Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

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 11, 2018

The Bowness Photography Prize
MGA

The Bowness Photography Prize has quickly become Australia's most coveted photography prize. It is also one of the country's most open prizes for photography.

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

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.

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Closing date: Jun 25, 2018

The Peter Blazey Fellowship
The Australian Centre

The Fellowship is awarded annually to writers in the non-fiction fields of biography, autobiography and life writing and is intended to further a work in progress. A prize of approximately $15,000, and a residency at The Australia Centre.

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 7, 2018

2018 Postcard Show Entries Open
c.a.s.e inc

Entries for the c.a.s.e inc 2018 postcard show are now open! This year’s theme is ‘After the longest night ...’ and all artworks can be in any media but must be unframed and 13cm (h) x 18cm (w) x 4cm (d). Artists may enter a maximum of three works.

Closing date: Jul 11, 2018

The Bowness Photography Prize
MGA

The Bowness Photography Prize has quickly become Australia's most coveted photography prize. It is also one of the country's most open prizes for photography.

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 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: Jul 31, 2018

Battle of the Bands
The Nimbin Bush Theatre

The Passport to Airlie - Battle of the Bands competition, in its sixth year, boasts being the largest Battle of the Bands competition of its kind in Australia. Want to enter? Go to the website and follow the prompts.The winner plays Airlie 2018.

Closing date: Aug 3, 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: 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.