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27th April 2018

ARCUS Project 2018 Artist in Residence Program

Artist-in-Residence Program of ARCUS Project in Ibaraki, Japan aims to support the artistic activities of emerging artists. ARCUS Project Artist-in-Residence Program has focused on the “process” of ac …

30th April 2018

Gasworks International Fellowship: URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gasworks’ International Fellowships Programme offers UK-based artists the opportunity to undertake a residency at one of Gasworks’ partners abroad.  This opportunity offers A three-month (11 weeks) fu …

1st May 2018

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018 Call for Entries

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) one of the UK’s leading festivals for new cinema and artists’ moving image, is now open for entries. Entries will be considered for all areas of the prog …

8th May 2018

Derwent Art Prize 2018

The Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries – seeking artworks in pencil by British and International artists.  Approximately eighty works will be selected for display at the Mall Galleries, London …

15th May 2018

ScoglieraViva. Sculpting the Sea

Entries are open to “ScoglieraViva. Sculpting the Sea”, international outdoor sculpture prize. The competition, features the direct intervention of sculptors on the cliffs in the town of Caorle, near …

16th May 2018

Developing your Creative Practice (Arts Council England)

Developing your Creative Practice is Arts Council England’s (ACE) new development fund for individuals, and Round 1 will open for applications on 12 April. It is open to practitioners looking to under …

18th May 2018

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award , facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Olympus, is granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a docu …

31st May 2018

Stuart Croft Foundation Awards 2018

Applications are now open for the 2018 Stuart Croft Foundation Awards. The Stuart Croft Foundation enables artists, filmmakers, researchers, and exhibitors working in and between the gallery and the c …

1st June 2018

Secret Art Prize

The winner of Secret Art Prize 2018 has the opportunity to showcase their works within a dedicated space at Moniker Art Fair with curatorial support from both Moniker Art Fair and Curious Duke Gallery …

1st June 2018

Lumen Prize

The Lumen Prize is an international award that celebrates artists working with digital technology. The 2017 prizes are: – Gold Award ($4000) – Moving Image ($1000) – Still Image ($1000)- AR/VR ($1000) …

4th June 2018

V&A Ceramics Residency

The V&A is inviting applications for a UK-based studio ceramicists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing public engagement activit …

11th June 2018

Visions in the Nunnery 2018

Visions in the Nunnery is a renowned showcase of recent moving image and performance work, Visions aims to offer an international overview of the challenging and thoughtful uses of these ever shifting …

25th June 2018

Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Whether it be through abstract or figurative, contemporary or tradit …

30th June 2018

The ACS Studio Prize 2018

The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) Studio Prize 2018 is offering an artist the chance to win £6,000 to contribute to the cost of an artist’s studio in the UK. The Studio Prize was established by AC …

18th July 2018

Norwich Film Festival 2018

Submissions are now open for Norwich Film Festival 2018 – a British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) qualifying short film festival. Win £1000 for each category, software prizes worth £1500, plus a chan …

31st August 2018

Aesthetica Art Prize 2018

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their w …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …