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25th April 2021

8th edition ArtGeminiPrize 2021

The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists around the world. Open to all medium and genres of 2D and 3D including painting, oil… Continue Reading 8th edition ArtGeminiPrize 2021

27th April 2021

The Royal Photographic Society – International Photography Exhibition

The worldwide open-call is now open for the 163rd edition of the International Photography Exhibition. Photographers and image-makers, of all ages, are invited to submit work for exhibition. Submissio… Continue Reading The Royal Photographic Society – International Photography Exhibition

30th April 2021

Commission opportunity: Mary Seacole statue in St George’s Hall, Liverpool

St George’s Hall Trust is seeking to commission a portrait statue in marble that will celebrate the life and work of Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 1881) for the interior of the magnificent Grade I Listed… Continue Reading Commission opportunity: Mary Seacole statue in St George’s Hall, Liverpool

30th April 2021

Future’s Venture – Radical Independent Arts Fund (RIAF)

Applications are now open for Future’s Venture’s final round of Radical Independent Arts Fund (RIAF). The fund provides a means of supporting artists and creatives to explore the potential to work bet… Continue Reading Future’s Venture – Radical Independent Arts Fund (RIAF)

14th May 2021

Artwork Archive Art Business Accelerator Grant

Open to both emerging and established professional visual artists worldwide over the age of 21, the Art Business Accelerator grants resources to invest in your art business as well as six weeks of car… Continue Reading Artwork Archive Art Business Accelerator Grant

18th May 2021

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for their Spring 2021 artist grants. For this open call, grant awards have been increased to $3,500. They are offering artist grants in the amount of $3,500 (… Continue Reading The Hopper Prize

25th May 2021

Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) Awards 2021

Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) Awards welcomes submissions from artists over the age of 18 working in any medium based in the UK or internationally. There are several prizes to be awarded including the… Continue Reading Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) Awards 2021

4th June 2021

Lumen Prize 2021

The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology celebrates and promotes artists working with technology globally through its annual juried competition and exhibitions. All art is eligible as long as it engages… Continue Reading Lumen Prize 2021

15th June 2021

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is celebrating its 26th annual exhibition in 2021. The exhibition and awards are open to applications by emerging, mid-career and established artists and makers fr… Continue Reading Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021

30th June 2021

The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) Studio Prize 2021

The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) is offering one student or recent graduate £4,500 to contribute to the cost of an artist’s studio in a UK city of your choice. The Studio Prize was established by… Continue Reading The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) Studio Prize 2021

Open deadline

Cement Fields – Development Support for Visual Artists

Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the livelihoods of artists, Cement Fields would like to offer informal, practical advice and support to help visual artists navigate this difficult period. Whe… Continue Reading Cement Fields – Development Support for Visual Artists

Open deadline

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme will support 50 salaried jobs in arts and cultural organisations across the UK, for individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds. The programme is de… Continue Reading The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme