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19th February 2018

Waterside Open

Waterside Open is returning for a sixth year and invites submission from artist working any medium except live art. This national exhibiting opportunity will showcase a wide range of high quality and …

26th February 2018

Residency 108

Residency 108 are seeking applications to their 4 week long residency occurring 30 April – 28 May 2018, located in Claremont (NY, USA).  It is open to emerging and established artists of any age, work …

27th February 2018

Women’s Vote Centenary: Grant Scheme

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme is a £1.5 million government fund that will support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote. T …

28th February 2018

Exeter Phoenix – South West Artists Moving Image Commission 2018

The 2018 Exeter Phoenix Artists Moving Image Commission aims to develop a new single screen moving image based artwork for screen, installation or online display.  The work may originate in any format …

1st March 2018

McKinney International Art + Design Residency 2018

The School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2018 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency will select an e …

2nd March 2018

STARTS Prize 2018 Open Call

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are issuing a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at …

9th March 2018

British School at Rome – Augusta Scholarship

The British School at Rome invites applications for the Augusta Scholarship. The scholarship is an exceptional opportunity for an early-career artist for whom the use of paint and/or drawing is centra …

14th March 2018

YICCA 17/18 – International Contest of Contemporary Art

YICCA is an international call for artists, open to professionals from any country in the world. All kinds of contemporary artworks are allowed in the art contest. From the 18 artists that will partic …

16th March 2018

Jackson’s Open Painting Prize

The Jackson’s Open Painting Prize exists to recognise and appreciate original, 2-dimensional fine art works in any painting, print-making or drawing media. Submissions are welcome from any country by …

26th March 2018

Gasworks International Fellowship: Kiosko, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Gasworks’ International Fellowships Programme offers UK-based artists the opportunity to undertake a residency at one of Gasworks’ partners abroad.  This opportunity offers a 7-week fully funded resid …

31st March 2018

Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19

From January 1st, applications are invited to The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.  This offers an emerging sculptor an £8,000 award to produce new work and a solo exhibition at Standpoint.  Standpoint wi …

1st April 2018

The 4th Annual ON PAPER International Printmaking Contest 2018

ON PAPER presents its annual printmaking contest to promote the art of printmaking and the connection between printmakers around the world. Artists can submit one piece of work on a paper size of 300m …

3rd April 2018

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize offers an opportunity annually for students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study within the United Kingdom. The first prize is …

4th April 2018

RPS INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 161

Applications are now open for the Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition. Now in its 161st edition, the IPE is a celebration of photography today and continues to offer insigh …

11th April 2018

JERWOOD/FVU AWARDS 2019 ‘Going, Gone’

Applications for the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone are now open. The Jerwood/FVU Awards are an annual open call opportunity, awarding two £20,000 moving-image commissions to artists within the …

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 …

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 …

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 …