Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Feb 28, 2021

Code of Practice EOI: Writers
NAVA

NAVA is currently undertaking a major revision of its Code of Practice and are looking for writers to draft short discussion papers as well as contributing to draft sections of the Code.

Closing date: Mar 14, 2021

NATSIAA
Telstra

Telstra NATSIAA is Australia's longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Each year the Awards showcase a wide variety of contemporary two and three dimensional artworks from right across the country.

Closing date: Apr 12, 2021

Still: National Still Life Award
Coffs Harbour City Council

Still is a biennial, acquisitive award for artworks in the genre of still life, in all mediums. The award is open to artists at all stages of their careers.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2021

First Nations Curators Program
Firstdraft

The program supports an emerging Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander practitioner to present an exhibition at Firstdraft. The program is designed to provide early career curators with new skills and access to key industry networks.

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Closing date: Feb 28, 2021

Code of Practice EOI: Writers
NAVA

NAVA is currently undertaking a major revision of its Code of Practice and are looking for writers to draft short discussion papers as well as contributing to draft sections of the Code.

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

Arts and Cultural Funding Program Guidelines
NSW Government

Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

The Aboriginal Curator Placement (Emerging) in partnership with Art Gallery of NSW

Two early-career Aboriginal curators will receive the opportunity to deepen their curatorial experience through funding and mentorships, and will deliver two key curatorial and regional engagement projects over nine months.

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship with the State Library of NSW

This Fellowship will provide an Aboriginal artist, knowledge holder or creative practitioner with the opportunity to undertake creative research through the Library's Indigenous Collections, and will work towards a presentation outcome

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

Conductor: Orchestral Conducting Fellowship with Sydney Youth Orchestra

This Fellowship will support the emerging and early career professional practice of an orchestral conductor through funding and mentorships, and will undertake a broad-ranging professional development and orchestral Fellowship program.

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship with Hayes Theatre Co

This Fellowship will offer a composer, musical director and/or creative team to research and develop a new work of musical theatre and will work towards potential development and presentation opportunities.

Closing date: Mar 1, 2021

Carclew’s Project & Development grants
Carclew

Carclew offers grants to early career artists aged 26 years or under, for arts projects with a tangible outcome and/or skills and career development. Project & Development Grants for Individuals provide up to $10,000.

Closing date: Mar 5, 2021

Seeking Expressions of Interest for Public Art in Ross Park
Lennox Village Vision

Ballina Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from professional artists for the design and fabrication of public art for the new play space in Ross Park, Lennox Head.

Closing date: Mar 8, 2021

Call Out for Digital Animators
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

NRCG is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from digital animators with demonstrated experience in stop motion animation techniques, to facilitate a special 8-week youth program at Ignite Studios during March to June 2021.

Closing date: Mar 10, 2021

Let’s Get Digital
M&G NSW

Let’s Get Digital aims to train, support and resource museum, gallery and Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place staff and volunteers to produce and deliver enhanced digital and artistic content for their communities throughout NSW.

Closing date: Mar 14, 2021

NATSIAA
Telstra

Telstra NATSIAA is Australia's longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Each year the Awards showcase a wide variety of contemporary two and three dimensional artworks from right across the country.

Closing date: Mar 14, 2021

NSW Youth Advisory Council 2021
ACYP

Membership of the YAC is open to all children and young people between 12 and 24 years of age residing in NSW. Applications are sought from diverse locations, backgrounds and life experiences.

Closing date: Mar 19, 2021

Write. Retreat. Restart.
Byron Writers Festival

Applications are now open for Byron Writers Festival’s exciting new Restart Residential Retreats. This grant will be disbursed in residencies as well as free workshops for NSW writers and illustrators of all description.

Closing date: Mar 22, 2021

Australians In Film UNTAPPED
Australians In Film

Untapped is a breakthrough online talent development program for undiscovered and underrepresented Australian screenwriters and directors.

Closing date: Mar 31, 2021

Contemporary Textile Award
Wangaratta Art Gallery

This biennial nationally significant award has been presented by Wangaratta Art Gallery since 2009, and will again be a showcase of textile artistry and talent from across Australia. Wangaratta has a long and prominent history of textiles, both in manufacturing and as a craft form.

Closing date: Mar 31, 2021

Artist Residency
NORPA

NORPA is offering two $15,000 residencies in 2021 to support independent artists from across the Northern Rivers region to begin the process of creating, researching and developing new performance works.

Closing date: Apr 1, 2021

Manager for The Loveys Music
The Loveys Music

The Loveys is an original four piece band that has been working together for the past 4 years. We are recording our third album, and are looking for someone to help us organise touring and promotional events. Must be experienced and well connected!

Closing date: Apr 5, 2021

Mentorship Program
M&G NSW

Mentorships provide opportunities for emerging and mid-level NSW museum and gallery staff to spend two weeks with a state, national or smaller, more specialised organisation.

Closing date: Apr 8, 2021

Fellowship Program
M&G NSW

Fellowships offer senior staff from NSW museums and galleries the opportunity to spend two weeks at an another cultural organisation. Up to $6,000 per placement is available and individuals.

Closing date: Apr 12, 2021

Still: National Still Life Award
Coffs Harbour City Council

Still is a biennial, acquisitive award for artworks in the genre of still life, in all mediums. The award is open to artists at all stages of their careers.

Closing date: Apr 23, 2021

The Fineman New Photography Award
Ballarat International Foto Biennale

This award places the focus on photographic artists working throughout the Asia Pacific region; seeking to find those whose work is beginning to receive critical attention and deserves to be seen by international audiences.

Closing date: May 1, 2021

Martin Kantor Portrait Prize
Ballarat International Foto Biennale

This is open to all photographers and photo media artists and gives you the chance to receive the acquisitive first prize of $15,000 and have your work displayed and viewed at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

Closing date: May 1, 2021

Resilience in Isolation
Yirramboi

Resilience in Isolation program looks to provide support for our First Nations creatives to continue to do what they do best, create. The EOI calls out to First Nation creatives to create, develop or adapt new works during the isolation period.

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.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2021

Quick Response Grants
CreateNSW

Small Project 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, 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: Aug 31, 2021

First Nations Curators Program
Firstdraft

The program supports an emerging Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander practitioner to present an exhibition at Firstdraft. The program is designed to provide early career curators with new skills and access to key industry networks.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2021

Join the Byron Shire Arts Trail

A comprehensive listing of the artistic businesses scattered throughout the Byron Shire & Hinterland.