Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Apr 30, 2018

Expressions of Interest | Brunswick Sculpture Walk
Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk

We welcome artists working in sculpture, installation, performance and projection to apply, we encourage art that explores environmental global themes.

Closing date: May 7, 2018

Call Out | Indigenous Design Opportunity
Social Futures

Applications are sought from Indigenous artists with a strong connection to the Northern Rivers or Mid North Coast regions interested in developing design assets that will be used to promote Social Futures services to the Indigenous community.

All Opportunities

Closing date: Apr 22, 2018

MECCA | M Power
Mecca | NGV

Applications are now open for the $20,000 MECCA M-Power Mentoring Scholarships in partnership with NGV and Engineers Without Borders Australia.

Closing date: Apr 22, 2018

Communications & Marketing Manager
NORPA

The Communications & Marketing Manager joins NORPA at an exciting time in the organisation’s development. The position manages key staff responsible for communications and marketing.

Closing date: Apr 27, 2018

ARCUS | Residency
Arcus Studios

The call for the Artist-in-Residence Program of ARCUS Project 2018 IBARAKI is now open!

Closing date: Apr 27, 2018

Social Media | Marketing Coordinator
Secret Sounds

An exciting opportunity has come up in our group marketing team for a highly energized Social Media | Marketing Coordinator. You will be joining the team during a busy festival and touring period.

Closing date: Apr 30, 2018

The Pool Grant
The Pool Collective

The Pool Grant is an initiative that provides $10,000 and a year of mentorship to an emerging photographer for the fulfilment of a photographic project. At the end of a year, the recipient will showcase the completed work at a solo exhibition.

Closing date: Apr 30, 2018

Actors Wanted | Stage Production
BANG! Academy of Performing Arts

An exciting opportunity for local actors to be involved in an original page to stage adaptation of the Tristan Bancks novel 'Two Wolves'. Cast includes children, teens. adults and seniors. Please go to our webpage to register your interest.

Closing date: Apr 30, 2018

Expressions of Interest | Brunswick Sculpture Walk
Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk

We welcome artists working in sculpture, installation, performance and projection to apply, we encourage art that explores environmental global themes.

Closing date: May 7, 2018

Call Out | Indigenous Design Opportunity
Social Futures

Applications are sought from Indigenous artists with a strong connection to the Northern Rivers or Mid North Coast regions interested in developing design assets that will be used to promote Social Futures services to the Indigenous community.

Closing date: May 13, 2018

Business Manager | Programs
Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc

Wanted: Experienced arts/disability administrator to manage Sprung!! organisation and Open Doors and Senior Dance Programs, working alongside Artistic Director Michael Hennessy and Projects Manager Robyn Brady at a pivotal time in our growth.

Closing date: May 15, 2018

Hilla Rebay | International Fellowship
Guggenheim

The Hilla Rebay International Fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student to undertake in-depth professional training at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Closing date: May 18, 2018

Waverley Art Prize
Waverley Woollarah Art School

With an annual prize pool worth $12,000, the 2018 Waverley Art Prize is open to painting, drawing print & mixed media. Entries open on Monday 19 February 2018 and close on Friday 18 May 2018.

Closing date: May 18, 2018

Hadley’s Art Prize
Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Presented by Hadley’s Orient Hotel, the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape prize, which offers $100,000 to the winning entry.

Closing date: May 18, 2018

Young Artists Prize
The Royal Art Society NSW

Open to all Australian artists 18 to 30 years of age. First prize $5,000.

Closing date: May 20, 2018

ZK/U | Residency
ZK/U

The ZK/U residency is a production space where artists, researchers and practitioners can meet and work on individual or collaborative projects and ideas.

Closing date: May 26, 2018

The Windmill Trust Scholarship
The Windmill Trust & NAVA

The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), together with the Windmill Trust, is pleased to announce that the 2018 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists has opened for applications.

Closing date: May 28, 2018

Grieve | Writing Competition
Hunter Writers Centre

Grieve Writing Competition You know the measure of your love by the weight of your loss Open to all Australians

Closing date: May 30, 2018

APW | Artist in Residence
Australian Print Workshop

Australian Print Workshop seeks proposals from Artists/Printmakers resident outside Melbourne who would like to undertake a 3-week APW Artist Residency in September or October 2018.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Artist in Residence
Grafton Regional Gallery

Grafton Regional Gallery’s Artists in Residence program is a rare opportunity not to be missed. The focus for this year’s residency is interdisciplinary art practices such as drawing, dance, movement, animation and/ or digital works.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Go Art Exhibition
Grafton High School P&C

The sixth annual Grafton Open Art Exhibition (Go Art) transforms the Grafton High School Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) by showcasing artworks by both Adults and students. It is held on the June long weekend (9, 10, 11) 2018. The opening night is a free

Closing date: Jun 2, 2018

PICA Artist Residency
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

The PICA Residency Program offers opportunities for Artists, Companies, Curators and Producers to push the boundaries of their Genre, in the development of New Work which is conceptually, formally, or technologically ambitious.

Closing date: Jun 9, 2018

360 Vision
Create NSW

The NSW Government, through Create NSW, is offering six grants of up to $20,000 each for professional artists and cultural practitioners to develop virtual reality (VR) work.

Closing date: Jun 9, 2018

Quick Response Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Available under the Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW, Quick Response Grants offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique opportunities that present themselves at very short notice.

Closing date: Jun 11, 2018

Newcastle Poetry Prize
Hunter Writers Centre

2018 is the 37th year of the Newcastle Poetry Prize, Australia’s most prestigious poetry prize, with a total prize pool off $22,000.

Closing date: Jun 11, 2018

Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize
Lismore Regional Gallery

The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize is a biennial prize is open now! The prize is open to artists nationally.

Closing date: Jun 29, 2018

Clarence River Arts Festival
Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association

The Clarence River Arts Festival is an annual event run by the Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association that is held in Maclean every year in July. Multiple categories and up to $1500 in prizes.

Closing date: Jul 24, 2018

Call for Submissions
Ocean Shores Art Expo

Now in its 15th year, the Ocean Shores Art Expo is a major cultural event in the north of the Shire. This year's theme is 'treasures' and we invite artists to submit entries in 6 categories.

Closing date: Jul 30, 2018

CASP | Country Arts Support Program
Regional Arts NSW

The aim of the Country Arts Support Program is to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW through small grants that assist arts and cultural activities and access and increase opportunities for local artists

Closing date: Aug 10, 2018

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grant
Regional Arts NSW

RAF is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. The objectives are to support participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture in regional and remote areas.

Closing date: Aug 10, 2018

JADA 2018 | Open
Grafton Regional Gallery

The JADA is Australia’s richest regional drawing prize, with total prize money of $40,000 on offer. The major first prize is $30,000 and further acquisitions to the value of $10,000.

Closing date: Aug 31, 2018

Aesthetica | Art Prize
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 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: Dec 1, 2018

Skopelos | Arts Residency
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.