Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Mar 11, 2018

Your Big Idea
Arts Northern Rivers

We are calling for proposals for ambitious ideas ready to be developed into contemporary arts projects. The concept must be original and cutting edge as applications will be assessed by a panel of highly regarded industry leaders.

Closing date: Mar 16, 2018

Telstra NATSIAA
MAGNT & Telstra

Heading into its 35th year, Telstra NATSIAA is the longest-running art award dedicated to the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and has come to be regarded as one of the premier events on the Australian Indigenous art calendar.

Closing date: Apr 9, 2018

Community Presenter Touring Grant
Arts on Tour

The Grant is designed to broaden access to professional productions to audiences in regional and remote NSW, and local councils, community groups, professional arts organisations as well as artists themselves area all encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Apr 21, 2018

NSW Artists' Grant
NAVA

The NSW Artists’ Grant has been initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners residing in NSW to produce, present and promote their work throughout NSW, interstate and overseas.

All Opportunities

Closing date: Mar 1, 2018

Bakhap Sculpture Award
James Scott Decorative Arts Society

The Bakhap Award for Sculpture 2017–18 is a sculpture award run by the James Scott Decorative Arts Society (JSDAS) to recognise and encourage the development of the arts.

Closing date: Mar 2, 2018

Call for Entries | Women's Festival
Serpentine Gallery

As part of the Lismore Women's Festival 2018, female artists are welcome to exhibit in 'Woman'; an exhibition celebrating the creative women in our region. Please contact the gallery if you would like your artwork to be in this group exhibition.

Closing date: Mar 2, 2018

Job | Arts/Disability Administrator
Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre

Experienced Arts and Disability Administrator (FEADA) wanted to help SPRUNG!! establish better policies, frameworks etc to meet state-of-the-art requirements for good governance as an arts and disability organisation with NDIS.

Closing date: Mar 5, 2018

SWELL 2018 Submissions Invited
SWELL Sculpture Festival

The next wave of sculpture is invited for SWELL 2018, Queensland's largest outdoor sculpture exhibition at Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast. Over $25,000 in awards incl. $15,000 major award. Artists working in all mediums are invited to submit.

Closing date: Mar 7, 2018

PPCA + Australia Council Grant
PPCA & Australia Council

Expressions of Interest are now open for a PPCA-Australia Council partnership to support with any costs associated for Australian artists to create new sound recordings for projects starting after 25 June 2018.

Closing date: Mar 8, 2018

Perfect Match
Inner West Council

Perfect Match brings artists, residents, businesses, property owners and community partners together to collaboratively create fantastic new artworks in public places. Applications for the 2018 program are open until 8 March.

Closing date: Mar 11, 2018

Your Big Idea
Arts Northern Rivers

We are calling for proposals for ambitious ideas ready to be developed into contemporary arts projects. The concept must be original and cutting edge as applications will be assessed by a panel of highly regarded industry leaders.

Closing date: Mar 16, 2018

Telstra NATSIAA
MAGNT & Telstra

Heading into its 35th year, Telstra NATSIAA is the longest-running art award dedicated to the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and has come to be regarded as one of the premier events on the Australian Indigenous art calendar.

Closing date: Mar 21, 2018

John Oxley Library Fellowship
State Library of Queensland

As one of Queensland’s most prestigious research awards for over 10 years, the John Oxley Library Fellowship offers researchers, writers, historians and content creators the opportunity to discover Queensland’s rich history.

Closing date: Mar 24, 2018

International Scholarship for Curators
The Freedman Foundation

A new initiative to assist early career curators to develop their practice overseas. This scholarship provides assistance towards the cost of overseas travel to undertake a residency, internship or mentorship or a self-initiated curatorial project.

Closing date: Apr 4, 2018

Stanthorpe Art Prize
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery

The biennial Stanthorpe Art Prize will be held once again in 2018. With $40 000 in prizes in eight categories including a top prize of $25 000, it is one of the most prestigious art prizes in Australia.

Closing date: Apr 6, 2018

Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018
Sunshine Coast Council

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium. Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition

Closing date: Apr 9, 2018

Community Presenter Touring Grant
Arts on Tour

The Grant is designed to broaden access to professional productions to audiences in regional and remote NSW, and local councils, community groups, professional arts organisations as well as artists themselves area all encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Apr 17, 2018

Ravenswood Womens Art Prize
Ravenswood School for Girls

The Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize is an annual prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established female artists in Australia. There are two prize categories, including a $35,000 prize.

Closing date: Apr 21, 2018

NSW Artists' Grant
NAVA

The NSW Artists’ Grant has been initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners residing in NSW to produce, present and promote their work throughout NSW, interstate and overseas.

Closing date: May 18, 2018

Waverley Art Prize
Waverley Woollarah Art School

With an annual prize pool worth $12,000, the 2018 Waverley Art Prize is open to painting, drawing print & mixed media. Entries open on Monday 19 February 2018 and close on Friday 18 May 2018.

Closing date: May 18, 2018

Hadley’s Art Prize
Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Presented by Hadley’s Orient Hotel, the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape prize, which offers $100,000 to the winning entry.

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

PICA Artist Residency
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

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: 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: 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: 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.