Closing date: Apr 1, 2017
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 | 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 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 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
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 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 15, 2017
BLINDSIDE | Exhibition Program
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: 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 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.