date: Dec 1, 2018

Arts Residency | Skopelos
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts

The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts offers residencies for two weeks to two months for ceramists, mixed media artists, painters, printmakers and sculptors from March through December.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2018

Aboriginal Quick Response Grants
Create NSW

Funding supports professional and market development opportunities for NSW Aboriginal artists and arts workers. Applications are received throughout the year for activities occurring between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.