Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Jan 25, 2018

Performance Space | Residencies
Performance Space

Performance Space is proud to continue our commitment to the development of artists’ practices with our range of residencies and workshops in 2018.

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: 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.

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Closing date: Jan 21, 2018

Upcycled Book Sculpture 2018
Gold Coast City Libraries

Expressions of interest are now open to artist/s or arts groups to create a large scale installation art work, live on site at City Libraries, (Broadbeach and/or Elanora) during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, 4 April to 15 April.

Closing date: Jan 25, 2018

Performance Space | Residencies
Performance Space

Performance Space is proud to continue our commitment to the development of artists’ practices with our range of residencies and workshops in 2018.

Closing date: Jan 28, 2018

Wanted: Projection Artist
Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre

Sprung!! seeks a projection artist for 2 hours per week 2-4pm on Mondays in Ballina for 9 weeks from 5 February, to tutor five Sprung!! senior dancers with disability in a creative enquiry into light and shadow play that will inform future projects.

Closing date: Jan 31, 2018

The Alice Prize
Araluen Arts Centre

In 2018, the Alice Prize will celebrate its 40th incarnation with $40,000 for the winning artwork. The Alice Prize is an acquisitive national contemporary art prize, welcoming entries from around Australia, in any medium or theme.

Closing date: Feb 1, 2018

Arts and Cultural Development Program
Create NSW

Program funding is available for NSW-based organisations towards the costs of delivering arts and cultural programs on an annual or multiyear basis.

Closing date: Feb 5, 2018

SOMA Summer
SOMA

SOMA Summer is a unique eight-week program for international artists, curators, critics, and art historians, conducted in English in Mexico City.

Closing date: Feb 5, 2018

Job | Executive Director (Mat Cover)
Outback Arts

Outback Arts is seeking an Arts and Cultural professional to lead our team (12 month maternity cover) to deliver an exciting program for the region. Experience working in project management, the arts or an arts-related environment is essential.

Closing date: Feb 7, 2018

Volunteer Program
Biennale of Sydney

Join us and take part in bringing art and people together. Being a volunteer with the 21st Biennale of Sydney offers a rewarding opportunity to discover more about contemporary art and meet new friends.

Closing date: Feb 9, 2018

Emerging Artists Studio
The Substation

The SUBSTATION is seeking expressions of interest from individual artists to undertake our inaugural Emerging Artist Studio Residency. Applicants must be within 5 years of graduating from an arts degree at a tertiary level.

Closing date: Feb 11, 2018

Ignite Studios @ NRCG AiR program
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

The funded AiR is available for residencies exploring two themes; Environment Futures and Space and Place and is open to Australian and International arts professionals from a diverse spectrum of creative disciplines, both emerging and established.

Closing date: Feb 13, 2018

Job | Communication Strategy Coordinator
NAVA

Apply your communications strategy and media nous in this new role and propel contemporary arts onto the national agenda. This is a rare opportunity to be both hands-on and strategic, working closely with a small team for big impact.

Closing date: Feb 15, 2018

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Bayside City Council

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) is an annual prize and exhibition that aims to increase opportunities for participation in Bayside’s arts and cultural program.

Closing date: Feb 16, 2018

PCA Print Commission
Print Council of Australia

Each year the Print Council of Australia commissions Australian and New Zealand artists from an open call for submissions to create a new, original limited print edition for the PCA Print Commission.

Closing date: Feb 16, 2018

The 65th Blake Prize
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Prizes selected by judges for the best contemporary art work that addresses the religious or spiritual. The Blake Prize is a non-acquisitive prize of $35,000, Emerging Artist Prize is an acquisitive prize of $6,000 and Established Artist Residency.

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 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 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 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 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: 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 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: 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.