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23rd February 2017

Alternate Realities Commission

Sheffield Doc/Fest and FACT announce an opportunity for an artist to create an interactive or immersive documentary work for Sheffield Doc/Fest in June 2017, with a second opportunity to exhibit at FA …

24th February 2017

La Ira de Dios Residency

Residency at La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 27/March – 29/May 2017 for UK-based artists. Supported by a partnership with British Council. The selected artist will participate in the Apr …

24th February 2017

Fujifilm Residency

Open call to photographers regardless of nationality, for a one-month residency to take place between April and May 2017 in Viseu, Portugal. The challenge is to look at the neighboring parishes of Vis …

24th February 2017

MOSTYN Open 20

MOSTYN, Wales UK announces the call for submissions for MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2017. The exhibition of selected works takes place at MOSTYN, with a cash prize o …

25th February 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 …

25th February 2017

The Cultures of Machine Participation

The research group for the design of information systems (DESIGN) at the University of Oslo (UiO) invites up to 10 European artists and designers for a 2-day workshop on the 3rd and 4th of April 2017 …

27th February 2017

Intersection Commission

Intersection is a commission opportunity created by Fabrica, centre for contemporary art in Brighton & Hove, and Project Art Works, Hastings. They wish to co-commission an artwork for Fabrica’s sp …

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 …

28th February 2017

Creekside Open

The Creekside Open 2017 is a visual arts open competition run by the Art in Perpetuity Trust. Work for two exhibitions will be independently selected from one anonymous submission. Both exhibitions wi …

28th February 2017

Crofters’ Memorial Commission

Atlas Arts, working in partnership with Staffin Community Trust (Urras An Taobh Sear), invites applications from artists interested in researching and developing a contemporary memorial to acknowledge …

28th February 2017

Apexart Franchise Exhibition Program

apexart’s Franchise Exhibition Program is an open call for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world outside of New York City as part of apexart’s program. Curators, artists, writers, an …

28th February 2017

SEA Foundation Residency

SEA Foundation invites visual artists, art critics and curators to apply for a residency in 2017 in Tilburg, Netherlands. Candidates can apply for one term. Either April – June or September – November …

28th February 2017

Edith-Russ-Haus Grants for Media Art

The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art in Oldenburg, Germany will award three Grants for Media Art 2017 of the Foundation of Lower Saxony (€10,000 each). The Foundation of Lower Saxony grant at the Edith-R …

1st March 2017

Litmus Commission

Open to emerging artists based in Wales and the Border counties. Litmus is a 12-month programme of new artists’ commissions at Oriel Davies between May 2017 and April 2018. Litmus – Part 1 is the firs …

1st March 2017

Quarry Bank Artist in Residence

The National Trust is offering a two-month residency and commission opportunity at Quarry Bank, Cheshire for an emerging to mid-career contemporary visual artist to make new site-responsive artwork. B …

3rd March 2017

Prix Ars Electronica

The Prix Ars Electronica is a media arts competition. Winners are awarded the Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to show their work at the Ars El …

3rd March 2017

STARTS Prize

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize for collaborations and results at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Two prizes, …

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 …

6th March 2017

Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships

Henry Moore Institute offers Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work. Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators work …

6th March 2017

Creative Schools Project Commission

artsdepot is looking for artistic collaborators to work with them to devise, create and deliver a workshop programme for five schools in the London Borough of Barnet (two x Primary, two x Secondary, o …

6th March 2017

British Ceramics Biennial Award

The Award exhibition will take place during the fifth British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent in autumn 2017. Artists are asked to submit proposals, outlining what work they would seek to present …

10th March 2017

COLLIDE International Award

COLLIDE International Award welcomes proposals from artists from any country who are inspired by the research environment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva. One artist …

13th March 2017

DIY 14

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual research, training and professional development projects for themselves and other artists. DIY is about creating space …

17th March 2017

Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art

The British School at Rome invites applications for The Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art. The fellowship is an opportunity for an early-career artist, working in any discipline, who has a significa …

17th March 2017

Development Lab

Metal are looking for disabled & non-disabled practitioners to take part in an intensive research & development LAB. These four day workshops are aimed at artists (from all artforms) that work …

20th March 2017

Artquest Peer Forum at The Photographers’ Gallery

Peer Forum, Artquest’s annual Peer Mentoring programme aims to assist artists by providing them with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups. Calls for …

27th March 2017

Connect/Exchange Residency

Connect/Exchange artist’s residency involves exchange/research/networking residencies for artists with a screen-based practice. Northern Film & Media are looking for early and mid-career artists w …

31st March 2017

Daiwa Foundation Grants

The Foundation awards grants to individuals and institutions in the UK and Japan in all areas of the visual and performing arts, the humanities, the social sciences, science and engineering, mathemati …

3rd April 2017

Woon Foundation Prize

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize offers an opportunity annually for students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study within the United Kingdom. The first prize is …

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 …

30th April 2017

Contemporary British Painting Prize

The Contemporary British Painting Prize is now accepting applications. From the submissions 12 artists will be invited to bring three works chosen by the selectors to form The Contemporary British Pai …

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 …