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17th February 2019

Lewisham Arthouse – Project Space Residency Open Call 2019

Lewisham Arthouse have launched an open call for the Project Space Residency. Based in Deptford’s former library, Lewisham Arthouse provides access to artist studios, workshops, exhibitions and learni …

17th February 2019

The World Illustration Awards 2019

The Association of Illustrators (AOI) in partnership with USA-based Directory of Illustration, announces that the World Illustration Awards 2019 are now open for entries. Illustrators in any country w …

24th February 2019

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

The fifth anniversary of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and backgrounds. This year the prize launches two new awa …

28th February 2019

CO-NET artist residency

CO-NET is pleased to announce its second artist residency in the beautiful region of Valencia, Spain in partnership with the Imaginaria Festival, University Jaume I, Consorci de Museus de la Communita …

1st March 2019

STARTS Prize 2019

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are issuing a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at …

1st March 2019

Apexart International Open Call 2019-20

apexart is accepting proposals for its International Open Call for exhibitions, the four proposals with the highest scores will be presented by the organizers in the countries specified as part of ape …

3rd March 2019

BigCi Environmental Awards 2019

Australian and International Artists from various fields (visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating) are invited to submit entries for th …

4th March 2019

MOSTYN Open 21 – Call for submissions

MOSTYN, Wales UK is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 21st anniversary edition of the MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2019. The exhibition of select …

4th March 2019

Jerwood Bursaries

Jerwood Bursaries is a new fund for artists working in all disciplines to help support skills and knowledge development, and/or the early stages of a new idea. A Jerwood Bursary can support your skill …

8th March 2019

Visual art awards at British School at Rome

Visual art awards at the BSR offer artists at different stages of their careers the superb opportunity to research and focus on their work away from normal pressures, and to use the BSR as a base to e …

29th March 2019

Elan Valley Artists’ Residencies Programme 2019 – 20

Applications are invited from visual artists for the 2019 – 20 Artists Residency programme in the Elan Valley, mid-Wales. Each artist will spend up to four weeks in the Elan Valley either in one block …

31st March 2019

NTAA’19

Applications are open for the New Technological Art Award. NTAA’s mission is to expand the scope of contemporary artistic creations and traditional media with works using contemporary and new technolo …

31st March 2019

Open Contemporary Young Artist Award 2019

The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award is an opportunity for artists 35 years old or younger working in the UK to submit work to be included in an exhibition at The Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcas …

2nd April 2019

The Biennial Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize 2019

The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize celebrates contemporary British and Irish self-portraiture. It offers a unique opportunity for both established and emerging artists to compete for a £10,000 priz …

15th April 2019

Shape Open 2019

Submissions are now open for the 2019 Shape Open, to be hosted by Nunnery Gallery, at Bow Arts.. The Open is Shape’s annual exhibition of artwork by disabled and non-disabled artists created in respon …

12th May 2019

John Ruskin Prize 2019

The John Ruskin Prize 2019 is open to artists, designers and makers of all nationalities, resident, studying or currently making work or with work represented in the UK. Applicant’s submitted work sho …

31st May 2019

The Moth Art Prize 2019

The Moth Art Prize is for a body of figurative or representational artwork. The Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16 from anywhere in the world. The prize consists of €1,000 plus a two-week stay …

30th June 2019

Sunny Art Prize

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art competition hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art award is a global platform, giving an opportunity to emerging and established artists to showc …

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

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

Pacitti Company Think Tank Residencies

Pacitti Company Think Tank Residencies provide space for artists to research and develop new ideas and projects in their White Room. Each residency is offered for a period of one or two weeks, with lo …

Open deadline

ARC Getaways

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