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16th January 2017

Connect/Exchange Residencies

Connect/Exchange is a national UK residency scheme led by Northern Film & Media for artists with a screen-based practice. Artists are supported with the initial research & development of a new …

17th January 2017

National Trust LGBTQ Residency

The National Trust has planned a programme exploring LGBTQ heritage represented at its places, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England in 2017. They  …

23rd January 2017

Bloomberg New Contemporaries

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 is open for applications. Applications are welcome from final year undergraduates and current postgraduates studying Fine Art at UK art colleges, as well as those who …

23rd January 2017

Hospitalfield Residencies

Hospitalfield invites applications for its Summer and Autumn residencies. Selected artists receive a £1000 research and development bursary.  The residencies also provides full board catering. The Res …

23rd January 2017

Artists’ Pavilion Venice Biennale 2017

Artquest are calling for proposals from London based artists for a window based commission to be exhibited in Artquest’s Artists’ Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. One artist will receive a £3,000 …

23rd January 2017

Ridges & Furrows Public Art Commission

artsNK are seeking artists for new contemporary public art commission for Waddington, Lincolnshire. Ridges & Furrows is an arts and heritage project involving the community in the development of n …

27th January 2017

McKinney International Art and Design Residency

The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency is open to artists at all le …

27th January 2017

Groundwork Residency

Groundwork is looking for two (inter)national Site Artists, and one Milton Keynes associated Citation Artist to participate in Groundwork 2017. Site Artists adopt the position of artist-in-research to …

27th January 2017

Fellowship Program For Art And Theory

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2017–2018. Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, located in Innsbruck, Austria, is …

27th January 2017

Institute of Imagination Commission

The Institute of Imagination is inviting artists, scientists, technologists, makers and those who work across disciplines to create an installation that can live interactively within their new space, …

29th January 2017

Friday Island – Failing

Friday Island is looking for artists working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, taking place in March  2017 in Luxembourg. The theme of the ev …

29th January 2017

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and from any background. The prize offers awards between £1,000 and £3,000, art ma …

31st January 2017

EVA International Ireland’s Biennial

EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial announces the Open Call for artists’ proposals for the 38th edition in 2018. For EVA 2018, the revision and selection process of the Open Call is a call to respo …

31st January 2017

British School at Rome Fellowships

The British School at Rome has a number of fellowships open for application. The Bridget Riley Fellowship is an opportunity for artists at an early to mid point in their career, whose work has a signi …

31st January 2017

Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists, designers, engineers and architects to submit interpretations of the theme Existential. The festival presents two exhibitions, following two routes in Amsterd …

1st February 2017

MDP Summer Design Residency

The Media Design Practices (MDP) program at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA invites Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Artists, and Makers to submit a proposal for design-driven research …

6th February 2017

Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize is a BBC, Crafts Council and V&A initiative. It will be awarded to a craft practitioner or designer-maker resident in the UK. A shortlist of 12 craft practitioners wil …

6th February 2017

Guest Artist at Art City

Art City in Winnipeg, Canada invites local, national, and international professional artists to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2017/18. Most participants are ele …

6th February 2017

Intermedia Gallery

Intermedia is an independent gallery space funded by Glasgow City Council and managed by the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in partnership with Glasgow Life. Proposals for exhibitions at Intermedi …

10th February 2017

Frieze Artist Award

The Frieze Artist Award is an international open call for an artist 25–40 years of age to realize a site-specific work at Frieze London. Proposals should be new, site-specific works, which respond to …

10th February 2017

The Morning Boat Residency

The morning boat is an international artist residency on the island of Jersey that aims to generate a discourse on issues and practices that are central to the island’s economy, social fabric and way …

10th February 2017

AaBKC Residency

Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency i …

10th February 2017

A Global State Of Pareidolia Praksis Residency

PRAKSIS and Fotogalleriet invite international, national and local applications from interested individuals to participate in a residency led by artist Lindsay Seers (UK) between 24 March and 24 April …

16th February 2017

Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellowship

The National Trust is offering a 3-month artist residency and commission opportunity at Acorn Bank through its annual Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellowship award. Artists at any stage in their profe …

28th February 2017

Mark Tanner Sculpture Award

The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award offers a combination of financial support towards the production of new work and a solo exhibition to an emerging sculptor. The financial award to assist in the product …

6th March 2017

Belfast Photo Festival

Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist’s/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the Festival gallery.  The winners will be eligible for an award of £1,000. Submissions must be photo …

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

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 …

Open deadline

STEP Beyond Travel grants

STEP Beyond Travel grants support the mobility of emerging artists and cultural workers – between EU and neighbouring countries – in cross-border projects. The application deadline for Step Beyond tra …

Open deadline

ARC Getaways

ARC, Stockton Arts Centre can offer artists or companies free accommodation and workspace for one week. ARC Getaways can be used for research and development processes, rehearsals, writing or thinking …