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30th January 2020

Dare Art Prize 2020-21

Challenging artists and scientists to collaborate on new approaches to the creative process, the £15,000 DARE Art Prize awarded by the University of Leeds and Opera North is open for applications. The… Continue Reading Dare Art Prize 2020-21

31st January 2020

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design : Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence Program

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design invites applications for the Roman J. Witt Residency Program. The program awards one residency per academic year for a visiting artist/designer… Continue Reading University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design : Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence Program

1st February 2020

McKinney International Art and Design Residency

The Eskenazi School of Art Architecture + Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week McKinney International Art and Design Residency. An established artist or designe… Continue Reading McKinney International Art and Design Residency

2nd February 2020

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020

The sixth year of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and backgrounds. The winner, selected by a judging panel of emin… Continue Reading Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020

3rd February 2020

Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme 2020

Applications to Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme are now open. This year, the Bursary scheme will offer a maximum of six bursaries to UK-based artists at any stage in their career working in live a… Continue Reading Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme 2020

13th February 2020

Lucy Art Residency 2020

Applications are now open for 2020 Lucy Art Residency program and commission for visual artists working with photography. An artist based in Europe or the Mediterranean whose main practice is photogra… Continue Reading Lucy Art Residency 2020

17th February 2020

Derwent Art Prize 2020

The Derwent Art Prize aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best 2D & 3D artworks created in pencil or coloured pencil as well as water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal by British… Continue Reading Derwent Art Prize 2020

17th February 2020

The Jerwood Newlyn Residency

The Jerwood Newlyn Residency will offer opportunities for up to six artists to be in-residence within Jerwood Arts, exploring and developing their own practice in response to the wider mission of the… Continue Reading The Jerwood Newlyn Residency

21st February 2020

The British School at Rome (BSR) – Visual Arts awards

Visual art awards at the BSR offer artists access to Rome and Italy as an exceptional repertory of the visual culture of the past, and encourage informed and innovative responses to that cultural heri… Continue Reading The British School at Rome (BSR) – Visual Arts awards

1st March 2020

The RBA Rome Scholarship 2020

The Royal Society of British Artists are calling for entries for their Rome Scholarship 2020. Open to artists who live, work or study in the UK and who are aged 35 years or under, the scholarship incl… Continue Reading The RBA Rome Scholarship 2020

27th March 2020

Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award 2020

Applications for the Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award are now open. The award offers a £2000 bursary for a professional photographer to undertake a photography project with a social or political context.… Continue Reading Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award 2020

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… Continue Reading STEP Beyond Travel grants

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… Continue Reading Pollock-Krasner Foundation

6th April 2020

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2020

Applications to the 16th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) are now open for entries. Film entries of all lengths and formats are encouraged and will be considered across all areas of the… Continue Reading Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2020

14th April 2020

Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoe 2020

Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoes is an international open competition for 2D artwork in any medium excluding photography. Developed by the Waterfront Gallery in association with the Welsh Government,… Continue Reading Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoe 2020

30th June 2020

Sunny Art Prize 2020

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art prize hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art competition, based in the UK, is a global platform offering art opportunities for emerging and estab… Continue Reading Sunny Art Prize 2020

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… Continue Reading Pacitti Company Think Tank Residencies

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… Continue Reading ARC Getaways

Open deadline

Small Grants Scheme: In the Making

Small grants scheme, in the making, is a new funding programme for community projects that share the aim of embedding art, culture and heritage at the heart of the major development and regeneration p… Continue Reading Small Grants Scheme: In the Making