Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Apr 19, 2020

stARTup e-course
Arts Northern Rivers

Arts Northern Rivers is partnering with Christina Giorgio from Creative Consultancies to deliver ‘stARTup’, an e-course subsidised for creatives impacted by Covid-19.

Closing date: Apr 20, 2020

Disability Programming Initiative
Sydney Festival

Artists with disability are being encouraged to submit proposals for their work to be showcased as part of the 2021 Sydney Festival through an initiative that’s been developed by Sydney Festival in partnership with Accessible Arts.

Closing date: Apr 20, 2020

Artlands 2020 Call For Papers
Regional Arts Australia

As we all grapple with the pandemic unfolding around us, Artlands 2020 wants to hear what are the key issues, thoughts and themes that the arts community in regional and remote Australia need to address in these uncertain times.

Closing date: Apr 26, 2020

International Scholarship for Curators
NAVA

The Freedman Foundation International Scholarship for Curators is an initiative to assist early career curators to develop their practice through overseas travel through residency, internship, mentorship or self-initiated curatorial projects.

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Closing date: Apr 19, 2020

stARTup e-course
Arts Northern Rivers

Arts Northern Rivers is partnering with Christina Giorgio from Creative Consultancies to deliver ‘stARTup’, an e-course subsidised for creatives impacted by Covid-19.

Closing date: Apr 20, 2020

North Queensland Ceramic Awards
Townsville City Council

A showcase for both well-known and emerging artists, this competition displays the diversity of ceramic art currently being produced in Australia.

Closing date: Apr 20, 2020

Disability Programming Initiative
Sydney Festival

Artists with disability are being encouraged to submit proposals for their work to be showcased as part of the 2021 Sydney Festival through an initiative that’s been developed by Sydney Festival in partnership with Accessible Arts.

Closing date: Apr 20, 2020

Artlands 2020 Call For Papers
Regional Arts Australia

As we all grapple with the pandemic unfolding around us, Artlands 2020 wants to hear what are the key issues, thoughts and themes that the arts community in regional and remote Australia need to address in these uncertain times.

Closing date: Apr 26, 2020

International Scholarship for Curators
NAVA

The Freedman Foundation International Scholarship for Curators is an initiative to assist early career curators to develop their practice through overseas travel through residency, internship, mentorship or self-initiated curatorial projects.

Closing date: Apr 27, 2020

Call for Exhibition Proposals
Lismore Regional Gallery

Lismore Regional Gallery are currently calling for exhibition proposals to join the 2021 program. The prominently located downstairs gallery will prioritise local early career artists in a program of about eight exhibitions per year.

Closing date: Apr 30, 2020

Churchill Fellowship
Churchill Trust

This year the Churchill Trust is particularly keen to receive more applications from the Northern Rivers. Two information sessions are being held in Byron Bay and Grafton on the 9th & 10th of March for people interested in applying.

Closing date: May 3, 2020

Kilgour Prize
Newcastle Art Gallery

One of Australia's major art prizes, and awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art as determined by a panel of three judges, and $5,000 for the People's Choice Award, as determined by votes from the public.

Closing date: May 29, 2020

Sculpture@Shaw
Belco Arts

Sculptors are invited from all over Australia to participate in what will be a first for this prestigious sculpture prize, intended to celebrate outdoor public art that exudes a sense of play and imagination.

Closing date: May 31, 2020

The Blake Prize
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

The Blake Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious prizes which encourages conversation about religion and spirituality through art. The prize attracts entries from around the world to compete for various prizes including the $35,000 main prize.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2020

Quick Response Grants
CreateNSW

Small Project (Quick Response) Grants support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development or promotion for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers.

Closing date: Jun 30, 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: 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: 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.