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Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Aug 19, 2018

Visual Arts Fellowship
NAVA & Copyright Agency

The Visual Arts Fellowship aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to undertake a self directed program of professional development.

Closing date: Sep 16, 2018

NGA Indigenous Arts Leadership Program
National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Limited

The Indigenous Arts Leadership program provides an opportunity for up to 10 Indigenous Australians to travel to the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra and learn about the visual arts and museum sector over 10 days.

Closing date: Oct 13, 2018

BAM Art Prize
Byron Arts Magazine

The BAM Art Prize is designed to promote awareness of the arts in the Northern Rivers by presenting a national art prize within the region. The winner will receive $5000 and be featured on the cover of BAM.

Closing date: Mar 7, 2019

The Artbank Roadshow
Artbank

The Artbank Roadshow is a national initiative that seeks to provide opportunities for unrepresented artists to be seen and potentially acquired for the Artbank Collection.

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Closing date: Aug 19, 2018

Visual Arts Fellowship
NAVA & Copyright Agency

The Visual Arts Fellowship aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to undertake a self directed program of professional development.

Closing date: Aug 20, 2018

CreateNSW Fellowships
CreateNSW

This program supports NSW artists, practitioners, and arts/cultural workers to undertake self-directed professional development programs or significant opportunities to support their personal creative and career advancement.

Closing date: Aug 24, 2018

COMPACT
Multicultural NSW

COMPACT supports partnerships and collaboration between community, non government, youth sports, arts/media, educational organisations and the private sector by providing grant funding for innovative, evidence-based community projects.

Closing date: Aug 24, 2018

Createability Internship Program
Accessible Arts and Create NSW

The Program includes customised training for up to eight participants with disability facilitated by Accessible Arts, followed by paid internships in major organisations across the arts, screen and cultural sectors.

Closing date: Aug 27, 2018

Metro Art – EOI
Create NSW

Create NSW is seeking expressions of interest to bring world-class art to seven new underground metro stations.

Closing date: Aug 27, 2018

Midsumma Futures | Mentorship
Midsumma Festival

This program provides a queer context in which participants can develop their practice, and includes access to professional mentoring, and workshops with likeminded (or radically different-minded) peers.

Closing date: Aug 28, 2018

Brooks International Fellowship
Tate Modern

Tate, in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, invites applications for the Brooks International Fellowship Programme, which is now in its fifth year.

Closing date: Aug 29, 2018

Call Out | 2019 Exhibitions
NRCG

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is currently inviting exhibition applications across all artforms from artists, artist groups and curators for the 2019 exhibition program.

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 5, 2018

The Dobell Exhibition Grant
Dobell Art Foundation

The Dobell Exhibition Grant, supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, offers $40,000 in funding to one regional NSW gallery per annum

Closing date: Sep 5, 2018

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award
Campbelltown Arts Centre

The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award coincides with Campbelltown’s annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Held over 10 days, the Festival dates back to 1956 and celebrates Australia’s most famous ghost – Frederick Fisher.

Closing date: Sep 9, 2018

Creative Studio Spaces
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

NRCG is currently inviting applications for the ‘Artist Studio’ program at ‘Ignite Studios @ NRCG’. Two ‘Artist Studio’ spaces #2 and #4 are available from now until February 2019, with an option to renew, on a subsidised lease.

Closing date: Sep 10, 2018

The Basil Sellers Art Prize
Eurobodalla Shire Council

Entries are now open for the Basil Sellers Art Prize which is a $20,000 acquisitive art prize and exhibition that features 2D artworks (excluding photography and digital media) run by Eurobodalla Shire Council.

Closing date: Sep 11, 2018

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust
The Ian Potter Cultural Trust

The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

Closing date: Sep 12, 2018

NSW Mid-Career/Established Fellowship
Create NSW and MCA

One Fellowship will be awarded to a mid-career or established visual artist to undertake a self-directed professional development program or a significant opportunity to support their personal creative and career advancement.

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: Sep 16, 2018

NGA Indigenous Arts Leadership Program
National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Limited

The Indigenous Arts Leadership program provides an opportunity for up to 10 Indigenous Australians to travel to the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra and learn about the visual arts and museum sector over 10 days.

Closing date: Sep 21, 2018

Regional Cultural Fund
CreateNSW

The Regional Cultural Fund was established by the NSW Government to support the development of cultural infrastructure in regional NSW that enables bold, exciting and diverse arts and cultural activities.

Closing date: Sep 24, 2018

Community Presenter Touring Grant
Arts on Tour

The Grant is to extend the reach of professional productions to smaller towns and remote communities in NSW that do not have a professional performing arts venue, by providing funds towards the performance fee of touring productions.

Closing date: Sep 24, 2018

REC Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival
Screenwave

Over $40,000 in prizes is up for grabs for finalists and winners, with all finalists films screening at SWIFF’s Nextwave Youth Film Awards in January before being distributed around Regional Australia through Film Outreach Australia.

Closing date: Sep 24, 2018

Fellowship for a Visual Artist
The Copyright Agency

The Copyright Agency’s Fellowship for a Visual Artist will support an established Australian visual artist to develop and create new work in any medium.

Closing date: Oct 13, 2018

BAM Art Prize
Byron Arts Magazine

The BAM Art Prize is designed to promote awareness of the arts in the Northern Rivers by presenting a national art prize within the region. The winner will receive $5000 and be featured on the cover of BAM.

Closing date: Oct 16, 2018

Jon Schueler Residency
National Centre for Gaelic Language | Culture and the Arts, Isle of Skye

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to come and research, develop and produce work for 3 months in the dedicated artist’s studio in a spectacular setting overlooking The Sound of Sleat, the place which so inspired Schueler as an artist

Closing date: Oct 19, 2018

NAISDA Auditions
NAISDA

Take the first step towards your artistic future today and apply to study at NAISDA Dance College.

Closing date: Oct 31, 2018

Dobell Drawing Prize
The National Art School

The new biennial Prize will be presented at NAS Gallery, alongside a new drawing symposium that explores the importance of drawing in all its diversity.

Closing date: Oct 31, 2018

Hill End | Artists Residency
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Hill End’s distinctive blend of landscape, gold-mining history and vernacular architecture continue to attract generations of Australian artists.

Closing date: Nov 16, 2018

The Float Small Vessel Prize
FLOAT

A vessel can be many things. With many names, descriptions and functions. It is primarily an object to carry, contain and transport. Simple forms, or more involved with lids, handles, feet or spouts, which we interact with and use as vessels in life.

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.

Closing date: Mar 7, 2019

The Artbank Roadshow
Artbank

The Artbank Roadshow is a national initiative that seeks to provide opportunities for unrepresented artists to be seen and potentially acquired for the Artbank Collection.