Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Jul 27, 2020

Write North Writers’ Group Residency
Byron Writers Festival

Applications are now open for mid-career to established NSW writers. The Residency valued at almost $40,000 will support a writers’ group of up to four members in a creative residency across seven days from 7-13 September in Byron Bay.

Closing date: Jul 31, 2020

Indigenous Talent Creative Incubator
Screen NSW

In partnership with Bunya Talent, Screen NSW are seeking Indigenous producers, writers or directors to take part in a three-day Creative Incubator, featuring masterclasses and mentoring with experienced industry practitioners.

Closing date: Aug 21, 2020

RAF Project Grants
Regional Arts NSW

RAF Project Grants support sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2020

Exhibition Callout
Lone Goat Gallery

Lone Goat Gallery is now accepting applications exhibitions from visual artists across the Northern Rivers region for the 2021-22 Exhibition Program.

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Closing date: Jul 19, 2020

JADA Drawing Prize
Grafton Regional Gallery

Artists are invited to submit entries for the 2020 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award. Prize has increased to $35,000. Entries close 30 June 2020 and finalists to be exhibited in October and November 2020 at the Grafton Regional Gallery.

Closing date: Jul 20, 2020

Windmill Trust Scholarship
Windmill Trust

Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to support professional artists from regional NSW to develop and or present their work.

Closing date: Jul 22, 2020

Calleen Art Award
Cowra Regional Art Gallery

An acquisitive art prize that encourages originality and artistic merit. The award is open to original paintings in any style or subject and for adjudication purposes using any traditional painting medium, such as acrylic, oil or watercolour.

Closing date: Jul 24, 2020

General Manager Position
The Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation (SWFWAA)

SWFWAA is the regional body for Aboriginal arts and culture on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The Alliance’s objective is to position Aboriginal art and culture as the foundation for the social, economic and cultural development of the Mid North Coast.

Closing date: Jul 27, 2020

Write North Writers’ Group Residency
Byron Writers Festival

Applications are now open for mid-career to established NSW writers. The Residency valued at almost $40,000 will support a writers’ group of up to four members in a creative residency across seven days from 7-13 September in Byron Bay.

Closing date: Jul 31, 2020

Paul Guest Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery

The Paul Guest Prize is an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize is open to all Australian artists and is a non-acquisitive cash award of $15,000.

Closing date: Jul 31, 2020

Indigenous Talent Creative Incubator
Screen NSW

In partnership with Bunya Talent, Screen NSW are seeking Indigenous producers, writers or directors to take part in a three-day Creative Incubator, featuring masterclasses and mentoring with experienced industry practitioners.

Closing date: Jul 31, 2020

Super Rough Seas
Karma Barnes

You are invited to participate in the 'Super Rough Seas'; an artist lead Community Recovery Art Project, bringing together our stories and experiences of COVID-19 in a Street Art Story Montage.

Closing date: Aug 2, 2020

Anthology Submission
The Australian Earth Laws Alliance

Earthwords and Artlings is an annual anthology exploring the climate crisis and its impacts. We are currently accepting submissions to our first volume: Voices of Nature.

Closing date: Aug 16, 2020

Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize
Ballina Region for Refugees

This year’s competition theme is ‘holding patterns’. We welcome poems of up to 50 lines that consider the variety of roles holding patterns occupy in refugee and asylum seeker experiences.

Closing date: Aug 21, 2020

RAF Project Grants
Regional Arts NSW

RAF Project Grants support sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

Closing date: Aug 27, 2020

Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize
Lismore Regional Gallery

A biennial prize open to artists Australia wide and is now in its 7th year, having started as The Northern Rivers Portrait Prize. This national portrait prize is open to portraits of any subject in any medium.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2020

Exhibition Callout
Lone Goat Gallery

Lone Goat Gallery is now accepting applications exhibitions from visual artists across the Northern Rivers region for the 2021-22 Exhibition Program.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2020

Aesthetica Art Prize
Aesthetica

The Aesthetica Art Prize was launched as a way to support the next generation of talent across new visual media. The prize has now evolved into an exhibition as well as a publication attracting entries from across the globe.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2020

Moogahl Live
Moogahlin Performing Arts Inc

Open to Performing Artists with existing work who can participate in a series of Facebook takeovers. These could be anything from solo concerts, dance workshops, comedy sets, acting masterclasses, spoken word performances, and more.

Closing date: Sep 13, 2020

Redland Art Award
Redland Art Gallery

A biennial contemporary painting competition open to all Australian artists featuring four prizes, totalling over $20,000.

Closing date: Sep 21, 2020

Nextwave Youth Film Competition
Screenwave

Open to ages 10-25 living in regional Australia. Films are to creatively include the phrase, “What’s next?”. The best films are to be screened at the Awards next January as part of the Screenwave International Film Festival in Coffs Harbour.

Closing date: Dec 2, 2020

Artists' Benevolent Fund
NAVA

The renewed Artists’ Benevolent Fund hopes to provide modest but useful one-off financial assistance to Australian visual artists in crisis.

Closing date: Dec 19, 2020

Have a TV show made about your art!
Put Some Colur in Your Life TV Show

Colour in Your Life make art documentaries about you and your art in your studio then distribute it to an audience of millions via TV networks and online. Now is the time to update your online profile with video. Read more and apply today!

Closing date: Jun 30, 2021

RAF Relief Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Relief grants are designed to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to meet their immediate needs. This could include asset replacement or purchase, support for arts practice small projects and professional development.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2021

RAF Renewal Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Renewal grants will provide up to three years of funding to support projects that have strong partnerships and demonstrated long term outcomes, with sustainable future-positioning focus.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2021

Quick Response Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW Quick Response Grants offer funding for up to $2,000 are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities.