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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 11, 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. The Create Career Fund supports individuals and closes May 11.

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Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

The Neumann Dust Temple Portrait Prize
Dust Temple

The Neumann Dust Temple Portrait Exhibition invites local, national and international artists residing in Australia. For more information and an Entry form, email [email protected]

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 11, 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. The Create Career Fund supports individuals and closes May 11.

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 19, 2017

Contemporary Wearables '17 | OPEN
Toowoomba Regional Gallery

Contemporary Wearables Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition recognises and promotes innovation in design and use of materials in the creation of contemporary jewellery.

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 9, 2017

2017 Grieve Writing Competition
Hunter Writers Centre

In honour of Grief Awareness month this August, Hunter Writers Centre is calling for story submissions of 500 words, or poems up to 36 lines. Over $7000 in prizes to be won. 150+ works will be published in the anthology. Entry fee $16.50.

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: Sep 22, 2017

2017 CVIAA | Entries Open
Grafton Regional Gallery

Entries for the Grafton Regional Gallery's 2017 Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award are now open. First prize: $5,000. Encouragement award: $1,000 For full details and entry forms visit our website.

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.