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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 …

25th September 2017

FLAMIN Fellowship

Film London, Arts Council England and The Fenton Arts Trust present The FLAMIN Fellowship, a new scheme for early career artist filmmakers living in England. Part of Film London Artists’ Moving Image …

25th September 2017

London Creative Network

London Creative Network is a professional development programme for artists and creative practitioners in London. Delivered by SPACE, with Cockpit Arts, Four Corners and Photofusion. SPACE supports vi …

29th September 2017

Archisle Photographer in Residence

Archisle: The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme, hosted by the Société Jersiaise (Jersey Society) in the British Channel Island of Jersey aims to promote contemporary photography through an on …

29th September 2017

MMCA Residency

MMCA Residency run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (MMCA), offers an open call for the International Artists/Researchers Residency Program 2018. They are now receiv …

30th September 2017

Corridor8 Art Writing Residency

The online platform for critical art writing, Corridor8, invites proposals for an early career writer-in-residence at Humber Street Gallery, Hull. The residency offers a fee, inclusive of travel costs …

30th September 2017

The Rising

The Rising is a programme by ]performance s p a c e [  with Live Art UK’s Diverse Actions, which gives selected artists the time, space and required resources to try out new work and explore the edges …

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 …

1st October 2017

Arts Catalyst / S-AIR Residency

Arts Catalyst has partnered with NPO S-AIR to offer a fully funded residency opportunity for an artist or curator in Sapporo, Japan for 20-30 days, between January and March 2018. This opportunity off …

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 …

2nd October 2017

Whitstable Biennale

Whitstable Biennale is a festival of contemporary visual art. They commission experimental work focusing on film and performance. They are inviting proposals for a new work to be part of the programme …

2nd October 2017

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize offers a British artist a first solo show at a gallery in Tokyo, Japan and a participation fee of £5,000. The triennial prize is open to British artists resident in the UK w …

2nd October 2017

Light Installation Commission

Telford & Wrekin Council are looking to commission an artist, artist(s), or technicians to create a series of temporary light installations within the borough of Telford & Wrekin. These instal …

2nd October 2017

Women at Work Artist Residency

ACAVA and Building BloQs are calling for proposals from a women artist for a residency as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Women at Work: Then and Now project in Enfield. Artist must show competenc …

5th October 2017

Litmus Residency and Commission

Litmus is an exhibition and development programme offering curatorial and practical support for five early career artists based in Wales and the Welsh Borders to research, develop and present new work …

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 …

8th October 2017

Making Places Commission

Making Places is an arts and cultural programme, funded by Waltham Forest Council, aiming to revitalise the area with artwork. Making Places invites artists, architects, designers, collectives and cre …

9th October 2017

Hereafter Exhibition

Bow Arts are looking for artists to take part in a group exhibition in their Project Space in Wapping this Winter. This opportunity is open to those who have graduated with in the last 2 years. The ex …

9th October 2017

Open School East Associates Programme

Open School East are seeking applications from emerging artists to join its independent, self-directed and outward-facing artist development programme. The Associates Programme is free, non-accredited …

12th October 2017

Women Photographers Grant

PHmuseum presents a new annual grant aimed at supporting women photographers. The PHM 2017 Women Photographers Grant invites applications from female and female-identifying professionals of all ages a …

13th October 2017

Bristol Music Trust/Colston Hall Commission

Bristol Music Trust seeks an artist or artists to help devise, create and run a community-based project with an artistic output to explore Bristol’s relationship with the name Colston and Bristol Musi …

15th October 2017

Lighthouse Works’ Fellowship

The Lighthouse Works’ Fellowship invites applications for its artist-in-residence program. The program accepts artists working in a wide range of disciplines, but is best able to accommodate visual ar …

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 …

16th October 2017

Shape Open

Submissions are now open for the 2018 Shape Open, to be held in London during March and April 2018. The Open is Shape’s annual exhibition of artwork by disabled and non-disabled artists created in res …

16th October 2017

Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence

Applications are now being welcomed for the sixth Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, a residency opportunity to take place in Skye in the summer/autumn of 2018. The successful appli …

16th October 2017

Dialecty

Dialecty is a new project conceived by writer Maria Fusco, and developed with The Common Guild, considering the embodiment and uses of vernacular forms of speaking and writing, exploring how dialect w …

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 …

17th October 2017

Collusion Commissions

Collusion is seeking to commission four to six UK artists from all disciplines to create immersive, interactive new works that explore the impact of technology on society for a showcase that will be h …

30th October 2017

Trajectories

Trajectories is a three-year programme of thematic events – including exhibitions, workshops discussions and talks – exploring the role, importance, and value of art, design and technology in educatio …

30th October 2017

Analogica Performance

Analogica Performance is an open space for experimental performance projects dealing with analogue technology. An Analogica Performance is by nature performed live and should involve one or more disci …

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 …

31st October 2017

Megalo Artist in Residence

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery, based in Canberra, Australia, is a professional open-access printmaking studio providing facilities in screen printing on paper and fabric, etching, lithography and reli …

1st November 2017

CONNECT Photography Commissions

Open call for three £6,400 photography commissions for the art programme of Brighton’s major hospital redevelopment. Photoworks in partnership with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, …

6th November 2017

Society of Scottish Artists Open

Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland invite artists to apply to be part of a show of contemporary art in Scotland.  All artists are invited to submit work for consideration. There are …

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 …

15th November 2017

McColl Center Artist-in-Residence Program

McColl Center in Charlotte, NC, USA annually awards residencies to approximately eighteen artists. The Artist-in-Residence Program is open to artists working in architecture, drawing, painting, sculpt …

20th November 2017

LADA at Mansford Street Commission

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is inviting proposals from artists for a new project that will respond to the physical, cultural and social context of LADA’s new base in Mansford Street, East L …

26th November 2017

The London Open

The London Open is Whitechapel Gallery’s triennial exhibition open to all artists aged 26 or over living or working in London. The exhibition features painting, sculpture, moving image, photography, d …

15th January 2018

Curatorial Scholar Awards

The Yale Center for British Art invites curators from museums in the UK to apply for short-term residential fellowships. Applications from curators at municipal and regional museums, and those with a …

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 …