Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Dec 15, 2021

First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship
Arts Northern Rivers

Delivered in partnership with the Byron School of Art (BSA), the First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship will sponsor a First Nations artist to participate in a year-long Visual Arts Foundation Course.

Closing date: Dec 22, 2021

Parallel Curatorial Fellowship
PARALLEL and MAMA

Parallel will commission six independent and/or emerging art workers who identify as CaLD to develop projects that explore opportunities for structural change at MAMA.

Closing date: Dec 24, 2021

Call for Entries
Byron All Shorts

Byron All Shorts – Northern Rivers Short Film Competition will screen the best of local shorts on Sat 19th Feb 2022; alongside the best of Australian & the International shorts with the Flickerfest International Short Film Festival screenings from Thur 17th Jan – Sat 19th Feb 2022.

Closing date: Jan 30, 2022

Exhibition Opportunity
Firstdraft and Metro Arts

FIrstdraft and Metro Arts have announced a new two-year reciprocal partnership supporting two artists living outside of capital cities - one from NSW and another from QLD - to present work across both organisations in 2022 and 2023.

All Opportunities

Closing date: Dec 13, 2021

SPA Practitioner Program
Screenworks

The SPA Practitioner Program will boost the development of screen content producers' careers through training and professional development opportunities, and it will also create and build community and networking opportunities within the industry over a targeted 12-month period.

Closing date: Dec 15, 2021

First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship
Arts Northern Rivers

Delivered in partnership with the Byron School of Art (BSA), the First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship will sponsor a First Nations artist to participate in a year-long Visual Arts Foundation Course.

Closing date: Dec 19, 2021

Lawrence Museum now open
Lawrence Historical Society Inc.

Lawrence Museum, former 2 NR Broadcast station and The Shed is now open to the public weekends 1.00pm - 4.00pm.Step back in time to Lawrence as a major port on the Clarence, see heritage river boats, Ram Chandra's cottage, blacksmith's shop, and more

Closing date: Dec 22, 2021

Parallel Curatorial Fellowship
PARALLEL and MAMA

Parallel will commission six independent and/or emerging art workers who identify as CaLD to develop projects that explore opportunities for structural change at MAMA.

Closing date: Dec 24, 2021

Call for Entries
Byron All Shorts

Byron All Shorts – Northern Rivers Short Film Competition will screen the best of local shorts on Sat 19th Feb 2022; alongside the best of Australian & the International shorts with the Flickerfest International Short Film Festival screenings from Thur 17th Jan – Sat 19th Feb 2022.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2021

NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package
Create NSW

An extension of the original Performing Arts COVID Support Package designed to support the sector while in lockdown, this new package is designed to assist the sector to relaunch by providing certainty and confidence as audiences return to theatres and other performance venues.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2021

Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund

The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations to assist in the presentation of cultural and creative projects, activities and events.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2021

Join the Byron Shire Arts Trail

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

Closing date: Jan 10, 2022

The Darling Portrait Prize
National Portrait Gallery

The national prize for Australian portrait painting honours the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015. In 2022 the winner will receive $75,000.

Closing date: Jan 24, 2022

Local Government Authorities Arts & Cultural Projects Funding
Create NSW

Local Government Authority Arts & Cultural Projects Funding supports Local Government arts and cultural projects that are essential to a contemporary, innovative and strong arts and cultural ecology in NSW.

Closing date: Jan 30, 2022

Exhibition Opportunity
Firstdraft and Metro Arts

FIrstdraft and Metro Arts have announced a new two-year reciprocal partnership supporting two artists living outside of capital cities - one from NSW and another from QLD - to present work across both organisations in 2022 and 2023.

Closing date: Jan 31, 2022

Photographic portrait by donation

In the spirit of COVID recovery, I am offering professional studio portraits for artists by donation, no set fee. Studio located in central Lismore.

Closing date: Feb 1, 2022

The Marten Bequest Scholarships
Australia Council for the Arts

The Marten Bequest Scholarships offer talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either interstate and/or overseas.

Closing date: Feb 10, 2022

Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program
Regional Arts NSW

Funding to develop and promote arts and cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. The program is set to increase visitation in regional, rural and remote communities across Australia by providing financial support for arts and cultural activity.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2022

Quick Response Grants
Regional Arts NSW

The Quick Response Grants will continue to support immediate need that arises where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported in other funding rounds, for example taking up professional development, skills development or small project opportunities at short notice.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2022

Submissions LTC 2022 Season
Lismore Theatre Company

Directors invited to submit proposals for productions for 2022. Contact Artistic Director Jennie Hicks for info package. Submissions to include budget, production and staging needs.