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27th November 2020

London Open 2021

Artists and collectives over the age of 26 who are living and working in London, are invited to apply to exhibit your work at Whitechapel Gallery in The London Open 2021. The London Open 2021 is a tri… Continue Reading London Open 2021

27th November 2020

Arte laguna prize 15

Arte Laguna Prize offers artists the opportunity to join a huge network of collaborations around the world, get free visibility on the online platform artelaguna.world, win cash prizes for a total amo… Continue Reading Arte laguna prize 15

29th November 2020

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2021

The seventh year of the internationally successful Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries! The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and backgrounds. Artists who enter… Continue Reading Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2021

30th November 2020

Newham Heritage Month grants

Newham Heritage Month will return for 2021 and this time there are grants of up to £7,000 available to support you in creating a project for next year’s programme. The theme for 2021 is ‘Shops, Docks… Continue Reading Newham Heritage Month grants

1st December 2020

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

7th December 2020

Collide Residency Award 2021

Collide invites entries from artists of any nationality over the age of 18 interested in interacting with fundamental research and the extraordinary CERN community. The programme is targeted at artist… Continue Reading Collide Residency Award 2021

7th December 2020

Creative Commission: Night Light Installation

To celebrate their 40th birthday year Emergency Exit Arts are commissioning a unique light piece that they will use at a number of the illuminated winter outdoor festivals they have coming up in their… Continue Reading Creative Commission: Night Light Installation

16th December 2020

Art Gene Digital Artist-Curator Commission

Art Gene is seeking a Digital Artist with an interest in curation to produce a series of online exhibitions or events, including a digital exhibition of your own work, as part of Art Gene’s Extreme Vi… Continue Reading Art Gene Digital Artist-Curator Commission

31st December 2020

London Art Biennale 2021

Applications are now open for the 5th edition of the London Art Biennale commencing in 2021. A celebration of modern art, and a calling for artists from all over the world with every stylistic choice… Continue Reading London Art Biennale 2021

4th January 2021

Art Gene Digital U: Artists Opportunity

Art Gene invites applications from artists working in digital media including film, animation, performance and sound to exhibit on our online exhibition space Digital U. Artists will be selected by th… Continue Reading Art Gene Digital U: Artists Opportunity

12th January 2021

BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine Fund

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act, BBC Arts, Arts Council England, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Arts Council of Wales and Creative Scotland have launched a new Cul… Continue Reading BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine Fund

15th January 2021

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters invites artists from all over the world to submit portraits for their Annual Exhibition in 2021. The Society welcomes paintings, drawings and original prints fro… Continue Reading Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

18th January 2021

Wellcome Photography Prize 2021

The Wellcome Photography Prize 2021 is now open for application. This international photography prize seeks to tell provocative visual stories about the health challenges of our time. This year, the W… Continue Reading Wellcome Photography Prize 2021

Open deadline

Cement Fields – Development Support for Visual Artists

Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the livelihoods of artists, Cement Fields would like to offer informal, practical advice and support to help visual artists navigate this difficult period. Whe… Continue Reading Cement Fields – Development Support for Visual Artists

Open deadline

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme will support 50 salaried jobs in arts and cultural organisations across the UK, for individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds. The programme is de… Continue Reading The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme