Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Nov 18, 2021

Yulgilbar Travelling Fellowship
Grafton Regional Gallery

Open to individual artists or artist groups of the Clarence Valley who work across all mediums, the Fellowships will provide assistance towards the cost of travel within Australia to undertake a residency, internship or mentorship, or to undertake a self-initiated artistic project, or research.

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.

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Closing date: Oct 24, 2021

M16 2021 Drawing Prize
M16 Artspace

The M16 Drawing Prize is for drawing in either traditional drawing media and techniques, or non-traditional works that extend understanding of what drawing may be within contemporary art practice.

Closing date: Oct 25, 2021

Regional Arts Touring
Create NSW

Funding is available for tours of all artforms, including performing arts, music, visual arts, literature, history, museums and multi-arts. Applicants should demonstrate strong audience development and engagement strategies.

Closing date: Oct 26, 2021

Creative Capital
Create NSW

The Creative Capital fund has been established to meet the demands for facilities to support the creative economy and improve access to and participation in quality cultural experiences across NSW.

Closing date: Oct 26, 2021

Helsinki International Artist Programme Residency
Australia Council for the Arts

Every year up to 90 arts professionals from around the world are offered a working period of one to three months. The studios are located on Suomenlinna Island, a World Heritage site, and in the Cable Factory cultural complex in central Helsinki.

Closing date: Oct 31, 2021

Exhibition EOIs
Kyogle Roxy Gallery

Be sure to get your applications in to exhibit in 2022! Applications across all artforms from artists, artist groups and curators for the 2022 - 2023 exhibition program.

Closing date: Nov 12, 2021

Nextwave Youth Short Film Competition
Screenwave International Film Festival

SWIFF's Nextwave Youth Short Film Competition submission deadline has been extended! If you're 10-25 and living in Australia, make a film under 5 minutes, include a pineapple, and enter to win amazing awards and prizes!

Closing date: Nov 15, 2021

The Blake Art Prize
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

The Blake Art Prize attracts entries from artists around the world looking for exposure for their work, the opportunity to be hung in the exhibition, and to compete for various prizes including the $35,000 main prize.

Closing date: Nov 15, 2021

The 67th Blake Art Prize
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Since 1951, The Blake Prize engages artists with ideas of spirituality and religion. The Blake Art Prize attracts entries from artists looking for exposure for their work, the opportunity to be hung in the exhibition, and to compete for various prizes including the $35,000 main prize.

Closing date: Nov 18, 2021

Yulgilbar Travelling Fellowship
Grafton Regional Gallery

Open to individual artists or artist groups of the Clarence Valley who work across all mediums, the Fellowships will provide assistance towards the cost of travel within Australia to undertake a residency, internship or mentorship, or to undertake a self-initiated artistic project, or research.

Closing date: Nov 22, 2021

Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship Program
Writing NSW

The mentorship is awarded annually to an unpublished Indigenous writer who has made substantial progress on a work of fiction or non-fiction. The intention of the program is to support the writer to develop their manuscript and to facilitate a pathway to publication.

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 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

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: 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.