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23rd January 2017

Hospitalfield Residencies

Hospitalfield invites applications for its Summer and Autumn residencies. Selected artists receive a £1000 research and development bursary.  The residencies also provides full board catering. The Res …

23rd January 2017

Ridges & Furrows Public Art Commission

artsNK are seeking artists for new contemporary public art commission for Waddington, Lincolnshire. Ridges & Furrows is an arts and heritage project involving the community in the development of n …

27th January 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 …

27th January 2017

Groundwork Residency

Groundwork is looking for two (inter)national Site Artists, and one Milton Keynes associated Citation Artist to participate in Groundwork 2017. Site Artists adopt the position of artist-in-research to …

27th January 2017

Institute of Imagination Commission

The Institute of Imagination is inviting artists, scientists, technologists, makers and those who work across disciplines to create an installation that can live interactively within their new space, …

27th January 2017

Dublin City Gallery Commission

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and Create the national development agency for collaborative arts in Ireland announce this opportunity for a collaborative artist(s) to research and deliver a new com …

29th January 2017

Friday Island – Failing

Friday Island is looking for artists working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, taking place in March  2017 in Luxembourg. The theme of the ev …

29th January 2017

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and from any background. The prize offers awards between £1,000 and £3,000, art ma …

31st January 2017

British School at Rome Fellowships

The British School at Rome has a number of fellowships open for application. The Bridget Riley Fellowship is an opportunity for artists at an early to mid point in their career, whose work has a signi …

31st January 2017

Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists, designers, engineers and architects to submit interpretations of the theme Existential. The festival presents two exhibitions, following two routes in Amsterd …

1st February 2017

MDP Summer Design Residency

The Media Design Practices (MDP) program at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA invites Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Artists, and Makers to submit a proposal for design-driven research …

6th February 2017

Guest Artist at Art City

Art City in Winnipeg, Canada invites local, national, and international professional artists to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2017/18. Most participants are ele …

6th February 2017

Intermedia Gallery

Intermedia is an independent gallery space funded by Glasgow City Council and managed by the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in partnership with Glasgow Life. Proposals for exhibitions at Intermedi …

10th February 2017

Frieze Artist Award

The Frieze Artist Award is an international open call for an artist 25–40 years of age to realize a site-specific work at Frieze London. Proposals should be new, site-specific works, which respond to …

10th February 2017

AaBKC Residency

Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency i …

10th February 2017

A Global State Of Pareidolia Praksis Residency

PRAKSIS and Fotogalleriet invite international, national and local applications from interested individuals to participate in a residency led by artist Lindsay Seers (UK) between 24 March and 24 April …

10th February 2017

East Street Public Art Commission

We Made That has been appointed by Southwark Council to carry out a series of improvements in the East Street area of Walworth, London. They wish to commission an artist or designer to deliver a perma …

14th February 2017

Artlink Residency

Artlink are seeking four Visual Artists to take part in paid artist residencies in Fort Dunree, Donegal, Ireland, in 2017. Applications are open to professional visual artists working in any disciplin …

15th February 2017

PHmuseum Grant

The PHmuseum Grant is an annual grant to support photographers. Applicants are invited to submit visual projects centred around a specific theme, narrative or concept. The first prize is £ 7000 and th …

16th February 2017

Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellowship

The National Trust is offering a 3-month artist residency and commission opportunity at Acorn Bank through its annual Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellowship award. Artists at any stage in their profe …

18th February 2017

Summer Academy Paul Klee

Call for applications to a new two-year Summer Academy for artists, hosted by the Berne University of the Arts HKB and the Zentrum Paul Klee. The Summer Academy Paul Klee is a program for artists work …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …