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28th July 2016

Public Art Commission, Merthyr College

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council wish to appoint an artist or artists to create public artworks for two recently created public spaces in front of Merthyr Tydfil College. This commission is for t …

28th July 2016

Exhibition Commission

artsdepot is commissioning one exhibition and/or installation to be presented in the Apthorp Gallery. The week long exhibition will take place during the October Half Term (Sunday 23 – Sunday 30 Octob …

29th July 2016

Magdalen Road Studios Residency

Magdalen Road Studios in Oxford are seeking applicatons for an artist residency opportunity. The residency would be held in their project space Filament 14 with an exhibition of work to be held at Wol …

31st July 2016

PRAKSIS Residencies

Together with Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) and Sami Center For Contemporary Art (SDG), PRAKSIS has invited artists Eliza Naranjo Morse (Tewa, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, USA) and Ivan …

31st July 2016

Punto y Raya Festival

Punto y Raya Festival invites submissions of short films built up entirely with non-representational imagery. They invite authors to focus on the expressivity of all the constituent elements of audiov …

31st July 2016

Guest Projects

Guest Projects is an initiative conceived by Shonibare Studio to offer an opportunity for projects of any artistic discipline (dance, visual arts, music, film screenings, seminars and talks on any sub …

31st July 2016

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project. The Grant fund is a minimum financia …

1st August 2016

Window Project

Gazelli Art House invites graduating students and recent graduates to show a body of work in an allocated space within the gallery with its own street frontage, as well as the windows of the first flo …

2nd August 2016

OpenART

OpenART is a public art biennial and takes place in Örebro, Sweden. This call is open to both individuals and groups in various disciplines. They welcome projects “in situ” that respond to our city. N …

5th August 2016

The Drawing Room Residency

Oriel Davies Gallery in Wales invites artists and makers with a background in participatory practice to take up residency in The Drawing Room between 22 October and 25 February 2017. They are seeking …

10th August 2016

Faena Prize

Faena Art invites international artists across disciplines to submit proposals for the Faena Prize. The prize will awarded to winning proposals for the creation of new site-sensitive work that engages …

19th August 2016

Media Arts Residency

This program, as a part of the “Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho), is an artist in residence progra …

29th August 2016

Curator-in-Residence Program

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, USA is now accepting applications from national and international curators for its inaugural Curator-in-Residence Program. Starting in Januar …

30th August 2016

Socially Engaged Commission at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool opens the call for collaborative socially engaged artist/s born in or resident in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Hungary or Germany, (partner countries within the Collaborative Arts P …

31st August 2016

Thalie Art Foundation Residency

The Thalie Art Foundation’s mission is to support various forms of socially-engaged contemporary art, accompanying socio-artistic projects as well as promoting intercultural exchanges. The residency w …

31st August 2016

Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is presented by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine and is open to entrants of all ages and nationalities. It includes a £5,000 main prize and a …

1st September 2016

Tapestry Commission

West Dean Tapestry Studio announces an open call tapestry commission in the UK for 2016. Artists working in any medium are invited to propose a design or concept for a tapestry to be woven by Master W …

5th September 2016

Hayward Touring Curatorial Open

Hayward Touring invites proposals for an exhibition of contemporary art to be shown in four UK galleries in 2017/18. The exhibition will open in MAC, Belfast in autumn 2017 and then tour to DCA, Dunde …

9th September 2016

FORMAT Photography Festival

FORMAT photography festival in Derby is looking for submissions that explore the theme of Habitat. They are looking for a wide variety of works for presentation in the festival, from long term researc …

11th September 2016

COAL Prize

The COAL Prize, created in 2010 by the COAL Art and Ecology Association, invites submissions from artists working on environmental issues in the field of visual arts. The prize-winner receives an awar …

15th September 2016

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Residency

Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen Foundation supports writers, visual artists, artists in the field of new media and and interdisciplinary projects as well as composers by the way of artist in residence stay …

18th September 2016

Archisle Photographer in Residence

Archisle: The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme, hosted by the Société Jersiaise (Jersey Society) in the British Channel Island of Jersey aims to promote contemporary photography through an on …

19th September 2016

Princeton University Fellowships

The Lewis Center for the Arts, in collaboration with other Princeton University departments, offers two artist fellowship opportunities. Both are designed to support artists, in all artistic disciplin …

25th September 2016

International Awards for Art Criticism

The third edition of these Awards for an exhibition review, in English or Chinese, is open for submissions. The Awards are open to candidates from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English …

3rd October 2016

The Elephant Trust Grants

The Trust was set up in 1975 to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds. It is committed to helping artists and …

16th October 2016

Ibero-American Arts Award

The Embassy of Brazil to the UK is inviting entries for its Ibero-American Arts Award. Following the pre-selection process conducted by the curatorial committee, up to 30 artworks will then go on disp …

Open deadline

Griffin Gallery Project-Based Residencies

Griffin Gallery invite proposals from any practising artist for ad hoc, project based residencies. Artists will be offered space, materials and specialised knowledge to develop projects focussed on th …

Open deadline

STEP Beyond Travel grants

Travel grant for art professionals, researchers, journalists and artists from European countries. STEP Beyond encourages travel by contributing to costs of recipients.

Open deadline

Pollock-Krasner Foundation

The Foundation welcomes applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. There are no deadlines. The Foundation encourages application …

Open deadline

Call for Exhibition Proposals

Exhibition proposals for 2017 and beyond are invited from art practitioners and curators, for the Alison Richard Building (‘ARB’), a new exhibition space at the University of Cambridge. They are looki …