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23rd July 2017

Pier-2 Art Center Photographers-in-Residence Program

Pier-2 Art Center is located in Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung. During October 2017-December 2017, PAIR will host a residency for photography. At the end of residency, selected artist will ha …

24th July 2017

Watershed Artist in Residence

Watershed’s Artist in Residence call is an invitation to research and make work at the intersection of art and technology. It is open to all artists of any discipline, who have been practising for two …

24th July 2017

The Horniman Residency

The annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens is now open for applications. The 2017 residency is focused on the museum’s music collection. One select …

25th July 2017

East London Group Commissions

The Nunnery Gallery is looking to commission three contemporary in-situ artworks on and around Bow Road, London. These works will be the focus of walking tours of the local area that will run alongsid …

26th July 2017

Blueproject Foundation Residency

Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, opens a call for artists-in-residence, a public programme open to all types of formats, ideas, artistic and cultural proposals. Submissions should be for original an …

28th July 2017

Bloomsbury Festival In A Box

Bloomsbury Festival and the University of London are seeking to commission an artistic response to materials associated with their ‘Festival in a Box’ project. This artwork will be programmed during t …

30th July 2017

Tenderflix 2017

The submissions are now open for the 2017 edition of Tenderflix. Tenderflix is an experimental film and video competition organised by Tenderpixel. In 2017, the theme is ‘Daydreaming’. They are mainly …

31st July 2017

New Light Prize Exhibition

Entries are now open for New Light Prize Exhibition, with prizes including the £10,000 Valeria Sykes Award, Emerging Artist Award and Printmakers’ Prize. Shortlisted works will be exhibited in the Bow …

31st July 2017

Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residency

The residence program at Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Japan invites applications for a residency to take place in January – March 2018. The theme of the residency is The Future of This Land. …

31st July 2017

EVA International Curatorial Scholarship

Applications are invited for the 2017–2019 EVA International Curatorial Scholarship: MA Practice-Based Research in Curatorial Studies at EVA International in partnership with Limerick School of Art an …

31st July 2017

Public Artwork Commission

Trafford Council are seeking expressions of interest for new permanent site-specific public artworks to be suited in Sale, Greater Manchester, commemorating 200 years since the birth of physicist Jame …

31st July 2017

Matieschön Residency

Matieschön, visual arts team at Club Cultural Matienzo, independent cultural venue in Buenos Aires, invites artists who live outside Argentina –active in visual or audiovisual arts, new media, context …

1st August 2017

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 2017

aceartinc Exhibition Program

aceartinc. in Winipeg, Canada exhibits 5 exhibitions a year by contemporary visual artists. They encourage applications from all contemporary artists and curators, groups and collectives in all visual …

4th August 2017

Harvest Short Film Competition

Harvest Film Festival is hosting the competition of short films on the themes of farming, food and land. A selection of submissions will be showcased at the festival, to be held at Lower Hewood Farm i …

10th August 2017

Chronus Art Center Research and Creation Fellowship

Chronus Art Center (CAC) invites applications for a 3-month research and creation fellowship. This program is designed to host one international artist and researcher of in the area of new media art i …

11th August 2017

Emergency 2017

Emergency is an annual platform for live art and contemporary performance. In 2017 the eighteenth Emergency takes place on Saturday 30 September, at Z-arts, Manchester. Artists working in live art and …

11th August 2017

National Trust Commission

Call out for Expressions of Interest from artists/designers/architects. National Trust Castle Drogo wishes to appoint a socially engaged creative practitioner to work with them in 2017-2018 during the …

14th August 2017

William Morris Gallery Artist in Residence

The William Morris Gallery is inviting applications for a three month residency to take place in the autumn/winter of 2017 (timing negotiable). The opportunity is aimed at emerging and mid-career arti …

15th August 2017

Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival series offers artists the opportunity to have their films screened in a cinema setting where they will be watched in their entirety. They welcome single-channel f …

15th August 2017

Practice Makes Practice Residency

Practice makes Practice ~ A Social Residency is a 1-month residency at The NewBridge Project. It will provide artists with time & space to reflect on their practice through interaction & colle …

28th August 2017

Design Residency & Exhibition

The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art invites proposals from designers to develop a new body of work for exhibition, through a residency at Plymouth College of Art, making use of their workshop facil …

31st August 2017

Kostka Gallery

MeetFactory, a centre for contemporary art in Prague, announces an open call for the submission of projects to complement the Kostka Gallery 2018 exhibition program. Kostka Gallery is characterized by …

31st August 2017

Bridgeman Award

Bridgeman Images announces this year’s Bridgeman Studio Award competition. They are calling artists to submit artworks of any medium, on the theme of ‘Dark Summer’. One entrant will be selected to win …

31st August 2017

ICAF Lagos Artist-In-Residence

ICAF (Iwaya Community Art Festival) Lagos 2017 is calling for works and artistic ideas from artists that explore issues in the area of spiritual, economical, sociological, ecological and marital dimen …

1st September 2017

Settlers Commission

Oxford University Museum of Natural History announces an artist commission to coincide with their new exhibition, Settlers, opening in February 2018. The Museum would like to commission up to two piec …

6th September 2017

Bauhaus Residence

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation invites international artists to live and work in the Schlemmer house in Dessau. The programme is catering to artists with an overall interest in the areas that are histo …

7th September 2017

LUX London Critical Forum

The LUX Critical Forum is a free monthly discussion, development and support group for artists who work with the moving image. The aim of the group is to develop a new mutually supportive environment …

15th September 2017

British Seaside Photography Exhibition

Call for photographic work to be included in a major photography exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Summer 2019. The exhibition will examine the relationship between photographers, photography and t …

15th September 2017

Research Fellowships

Annually, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to  European and Japanese researchers. European Fellows are expected to pursue a period of research in Japan whereas Japanese Fello …

15th September 2017

Muralism

The city council of Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain) is launching a public competition to paint a large mural (400m2), with artistic residence. This intervention is part of the full remodeli …

19th September 2017

Travelling Fellowships

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust awards Travelling Fellowships for research projects which involve overseas travel. Two important criteria for Travelling Fellowships are that they could not be carried …

19th September 2017

Media Arts Residency

This residency program is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Art …

21st September 2017

Artists Access to Art Colleges

The AA2A project (Artists Access to Art Colleges) is offering 50 placements, giving artists and designer makers the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using art college …

22nd September 2017

Columbia Threadneedle Prize

A first prize of £20,000 and a solo exhibition is awarded for a work of figurative and representational art. A further prize of £10,000 is awarded by visitors to the exhibition, which takes place at M …

24th September 2017

International Awards for Art Criticism

The Fourth Edition of the International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC 4) of 2017 is open to candidates from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition …

25th September 2017

Ingram Collection Purchase Prize

The Ingram Collection annual Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize Exhibition is open to artists who have graduated from a UK art school within the last three years. Successful finalists will have …

1st October 2017

Public Art Residency Grant

Women’s Studio Workshop invites applications for the Public Art Residency Grant. The Public Art Grant is a four-week residency for women artists to create new public art projects along the Wallkill Va …

1st October 2017

Contemporary Talents Competition

Through the competition  “Contemporary Talents” competition, François Schneider Foundation wishes to support creative artists by acquiring their works and showing them at the Foundation’s center of ar …

2nd October 2017

Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

Applications for the 2017 Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award are open. The award offers a grant of £1,250 to complete a photography project, support from industry professionals, plus £1,150-worth of printi …

6th October 2017

Research Bursaries

This scheme supports individuals working on small and medium-scale research projects that focus on library or archive collections supported by the Wellcome Trust. Research Bursaries are for academic r …

16th October 2017

VIA Arts Prize

The Embassy of Brazil to the UK, in partnership with ACALASP (the Association of Cultural Attachés of Latin America, Spain and Portugal), People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London) and …

17th October 2017

Camargo Foundation Residency

The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, is a residential center offering programming in the Arts and Humanities. The Camargo Foundation welcomes applications from all countries, nationaliti …

31st October 2017

Thalie Lab Residency

Based on an examination of artisanal practices and new forms of food production, Thalie Art Foundation invites visual artists, curators, designers and chefs to submit a project on the theme of deceler …

15th November 2017

Artist’s Book Residency Grant

Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY invites applications for the Artist’s Book Residency Grant. The Artist’s Book Grant is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to produce a limited edition …

Open deadline

Art Worlds

Interested in writing for Artquest about your local art scene? Art Worlds gives an insider, day-in-the-life view of the current realities of living and working as an artist in different places around …

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 …