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9th September 2019

COAL Prize 2019

For its tenth edition in 2019 the COAL Prize will, in collaboration with the Platform on Disaster Displacement and DISPLACEMENT: Uncertain Journeys, tackle an essential subject: displacement related t… Continue Reading COAL Prize 2019

8th September 2019

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2019

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2019 is open for submissions. Artists of any age and nationality, presently living and working in the UK (except for CBP artist members) may submit work. Twelve… Continue Reading The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2019

6th September 2019

Public Art Commission for a Scheduled Ancient Monument in Dover

Dover Arts Development, on behalf of the Land Trust, are looking to commission an artist to create an artwork for the West Wing Battery at Fort Burgoyne Dover as part of the Pioneering Places: East Ke… Continue Reading Public Art Commission for a Scheduled Ancient Monument in Dover

2nd September 2019

Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoes

Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoes is an international open competition for 2D artwork in any medium excluding photography. Developed by the Waterfront Gallery in association with the Welsh Government,… Continue Reading Wales Contemporary / Cymru Gyfoes

31st August 2019

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

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… Continue Reading Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

30th August 2019

The Moth Art Prize 2019

The Moth Art Prize is for a body of figurative or representational artwork. The Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16 from anywhere in the world. The prize consists of €1,000 plus a two-week stay… Continue Reading The Moth Art Prize 2019

27th August 2019

ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2019

Artists over the age of 18 are invited to submit up to six works in a variety of media: painting, print, sculptures, drawing and photography are all accepted. A panel of six prominent art world figure… Continue Reading ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2019

11th August 2019

Venice Agendas OPEN CALL 2 : PUBLICATION

As part of Venice Agendas 2019, visual artists, artist groups and collectives are invited to apply to contribute to the project, through either making and contributing a work for a publication, or pro… Continue Reading Venice Agendas OPEN CALL 2 : PUBLICATION

11th August 2019

Venice Agendas Open Call 1: REGIONAL SATELLITE PROJECTS – ARTIST COLLECTIVES AND GROUPS

As part of Venice Agendas 2019, visual artists, artist groups and collectives are invited to apply to contribute to the project, through either making and contributing a work for a publication, or pro… Continue Reading Venice Agendas Open Call 1: REGIONAL SATELLITE PROJECTS – ARTIST COLLECTIVES AND GROUPS

11th August 2019

China<>UK Artist Residency

This residency is part of an ongoing exchange organised by QUAD, in Derby and Tank Loft, Sichuan Fine Art Institute / 501 Xu exhibition space in Chongqing. This exchange Residency Programme is for a U… Continue Reading China<>UK Artist Residency

31st July 2019

ArtGeminiPrize 2019- Singapore

The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists around the world. The 7th Edition ArtGeminiPrize 2019  will take place in Singapore… Continue Reading ArtGeminiPrize 2019- Singapore

30th July 2019

Swansea University Cultural Institute – Creativity Fellowships 2019/20

Launching in October 2019, the Cultural Institute at Swansea University is offering two Creativity Fellowships for professional artists of any practice/medium (including but not limited to writers, vi… Continue Reading Swansea University Cultural Institute – Creativity Fellowships 2019/20

12th July 2019

Moho Art Prize

Moho Art Prize awards the best international talents in contemporary art. Awarded categories are painting, sculpture and installation, photography, new media. Applications are split into two categorie… Continue Reading Moho Art Prize

8th July 2019

Guildhall Artist in Residence

London-based fine artists are invited to apply to become the first Artist in Residence for Guildhall, the seat of the City of London’s government. The three-month residency focuses on ‘Celebrating Cit… Continue Reading Guildhall Artist in Residence

1st July 2019

Artshake19: International Gathering, Shanghai

UK Young Artists is offering a fantastic opportunity to work with an international group of 10 young artists from the Republic of China and South Korea as part of the 2019 YIYUAN TANG Museum & Fou… Continue Reading Artshake19: International Gathering, Shanghai

30th June 2019

Sunny Art Prize

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art competition hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art award is a global platform, giving an opportunity to emerging and established artists to showc… Continue Reading Sunny Art Prize

30th June 2019

ACS Studio Prize 2019

The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) Studio Prize 2019 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… Continue Reading ACS Studio Prize 2019

30th June 2019

ARTPIQER’s Painting Award

With the ARTPIQER’s Painting Award the online art platform ARTPIQ wishes to honour the outstanding work, potential & dedication of a European emerging painter with academic background and provide… Continue Reading ARTPIQER’s Painting Award

30th June 2019

Funded Exhibition/Residency – Locust Projects

Locust Projects is currently running an open call for Project Room exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual artists to experiment with new ideas and med… Continue Reading Funded Exhibition/Residency – Locust Projects

29th June 2019

Professional Development Residencies at londonprintstudio

londonprintstudio are looking for 3 people to join their 6 month long flexible residency programme which starts from September 2019. There are 3 residencies available in drawing, photography and Print… Continue Reading Professional Development Residencies at londonprintstudio

26th June 2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize and exhibition has an established reputation for its commitment to championing excellence and promoting and celebrating the breadth of contemporary drawing practic… Continue Reading Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

21st June 2019

Designregio Kortrijk: Designers in Residence Open Call

Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency program in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residen… Continue Reading Designregio Kortrijk: Designers in Residence Open Call

17th June 2019

Stanley Picker Fellowships 2019

The Stanley Picker Gallery at Kingston University is currently seeking to appoint two contemporary practitioners to the Stanley Picker Fellowships in Design & Fine Art 2019. Each Fellowship now pr… Continue Reading Stanley Picker Fellowships 2019

9th June 2019

The Swiss Church of London Residency Programme 2019/20

The Swiss Church invites artists to apply for two three-month residencies from August to October 2019, and from April to June 2020. The artists will have access to the Church over this period and a wo… Continue Reading The Swiss Church of London Residency Programme 2019/20

7th June 2019

V&A Capturing Motion Residency

The Victoria and Albert museum is inviting applications from UK based practitioners working across all photography & motion media who wish to develop their practice or portfolio of work. They are… Continue Reading V&A Capturing Motion Residency

3rd June 2019

Jerwood Arts – Development Programme Fund

The Development Programme Fund provides funding for arts organisations who, with vision and skill, can deliver transformational development opportunities for artists, curators and/or producers in thei… Continue Reading Jerwood Arts – Development Programme Fund

3rd June 2019

Call for proposals — Engage Journal 43: Profession and Practice (working title)

Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is calling for proposals from colleagues in the UK and worldwide that reflect on the development of gallery education policy and practice, highl… Continue Reading Call for proposals — Engage Journal 43: Profession and Practice (working title)

2nd June 2019

Open Call: Make Room

Make Room is a new creative development programme at The White House designed to make room for new voices and ideas in our programme, supporting under-represented groups to have agency within the arts… Continue Reading Open Call: Make Room

31st May 2019

The Cynthia Corbett Gallery – Young Masters Art Prize 2019

Contemporary artists working in any medium and from anywhere in the world, over the age of 18 are invited to apply for the 2019 edition of the Young Masters Art Prize, and for the Young Masters Maylis… Continue Reading The Cynthia Corbett Gallery – Young Masters Art Prize 2019

21st May 2019

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize was established to increase recognition of the work of visual artists. They seek to advance the careers of visual artists by providing unrestricted financial support in the form of in… Continue Reading The Hopper Prize

15th May 2019

Wells Art Contemporary: WAC Awards 2019

The Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) Awards is an international open competition for contemporary visual arts. Open to artists working in painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, installati… Continue Reading Wells Art Contemporary: WAC Awards 2019

12th May 2019

John Ruskin Prize 2019

The John Ruskin Prize 2019 is open to artists, designers and makers of all nationalities, resident, studying or currently making work or with work represented in the UK. Applicant’s submitted work sho… Continue Reading John Ruskin Prize 2019

3rd May 2019

The Lumen Prize

Now in its 8th year, The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology celebrates and promotes artists working with technology globally through its annual juried competition and exhibitions. All art is eligible… Continue Reading The Lumen Prize

30th April 2019

Artist Commission at SPACE

SPACE invites artists to submit a proposal for a new project to be made in dialogue with older people based in Ilford. The commission will include activity with which older people can engage and will… Continue Reading Artist Commission at SPACE

30th April 2019

The British School at Rome – Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art 2019-20

The Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art is a valuable opportunity for an early-career artist, working in any discipline, who has a significant track record of exhibiting. The fellowship will last 3 mo… Continue Reading The British School at Rome – Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art 2019-20

30th April 2019

The British School at Rome – The Bridget Riley Fellowship 2019-20

The Bridget Riley Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for exceptional artists, at an early to mid-point in their career, whose work has a significant drawing element, to spend six months in Rome. Th… Continue Reading The British School at Rome – The Bridget Riley Fellowship 2019-20

24th April 2019

Helsinki Design Residency 2019

The British Council, in partnership with the Helsinki International Artist Programme(HIAP), Helsinki Design Week (HDW), Design Museum Helsinki (DM) and Strelka Institute, is seeking applications from… Continue Reading Helsinki Design Residency 2019

23rd April 2019

Great Place Scheme: Annual Art Commission 2019

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has been awarded funding from the National Lottery, through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of their Great Place Sc… Continue Reading Great Place Scheme: Annual Art Commission 2019

23rd April 2019

After School – Collective Strategies Open Call

After School – Collective Strategies is a public programme consisting of a series of talks and workshops culminating in a group presentation in the autumn. A collaborative effort between pic.london an… Continue Reading After School – Collective Strategies Open Call

18th April 2019

The Biennial Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize 2019

The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize celebrates contemporary British and Irish self-portraiture. It offers a unique opportunity for both established and emerging artists to compete for a £10,000 priz… Continue Reading The Biennial Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize 2019

15th April 2019

Shape Open 2019

Submissions are now open for the 2019 Shape Open, to be hosted by Nunnery Gallery, at Bow Arts.. The Open is Shape’s annual exhibition of artwork by disabled and non-disabled artists created in respon… Continue Reading Shape Open 2019

14th April 2019

Kingsgate Project Space: Artist Residency Open Call

Kingsgate Project Space is recruiting a new series of studio residencies for artists at key stages in their career with a special focus on recent graduates. Residencies will provide artists with the o… Continue Reading Kingsgate Project Space: Artist Residency Open Call

2nd April 2019

New Documentary Photographer opportunity at Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge celebrates its 125th birthday on 30th June 2019 and, to mark this significant occasion, they are recruiting a documentary photographer to celebrate and record the everyday running of the… Continue Reading New Documentary Photographer opportunity at Tower Bridge

31st March 2019

NTAA’19

Applications are open for the New Technological Art Award. NTAA’s mission is to expand the scope of contemporary artistic creations and traditional media with works using contemporary and new technolo… Continue Reading NTAA’19

31st March 2019

Open Contemporary Young Artist Award 2019

The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award is an opportunity for artists 35 years old or younger working in the UK to submit work to be included in an exhibition at The Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcas… Continue Reading Open Contemporary Young Artist Award 2019

31st March 2019

McKinney International Art + Design Residency

The School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2019 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency will select an e… Continue Reading McKinney International Art + Design Residency

29th March 2019

Elan Valley Artists’ Residencies Programme 2019 – 20

Applications are invited from visual artists for the 2019 – 20 Artists Residency programme in the Elan Valley, mid-Wales. Each artist will spend up to four weeks in the Elan Valley either in one block… Continue Reading Elan Valley Artists’ Residencies Programme 2019 – 20

11th March 2019

STARTS Prize 2019

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… Continue Reading STARTS Prize 2019

8th March 2019

Visual art awards at British School at Rome

Visual art awards at the BSR offer artists at different stages of their careers the superb opportunity to research and focus on their work away from normal pressures, and to use the BSR as a base to e… Continue Reading Visual art awards at British School at Rome

4th March 2019

MOSTYN Open 21 – Call for submissions

MOSTYN, Wales UK is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 21st anniversary edition of the MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2019. The exhibition of select… Continue Reading MOSTYN Open 21 – Call for submissions

4th March 2019

Jerwood Bursaries

Jerwood Bursaries is a new fund for artists working in all disciplines to help support skills and knowledge development, and/or the early stages of a new idea. A Jerwood Bursary can support your skill… Continue Reading Jerwood Bursaries

3rd March 2019

BigCi Environmental Awards 2019

Australian and International Artists from various fields (visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating) are invited to submit entries for th… Continue Reading BigCi Environmental Awards 2019

1st March 2019

Apexart International Open Call 2019-20

apexart is accepting proposals for its International Open Call for exhibitions, the four proposals with the highest scores will be presented by the organizers in the countries specified as part of ape… Continue Reading Apexart International Open Call 2019-20

28th February 2019

CO-NET artist residency

CO-NET is pleased to announce its second artist residency in the beautiful region of Valencia, Spain in partnership with the Imaginaria Festival, University Jaume I, Consorci de Museus de la Communita… Continue Reading CO-NET artist residency

24th February 2019

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

The fifth anniversary of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and backgrounds. This year the prize launches two new awa… Continue Reading Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

17th February 2019

Lewisham Arthouse – Project Space Residency Open Call 2019

Lewisham Arthouse have launched an open call for the Project Space Residency. Based in Deptford’s former library, Lewisham Arthouse provides access to artist studios, workshops, exhibitions and learni… Continue Reading Lewisham Arthouse – Project Space Residency Open Call 2019

17th February 2019

The World Illustration Awards 2019

The Association of Illustrators (AOI) in partnership with USA-based Directory of Illustration, announces that the World Illustration Awards 2019 are now open for entries. Illustrators in any country w… Continue Reading The World Illustration Awards 2019

15th February 2019

The Art House – Open Call: Solo Residencies 2019/20

The Art House is seeking proposals from individual artists who would like to develop their practice through one of three month-long solo residencies at our purpose-built studios in Wakefield. The oppo… Continue Reading The Art House – Open Call: Solo Residencies 2019/20

13th February 2019

Lucy Art Residency

The Lucy Art Residency is happy to announce its third open call for the 2019 residency program and commission for visual artists working with photography. The program offers the opportunity for an art… Continue Reading Lucy Art Residency

4th February 2019

Hospitalfield Residencies: Summer and Autumn 2019

Hospitalfield invites applications for its summer and autumn residencies, which will take place over 4 weeks in July/August and September 2019. UK and UK based visual artists are invited to submit an… Continue Reading Hospitalfield Residencies: Summer and Autumn 2019

1st February 2019

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS – FIRST PLINTH: PUBLIC ART AWARD 2019

First Plinth: Public Art Award 2019 is designed to offer sculptors an opportunity to extend their practice into competing for public art commissions. The winning sculptor is awarded £10,000 to produce… Continue Reading THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS – FIRST PLINTH: PUBLIC ART AWARD 2019

31st January 2019

The Rome Scholarship 2019

The Royal Society of British Artists are calling for entries for their Rome Scholarship 2019. A prestigious scholarship awarded to a young or newly graduated artist, which will offer an enriching lear… Continue Reading The Rome Scholarship 2019

31st January 2019

A Woman’s Work – Call for Artists

Artists and curators based in Europe are invited to submit projects which address the core themes of A Woman’s Work, a two year Creative Europe supported programme with cultural partners in the United… Continue Reading A Woman’s Work – Call for Artists

31st January 2019

Word in Transit 5 – Yoke Collective – Screen Time: Open Call

Yoke Collective join Word in Transit for the combined SCREEN TIME performance event / publication launch for the 5th Word in Transit. SCREEN TIME is looking for ways to communicate through these distr… Continue Reading Word in Transit 5 – Yoke Collective – Screen Time: Open Call

31st January 2019

National Sculpture Prize 2019

Now celebrating it’s tenth year running, the National Sculpture Prize (NSP) calls out for the next ten candidates to test their creative mettle. Hosted by the Broomhill Art and Sculpture Foundation, t… Continue Reading National Sculpture Prize 2019

28th January 2019

Artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019 and they wish to mark this occasion by sponsoring a visual artist in residence. They invite applications from visual artists… Continue Reading Artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

20th January 2019

RSA RESIDENCIES FOR SCOTLAND

The RSA Residencies for Scotland is an artist-led scheme which provides valuable research and residency opportunities for artists. It forges important networks with centres of artistic excellence acro… Continue Reading RSA RESIDENCIES FOR SCOTLAND

14th January 2019

a-n Artist Bursaries 2019

a-n The Artists Information Company is offering 50+ bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake self-determined professional development in… Continue Reading a-n Artist Bursaries 2019

7th January 2019

Women Make Sculpture: theCoLAB Commission

The inaugural Women Make Sculpture: theCoLAB Commission will award a female sculptor £15,000 towards the research, development and making of work(s) to be exhibited at one of three possible outdoor si… Continue Reading Women Make Sculpture: theCoLAB Commission

21st December 2018

Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop – Solo Residency

Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop is currently accepting applications for the Solo Residency, taking place from February to May 2019. The gallery is offering one artist access for three months to one of its s… Continue Reading Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop – Solo Residency

20th December 2018

12th Muir Trust Artist Residency 2019

The Muir Trust invites applications from established, mid-career, UK-based studio artists who wish to develop their creative practice by working with the Buckinghamshire County Museum collections. The… Continue Reading 12th Muir Trust Artist Residency 2019

19th December 2018

13th Arte Laguna Prize

The call for artists of the 13th Arte Laguna Prize has officially opened. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art contest that has been promoting contemporary art for thirteen years. There are 10 Co… Continue Reading 13th Arte Laguna Prize

17th December 2018

Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

Photographers and other image makers from all disciplines are invited to enter the Wellcome Photography Prize, which celebrates compelling imagery that captures stories of health, medicine and science… Continue Reading Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

14th December 2018

Taipei Artist Village Residency

CFCCA are delighted to present an open call opportunity for contemporary visual artists based in the UK to apply for a fully funded 3 month artist residency at our partner in Taiwan –Taipei Artist Vil… Continue Reading Taipei Artist Village Residency

7th December 2018

Cove Park Visual Arts Residencies 2019

In 2019 Cove Park will award a minimum of three funded Visual Arts Residencies of between one to three months each for UK based artists. With support from the Bridge Awards, Cove Park will also offer… Continue Reading Cove Park Visual Arts Residencies 2019

5th December 2018

British Ceramics Biennial’s AWARD

The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) announces the call for entries for AWARD, inviting UK-based artists to submit proposals for this £10,000 prize and exhibition. AWARD is the headline exhibition in B… Continue Reading British Ceramics Biennial’s AWARD

5th December 2018

Public Art Commission in Southampton

‘a space’ arts are seeking expressions of interest from contemporary visual artists for a new public art commission at Cumberland Place in Southampton. The new development, to be known as ‘Southampton… Continue Reading Public Art Commission in Southampton

3rd December 2018

FLAMIN Productions

Part of Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), FLAMIN Productions is major artists’ film commissioning scheme which aims to support the most exciting, innovative and challenging moving im… Continue Reading FLAMIN Productions

3rd December 2018

European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019

Applications are now open for European Media Artists in Residence Exchange programme (EMARE) 2019. The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for media artists in the fields of digital med… Continue Reading European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019

30th November 2018

Wirksworth Arts Festival – The Lodge Project

The Lodge Project will enable an established UK artist to undertake a funded 3 month residency, in a cottage in Wirksworth in the Derbyshire Dales, from July to September of 2019.  They are looking fo… Continue Reading Wirksworth Arts Festival – The Lodge Project

30th November 2018

Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and Stuart Hall Foundation announce the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for… Continue Reading Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency

30th November 2018

ASC Studios Free Studio Competition

Artists’ Studio Company and Brent Council are excited to announce an incredible opportunity for an Artist, Designer or Maker who lives in Brent. They are inviting applications for their free studio sc… Continue Reading ASC Studios Free Studio Competition

26th November 2018

Mother Art Prize 2018

The Mother Art Prize: an international open call for self-identifying women, non-binary visual artists with caring responsibilities. The prize is aimed at artists working in all media and with no them… Continue Reading Mother Art Prize 2018

26th November 2018

Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Award 2019

Creekside Artists is proud to offer its second annual Graduate Studio Award. The recipient will receive a free desk space and access to their project space at Creekside Artists in Deptford, for a fixe… Continue Reading Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Award 2019

23rd November 2018

Artist in Residence at HMP Grendon

Ikon is inviting artists to apply for a three-year residency at HMP Grendon. Funded by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust, this is an exciting opportunity for an artist to work with the… Continue Reading Artist in Residence at HMP Grendon

13th November 2018

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize was established to increase recognition of the work of visual artists. They seek to advance the careers of visual artists by providing unrestricted financial support in the form of in… Continue Reading The Hopper Prize

5th November 2018

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

The third national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards seek proposals from outstanding artists using new approaches to photography who are within 10 years of establishing their practice. They encourage applicat… Continue Reading Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

31st October 2018

apexart – NYC 2019-20 Open Cal

apexart is accepting exhibition proposals for its NYC Open Call, three winning proposals will be presented at apexart’s NYC space as part of its 2019-20 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers,… Continue Reading apexart – NYC 2019-20 Open Cal

25th October 2018

ArtWorks Open 2018

Now in its tenth year, ArtWorks Open 2018 will be selected by Tai Shani and Emma Talbot. Submissions are welcome from artists in UK and Europe. 2D and 3D works may be submitted, however, only works wi… Continue Reading ArtWorks Open 2018

19th October 2018

Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award 2019

The third annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award is now open for entries. The award offers a £2000 bursary for a professional photographer to undertake a narrative photography project in 2019. In additi… Continue Reading Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award 2019

16th October 2018

Born Digital – new short grant for filmmaking talent

Born Digital is an exciting opportunity for new and emerging filmmakers to realise their first broadcast project, with grants to be awarded to fund, or partly fund, up to 12 short films. The BBC, in p… Continue Reading Born Digital – new short grant for filmmaking talent

14th October 2018

SpallArt Prize Salzburg

The Salzburger Kunstverein announces the SpallArt Prize Salzburg. This international award for excellence in contemporary art is a rotating prize. For the years 2019 to 2021, the focus will be on cont… Continue Reading SpallArt Prize Salzburg

14th October 2018

William Morris Gallery – Artist in Residency Programme 2018/19

Now in its sixth year, the William Morris Gallery is inviting applicants for its 2018-19 Artist in Residency programme. This is an opportunity for an artist to immerse themselves in the Gallery’s worl… Continue Reading William Morris Gallery – Artist in Residency Programme 2018/19

14th October 2018

Artists Projects: London Borough of Culture

Waltham Forest, the London Borough of Culture 2019 has announced an open call to artists from across the world to take part in a major new series of seven funded projects and be part of the creative p… Continue Reading Artists Projects: London Borough of Culture

12th October 2018

Brunel University – Artist in Residence

Brunel University is seeking an Artist in Residence for a project beginning this autumn that aims to creatively explore the University’s physical location on the outskirts of London, while valorising… Continue Reading Brunel University – Artist in Residence

5th October 2018

Science Gallery Lab Detroit – DEPTH Exhibition

Science Gallery Lab Detroit seeks interactive, participatory works for DEPTH, a free exhibition that explores the power and complexities of water and its many roles in the physical and social world. T… Continue Reading Science Gallery Lab Detroit – DEPTH Exhibition

1st October 2018

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2018

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2018 is open for submissions. Artists of any age and nationality, presently living and working in the UK (except for CBP artist members) may submit work. Twelve… Continue Reading The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2018

30th September 2018

Evening Standard Art Prize in association with Hiscox

The Evening Standard Art Prize in association with Hiscox returns for a second year, this time with the theme of ‘progress’, aiming to inspire artists around the UK to create original works. Submissio… Continue Reading Evening Standard Art Prize in association with Hiscox

25th September 2018

YICCA 2018 – 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… Continue Reading YICCA 2018 – International Contest of Contemporary Art

24th September 2018

Jerwood Makers Open

Jerwood Makers Open is a biennial opportunity encouraging ambitious and/or radical proposals from UK-based makers and collaborators within 10 years of beginning their practice. Launched in 2010, it fo… Continue Reading Jerwood Makers Open

21st September 2018

Open to Art ceramic award

Applications are now open to the third Open to Art ceramic award. This award is promoted and organized by Officine Saffi with the aim of enhancing and promoting the use of ceramics in contemporary art… Continue Reading Open to Art ceramic award

9th September 2018

Lewisham Art House Graduate Studio Scheme 2018

Lewisham Arthouse are pleased to announce the 9th round of their Graduate Studio Award Scheme and invite all recent London-based (or those relocating) graduate visual artists to apply. The award offer… Continue Reading Lewisham Art House Graduate Studio Scheme 2018

7th September 2018

Hothouse

Applications are now open for Hothouse, a Crafts Council Talent and Business Development Programme that supports talented makers at the start of their career. The programme includes group workshops, a… Continue Reading Hothouse

7th September 2018

Social Art Summit – Call Out

Calling artists working in social art, socially-engaged art, community arts, collaborative arts and social practice at all stages of your careers to come together and share work at the Social Art Summ… Continue Reading Social Art Summit – Call Out

3rd September 2018

LCB residency and exhibition bursary

LCB Depot in Leicester is offering four Artist Development Bursaries, funded by Arts Council England, to be delivered between September 2018 and February 2019. LCB’s Main Bursary is a residency-based… Continue Reading LCB residency and exhibition bursary

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… Continue Reading Aesthetica Art Prize 2018

31st August 2018

ColabNowNow Open Call

British Council #SouthernAfricaArts invites young digital creatives aged between 18 and 35 to take part in the second edition of ColabNowNow hosted with Maputo Fast Forward in Mozambique. ColabNowNow… Continue Reading ColabNowNow Open Call

28th August 2018

ING Discerning Eye 2018: Call For Entries

Artists are invited to submit up to six works in a variety of media: painting, print, sculptures, drawing and photography are all accepted. These works must be for sale, and should not exceed 20” (50… Continue Reading ING Discerning Eye 2018: Call For Entries

16th August 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 2 will open for applications at 10am on 12 July 2018 and close at 12pm (noon) on 16 Au… Continue Reading Developing your Creative Practice (Arts Council England)

31st July 2018

COAL Prize 2018

The COAL Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organisations, and production methods. This year, the COAL association… Continue Reading COAL Prize 2018

30th July 2018

Extreme Views Artist-in-Residence

Art Gene are pleased to offer a great opportunity for experienced and enthusiastic visual artists for the Extreme Views Project 2018. The successful applicant will have an understanding of working wit… Continue Reading Extreme Views Artist-in-Residence

29th July 2018

Tenderflix 2018 – Future Responsibilities

Tenderflix is an international experimental film and video competition initiated by Tenderpixel Gallery in London. In its 11th year in 2018, the theme is ‘Future Responsibilities’. We are mainly looki… Continue Reading Tenderflix 2018 – Future Responsibilities

23rd July 2018

Curatorial Practice Award 2018

This is an open call for people looking to develop their practical curatorial skills via a year-long placement at Film and Video Umbrella (FVU). During this period you will work to develop and realise… Continue Reading Curatorial Practice Award 2018

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… Continue Reading Norwich Film Festival 2018

18th July 2018

Crate Curatorial Open

CRATE is inviting proposals from artists and curators to research, test and create a new curatorial project using Crate’s project space for a four week period. All proposals must have a strong public… Continue Reading Crate Curatorial Open

10th July 2018

RAW Labs – Artist Residency

Bow Arts are inviting expressions of interest for the 5th RAW Labs residency at Royal Albert Wharf, Newham, in partnership with Visions in the Nunnery. The residency takes place from September/October… Continue Reading RAW Labs – Artist Residency

9th July 2018

Artist in Residence at the National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum is inviting applications from artists who wish to develop their practice by working with the site’s collections, landscape and knowledge. The 2018 residency programme f… Continue Reading Artist in Residence at the National Memorial Arboretum

2nd July 2018

RSA Morton Award

The RSA Morton Award is for artists working in a lens-based media in Scotland. The award is funded by The Morton Charitable Trust and administered by the Royal Scottish Academy and consists of: A £500… Continue Reading RSA Morton Award

2nd July 2018

Refiguring the Feminist Future – Web Residencies by Solitude & ZKM

This is a call for artists, activists, poets, writers to propose Web performances, web sculpture, various forms of Net art and online interactions that challenge existing histories and speculative fut… Continue Reading Refiguring the Feminist Future – Web Residencies by Solitude & ZKM

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… Continue Reading The ACS Studio Prize 2018

29th June 2018

Future Generation Art Prize

PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) announces the 5th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognise and gi… Continue Reading Future Generation Art Prize

27th June 2018

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018

Artists are invited to submit entries for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018, the largest and longest running annual open exhibition dedicated to drawing in the UK. Previously known as Jerwood… Continue Reading Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018

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… Continue Reading Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

15th June 2018

BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show

BBZ has joined forces with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable to create The BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduation Show .This is a call for artists who identify as queer womxn, trans & non-binary artists of Bl… Continue Reading BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show

12th June 2018

Near Now Fellowship

Near Now is Broadway’s (Nottingham) studio for arts, design and innovation. They invite applications for the Near Now Fellowship, their artistic and professional development programme, which, through… Continue Reading Near Now Fellowship

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… Continue Reading Visions in the Nunnery 2018

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… Continue Reading V&A Ceramics Residency

4th June 2018

The Axisweb Artist Award Round #05: Call for Applications

The Award offers £1,000 cash, a personalised support package, an artist film produced by Axisweb plus editorial and promotion on their website and social media platforms. In addition to the Artist Awa… Continue Reading The Axisweb Artist Award Round #05: Call for Applications

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… Continue Reading Secret Art Prize

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)… Continue Reading Lumen Prize

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… Continue Reading The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award

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… Continue Reading ScoglieraViva. Sculpting the Sea

14th May 2018

Tower Bridge Artist in Residence

Tower Bridge is happy to announce that the application process for the 2018 Artist in Residence programme is now open. They are looking to invite data artists inside Tower Bridge to reveal new perspec… Continue Reading Tower Bridge Artist in Residence

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… Continue Reading Derwent Art Prize 2018

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… Continue Reading Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018 Call for Entries

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… Continue Reading Gasworks International Fellowship: URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

30th April 2018

Gasworks International Fellowship: Britto, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Gasworks’ International Fellowships Programme offers UK-based artists the opportunity to undertake a residency at one of Gasworks’ partners abroad. Gasworks are now accepting applications from designe… Continue Reading Gasworks International Fellowship: Britto, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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… Continue Reading ARCUS Project 2018 Artist in Residence Program

22nd April 2018

PRAKSIS Residency no. 10

Applications are now being accepted for PRAKSIS’s tenth residency, The Collective Subject of History. For this residency, selected local and internationally based residents will have the rare opportun… Continue Reading PRAKSIS Residency no. 10

16th April 2018

Artist Residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities)

Applications are now open for a nine-month artist residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) at Highgreen in remote rural Northumberland. This is a unique and magical opportunity for a vis… Continue Reading Artist Residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities)

15th April 2018

Green Man Commissions 2019

Green Man has been taking a new approach to ‘site-art’ at the festival since 2016 to bring international and early-career artists into the festival environment to consider an art experience which goes… Continue Reading Green Man Commissions 2019

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… Continue Reading JERWOOD/FVU AWARDS 2019 ‘Going, Gone’

11th April 2018

Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme

Applications to Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme are now open.  This year the Bursary Scheme will offer eight awards to UK-based artists working in live art and contemporary performance who have be… Continue Reading Artsadmin’s Artists’ Bursary Scheme

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… Continue Reading RPS INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 161

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… Continue Reading The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize

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… Continue Reading The 4th Annual ON PAPER International Printmaking Contest 2018

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… Continue Reading Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19

30th March 2018

SOLO Award 2018

The SOLO Award™ is an annual contemporary art prize open to artists of all ages, working in all media. The finalists are exhibited in a group show each spring and the overall winner receives a… Continue Reading SOLO Award 2018

29th March 2018

Eastleigh Borough Council – Public Art Commission

Woodside Avenue Development LLP, a joint venture between Eastleigh Borough Council and Vivid Housing Limited, is looking to appoint a public artist to create a high-quality permanent public art featur… Continue Reading Eastleigh Borough Council – Public Art Commission

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… Continue Reading Gasworks International Fellowship: Kiosko, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

22nd March 2018

DIY 15: 2018

Professional development projects BY artists FOR artists. DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual research, training and professional development projects for… Continue Reading DIY 15: 2018

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… Continue Reading Jackson’s Open Painting Prize

12th March 2018

Animation 2018

In 2018 BBC Four, BFI and cinemas across the UK are celebrating British animation. Up to 12 individuals or teams will be given the opportunity to have their film selected by a panel and If successful,… Continue Reading Animation 2018

12th 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… Continue Reading STARTS Prize 2018 Open Call

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… Continue Reading British School at Rome – Augusta Scholarship

5th March 2018

The Axisweb Artist Award Round #04: Call for Applications

The Award offers £1,000 cash, a personalised support package, an artist film produced by Axisweb plus editorial and promotion on their website and social media platforms. In addition to the Artist Awa… Continue Reading The Axisweb Artist Award Round #04: Call for Applications

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… Continue Reading McKinney International Art + Design Residency 2018

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… Continue Reading Exeter Phoenix – South West Artists Moving Image Commission 2018

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… Continue Reading Women’s Vote Centenary: Grant Scheme

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… Continue Reading Residency 108

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… Continue Reading Waterside Open

16th February 2018

Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is offering two Leadership Bursaries for artists and/or arts workers of colour as part of Live Art UK’s Diverse Actions programme. The bursaries will offer award… Continue Reading Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

15th February 2018

Collide International residency award

Collide International Residency award is a major international residency programme as part of the CERN and FACT Partnership Framework (2016-2018). This Residency is a unique opportunity for artists to… Continue Reading Collide International residency award

15th February 2018

PRAKSIS’s 9th residency, Adornment and Gender: Engaging Conversation

PRAKSIS and Norwegian Crafts are pleased to work with designer, curator, and writer, Benjamin Lignel to develop Residency No. 9, Adornment and Gender: Engaging Conversation. This residency will resear… Continue Reading PRAKSIS’s 9th residency, Adornment and Gender: Engaging Conversation

14th February 2018

Open Call for Residency at Stryx, Birmingham

Stryx’s residency programme, SOUP, awards artists in the UK the opportunity to work for 2 months (June – August 2018) in Digbeth, Birmingham.  Selected artists will receive: 24/7 access to large, shar… Continue Reading Open Call for Residency at Stryx, Birmingham

14th February 2018

Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art

The British School at Rome invites applications for The Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art. The fellowship is an opportunity for an early-career artist, working in any discipline, who has a significa… Continue Reading Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art

13th February 2018

Future SPACE: Open Call

In 2018 SPACE will be celebrating 50 years of supporting artists in London. To help mark this anniversary, proposals are invited from artists for small exhibitions and displays relating to the theme F… Continue Reading Future SPACE: Open Call

12th February 2018

Oriel Davies Open 2018

Oriel Davies’ biennial, open submission exhibition, ODO, is now live with a call for entries. Professional artists and those studying art are invited to submit entries of recent work in order to be co… Continue Reading Oriel Davies Open 2018

12th February 2018

a-n Artist Bursaries 2018

a-n is offering 65+ bursaries of £500 – £1,000 to Artist members wishing to undertake a self-determined schedule of professional development in 2018.  Now in its sixth year, the bursaries programme ha… Continue Reading a-n Artist Bursaries 2018

9th February 2018

The Haven Commissions

Three new separate commissions are available for artists and architects to apply for as part of “The Haven Commissions” – a series of redesigned buoys and a minimum of three new structures, constructe… Continue Reading The Haven Commissions

7th February 2018

Lucy Art Residency

The Lucy Art Residency announces its second open call to its short residency program and commission for visual artists.  This is an opportunity for an artist based in Europe or the Mediterranean, whos… Continue Reading Lucy Art Residency

6th February 2018

The World Illustration Awards 2018

Illustrators in any country working in any medium or content can enter work created between January 2017 and February 2018. Submissions must be made into the eight categories as either a New Talent (s… Continue Reading The World Illustration Awards 2018

5th February 2018

Festival of Thrift: call for public artwork proposals

Public artwork proposals are invited for the wider programme around Festival of Thrift, which takes place in September 2018.  The festival itself will take place in Kirkleatham, Redcar, these commissi… Continue Reading Festival of Thrift: call for public artwork proposals

1st February 2018

64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

Oberhausen is accepting submissions to its 64th International Short Film Festival.  There are a range of competition categories – International, German, NRW, International Children’s and Youth Film -… Continue Reading 64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

31st January 2018

Chaiya Art Awards 2018

The Chaiya Art Awards are calling for submissions in any medium around the theme: Where is God in our 21st century world? Prizes range from £1000 to £10,000 and successful entries will be exhibited at… Continue Reading Chaiya Art Awards 2018

31st January 2018

Goethe at LUX Residency 2018

LUX and the Goethe-Institut London are offering a residency for artists based in Germany and working with moving image to to be undertaken in London over May to July 2018. Applicants should propose ho… Continue Reading Goethe at LUX Residency 2018

31st January 2018

Visual Art Awards at the British School at Rome

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… Continue Reading Visual Art Awards at the British School at Rome

29th January 2018

a-n Visual Arts Coaching Course with RD1st 2018

a-n is offering 14 fully funded places on the a-n Visual Arts Coaching Course with Relational Dynamics 1st (RD1st). The RD1st accredited coaching course, is a highly interactive, practice based progra… Continue Reading a-n Visual Arts Coaching Course with RD1st 2018

28th January 2018

New Geographies Public Art Commission

New Geographies is an Arts Council England funded project to create a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories of unexplored or over-looked places, rather tha… Continue Reading New Geographies Public Art Commission

28th January 2018

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… Continue Reading Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize

22nd January 2018

BP Portrait Award 2018

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total priz… Continue Reading BP Portrait Award 2018

22nd January 2018

I-Park 2018 Artists-in-Residence Program

I-Park is accepting applications for its 2018 artists-in-residence program. Forty-four fully funded and self-directed residencies in rural East Haddam, Connecticut (U.S.) are available between May and… Continue Reading I-Park 2018 Artists-in-Residence Program

22nd January 2018

Hospitalfield Residencies: Summer and Autumn 2018

Hospitalfield invites applications for its Summer and Autumn residencies, which will take place over 4 weeks in July and September 2018. Selected artists will receive a £1000 research and development… Continue Reading Hospitalfield Residencies: Summer and Autumn 2018

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… Continue Reading Curatorial Scholar Awards

15th January 2018

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

Crafts Council are calling for entries for Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival. Now in its third year, it is the first UK festival dedicated to craft and moving image. Real to Reel will be held in L… Continue Reading Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

15th January 2018

Artist Residency with V&A Research Institute: Opening The Cabinet Of Curiosities

The Victoria and Albert Museum is seeking applications for a 3-month residency (February – April 2018) at the Museum.  They are looking for artists who are keen to engage with the histories of slavery… Continue Reading Artist Residency with V&A Research Institute: Opening The Cabinet Of Curiosities

14th January 2018

Roman J. Witt Residency University of Michigan

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design invites applications for the Roman J. Witt Residency Program. The program awards one residency per academic year for a visiting artist/designer… Continue Reading Roman J. Witt Residency University of Michigan

12th January 2018

The DARE Art Prize

The pioneering DARE partnership between the University of Leeds and Opera North is seeking applications from creative practitioners in all media for the second DARE Art Prize. The £15,000 Prize is aim… Continue Reading The DARE Art Prize

8th January 2018

LUX Emergent Producer/Curator Desk Residency

LUX is offering an emerging producer (of film or events) and/or curator involved with moving image a desk residency for a one year period.  The selected applicant(s) will work independently throughout… Continue Reading LUX Emergent Producer/Curator Desk Residency

8th January 2018

Collaborative Doctoral Award offered by Kingston University and the Crafts Council

Applications are open for a Collaborative Doctoral Award starting in September 2018, offered by Kingston University in collaboration with the Crafts Council and supported by LDOC.  The focus is ‘Diver… Continue Reading Collaborative Doctoral Award offered by Kingston University and the Crafts Council

7th January 2018

Public Art Showcase: The Liverpool Plinth Sculpture

Sculptors living or working in the north of England are invited to submit existing work to be displayed on The Liverpool Plinth from April 2018 to March 2019. The successful artist will receive £1000… Continue Reading Public Art Showcase: The Liverpool Plinth Sculpture

6th January 2018

Royal Society of British Artists Rome Scholarship 2018

The Royal Society of British Artists are calling for entries for their Rome Scholarship 2018. The prize aims to offer an enriching learning experience for a young emerging artist and includes four wee… Continue Reading Royal Society of British Artists Rome Scholarship 2018

22nd December 2017

V&A Danish Ceramics Residency

The V&A invites applications from Danish ceramic artists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing public engagement activities. This… Continue Reading V&A Danish Ceramics Residency

18th December 2017

V&A Illustration Awards 2018

The V&A Illustration awards are now accepting submissions across three categories: Book Cover Design Book Illustration Editorial Illustration (newspapers and magazines) The winner in each category… Continue Reading V&A Illustration Awards 2018

18th December 2017

Arte Laguna Prize 2017

International art prize offering selected artists a range of awards including, participation in an exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice, € 35,000 prize money, 11 art residencies worldwide, solo shows… Continue Reading Arte Laguna Prize 2017

18th December 2017

Berwick Visual Arts: Moving Image Residency

Berwick Visual Arts (BVA) and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) are open for applications from moving-image artists to their annual artist’s residency, which runs for 6 months beginning i… Continue Reading Berwick Visual Arts: Moving Image Residency

15th December 2017

Hustle: Science Gallery Lab Detroit

Science Gallery Lab Detroit seek proposals to their exhibition Hustle, which will take place over June – August 2018.  Applications are invited for new or existing works  in any form, particularly tho… Continue Reading Hustle: Science Gallery Lab Detroit

12th December 2017

RAW Lab – Artist Residency

Bow Arts are inviting expressions of interest for the 3rd RAW Lab residency at Royal Albert Wharf, Newham, taking place from February to May 2018.  It is open to fine artists, designers and makers.  T… Continue Reading RAW Lab – Artist Residency

11th December 2017

2018 Residencies at Wysing Arts Centre

Wysing Arts Centre are inviting applications for 2018 Residencies from visual artists, musicians, dancers, choreographers and writers, or those working in other disciplines that have a strong connecti… Continue Reading 2018 Residencies at Wysing Arts Centre

10th December 2017

Solitude

The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage are looking for new, interdisciplinary artistic projects in any medium on the theme of « Solitude».  An international jury wi… Continue Reading Solitude

8th December 2017

AER 2018 Residency at the RAW Lab, Bow Arts, London

In 2018 the Nunnery Gallery will host the first exhibition of works by participants of the Art for the Environment Residency Programme (AER). To celebrate this showcase, AER are partnering with Bow Ar… Continue Reading AER 2018 Residency at the RAW Lab, Bow Arts, London

6th December 2017

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize is awarded by the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and the Lynn Foundation to encourage creative representational painting and promote the skill of draughtsmanshi… Continue Reading Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

1st December 2017

Public Sculpture Commission for Barking Town Centre

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham are inviting applications from UK based artists for the opportunity to design a bronze sculpture of Bobby Moore for the Barking Town Centre. Three shortlisted ar… Continue Reading Public Sculpture Commission for Barking Town Centre

30th November 2017

Maynooth University Open Call for Data/Media Art Proposals

Maynooth University invite artists to create a digital artwork using open data from their Dublin or Cork dashboards (dublindashboard.ie and corkdashboard.ie). This is an open competition for media art… Continue Reading Maynooth University Open Call for Data/Media Art Proposals

30th November 2017

Handmade Oxford 2018

Opportunity to exhibit and sell craft and design works at Handmade Oxford 2018, which will take place in Oxford Town Hall across Friday 18 – Sunday 20 May 2018, with a private view on Thursday 17th Ma… Continue Reading Handmade Oxford 2018

27th November 2017

North Lands Creative Artist in Residence

North Lands Creative are currently considering applications for 2018-19 residencies located in Caithness. Residencies are open to those wanting to make the best use of their glass-making facilities an… Continue Reading North Lands Creative Artist in Residence

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… Continue Reading The London Open

26th November 2017

Whitechapel Gallery Artist Residency Opportunity

Whitechapel Gallery invites London artists who have graduated in the last 3 years to apply for a residency with the Gallery’s Youth Forum: Duchamp & Sons. Over four months, a socially-engaged arti… Continue Reading Whitechapel Gallery Artist Residency Opportunity

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… Continue Reading LADA at Mansford Street Commission

18th November 2017

Carter Preston Prize

Applications are now open for the Carter Preston Prize. UK based artist designer makers in their first 5 years of graduating or completing training are eligible to enter. Work in any medium must have… Continue Reading Carter Preston Prize

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… Continue Reading Artist’s Book Residency Grant

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… Continue Reading McColl Center Artist-in-Residence Program

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… Continue Reading Society of Scottish Artists Open

6th November 2017

b-side Festival Commission

b-side Festival is offering commission opportunities to create new, temporary, site-responsive work in any media for the next festival off the coast of Dorset from 8 to 16 September 2018. The festival… Continue Reading b-side Festival Commission

5th November 2017

AaBKC Spring Curator Residency 2018

Aarhus Centre for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites applications for their AaBKC Curator Residency for Spring 2018. One international curator will be chose to live and work in Aarhu… Continue Reading AaBKC Spring Curator Residency 2018

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,… Continue Reading CONNECT Photography Commissions

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… Continue Reading Thalie Lab Residency

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… Continue Reading Megalo Artist in Residence

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… Continue Reading Trajectories

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… Continue Reading Analogica Performance

22nd October 2017

Upland & WWT Caerlaverock Artful Migration Artist Residency

Upland are presenting a residency opportunity at WWT Caerlaverock, open to artists based in or with a connection to Dumfries and Galloway. This pilot programme will give an artist the chance to study… Continue Reading Upland & WWT Caerlaverock Artful Migration Artist Residency

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… Continue Reading Camargo Foundation Residency

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… Continue Reading Collusion Commissions

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… Continue Reading VIA Arts Prize

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… Continue Reading Shape Open

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… Continue Reading Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence

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… Continue Reading Dialecty

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… Continue Reading Lighthouse Works’ Fellowship

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… Continue Reading Bristol Music Trust/Colston Hall Commission

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… Continue Reading Women Photographers Grant

11th October 2017

Lab Central Schools Residency

SPACE and Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure are working together to develop a commissioning programme as part of the Lab Central initiative in Redbridge Central Library. The first commission for… Continue Reading Lab Central Schools Residency

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… Continue Reading Hereafter Exhibition

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… Continue Reading Open School East Associates Programme

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… Continue Reading Making Places Commission

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… Continue Reading Research Bursaries

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… Continue Reading Litmus Residency and Commission

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… Continue Reading Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

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… Continue Reading Whitstable Biennale

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… Continue Reading Daiwa Foundation Art Prize

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… Continue Reading Light Installation Commission

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… Continue Reading Women at Work Artist Residency

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… Continue Reading Public Art Residency Grant

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… Continue Reading Contemporary Talents Competition

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… Continue Reading Arts Catalyst / S-AIR Residency

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… Continue Reading Corridor8 Art Writing Residency

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… Continue Reading The Rising

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… Continue Reading Archisle Photographer in Residence

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… Continue Reading MMCA Residency

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… Continue Reading Ingram Collection Purchase Prize

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… Continue Reading FLAMIN Fellowship

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… Continue Reading London Creative Network

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… Continue Reading International Awards for Art Criticism

22nd September 2017

Columbia Threadneedle Prize

A first prize of £20,000 and a solo exhibition is awarded for a work of figurative and representational art. A further prize of £10,000 is awarded by visitors to the exhibition, which takes place at M… Continue Reading Columbia Threadneedle Prize

22nd September 2017

Buckley Memorial Public Art Commission

Flintshire County Council is commissioning a public art work at the Buckley War Memorial site, north Wales. The commission is open internationally to both professional artists or groups of artists tha… Continue Reading Buckley Memorial Public Art Commission

21st September 2017

Horizon Public Art Commission

Beam, on behalf of Wakefield Council, is seeking to commission a new permanent site specific artwork for a key gateway to the City Fields urban extension just East of Wakefield city centre. The commis… Continue Reading Horizon Public Art Commission

19th September 2017

Travelling Fellowships

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust awards Travelling Fellowships for research projects which involve overseas travel. Two important criteria for Travelling Fellowships are that they could not be carried… Continue Reading Travelling Fellowships

19th September 2017

Media Arts Residency

This residency program is part of the “Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho). Emerging artists in Media Art… Continue Reading Media Arts Residency

19th September 2017

Fake Exhibition

Science Gallery Dublin is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for Fake, a free exhibition that asks if life is better when we embrace the artificial. Proposals may be new or existing works, and will… Continue Reading Fake Exhibition

19th September 2017

Princeton Fellowships

The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University offers two artist fellowship opportunities. Both are designed to support artists, in all artistic disciplines, who demonstrate great promise. Prin… Continue Reading Princeton Fellowships

19th September 2017

Crossing Borders Commission

Heritage and Culture Warwickshire is looking to commission a contemporary arts practitioner to deliver a series of arts workshops with an Asian women’s group in Rugby to explore recent migration stori… Continue Reading Crossing Borders Commission

18th September 2017

Artist-in-Residence-Programme

In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) for the year 2018. The residency is designed to offer an op… Continue Reading Artist-in-Residence-Programme

17th September 2017

RAUM Makers-in-Residency

RAUM invites applications for its makers-in-residency programme for 2018. RAUM will be based at Berlijnplein in Utrecht, the Netherlands, an open square that is part of a new housing project, Leidsche… Continue Reading RAUM Makers-in-Residency

17th September 2017

Welcome to the Anthropocene

‘Welcome to the Anthropocene’ is an art/science collaboration between Constance ARI, The Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS), The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and The Commonwealt… Continue Reading Welcome to the Anthropocene

17th September 2017

WimmelResearch-Fellowship

The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung. The purpose of the fellowship is to support encount… Continue Reading WimmelResearch-Fellowship

17th September 2017

Biennial of Digital Art

Digital Art Festival opens registrations for the Digital Art Biennial 2018 that will have editions in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The theme of the festival is “Hybrid Languages”. The fe… Continue Reading Biennial of Digital Art

16th September 2017

Artists in Residence at Tadeusz Kantor House

Tadeusz Kantor Foundation and Adam Mickiewicz Institute are announcing an open call for artists for an autumn Artists in Residence programme in Tadeusz Kantor House in Hucisko. The residency programme… Continue Reading Artists in Residence at Tadeusz Kantor House

15th September 2017

British Seaside Photography Exhibition

Call for photographic work to be included in a major photography exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Summer 2019. The exhibition will examine the relationship between photographers, photography and t… Continue Reading British Seaside Photography Exhibition

15th September 2017

Research Fellowships

Annually, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to  European and Japanese researchers. European Fellows are expected to pursue a period of research in Japan whereas Japanese Fello… Continue Reading Research Fellowships

15th September 2017

Muralism

The city council of Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain) is launching a public competition to paint a large mural (400m2), with artistic residence. This intervention is part of the full remodeli… Continue Reading Muralism

15th September 2017

Large Objects Moving Air

Large Objects Moving Air 2018 is a one day conference exploring the presence, agency and materiality of air from the microscale to macroscale, through both literal and figurative interpretations. The… Continue Reading Large Objects Moving Air

15th September 2017

Raw Materials: Textiles Residency

Bow Arts is looking for makers / designers / artists for two residencies that will form part of Raw Materials: Textiles. The residencies are research-based – with no working / studio space provided –… Continue Reading Raw Materials: Textiles Residency

15th September 2017

Left Overs: Exhibition and Mother Art Prize

Procreate Project is inviting visual artists and live art performers to respond to the theme of ´Left Overs’ – What is left of our sanity, bodies, sexuality, time and identities when mothering? What r… Continue Reading Left Overs: Exhibition and Mother Art Prize

11th September 2017

South London Gallery Post-Graduate Residency

The South London Gallery Post-Graduate Residency is an open submission six month residency opportunity available to artists completing an MA, MFA, PGDip, MRes or an equivalent programme of study (incl… Continue Reading South London Gallery Post-Graduate Residency

11th September 2017

East Bristol Contemporary

East Bristol Contemporary welcome submissions for ebc015. This is an open call for works of painting and drawing only, but they are interested in expanded painting / drawing practices. ebc015 will run… Continue Reading East Bristol Contemporary

10th September 2017

Bettws Lifehouse Artist Residency

Oriel Davies is seeking a creative practitioner with a background in participatory practice to take on a six-day residency in Oriel Davies’ pop-up project and event space The Kitchen, working with a g… Continue Reading Bettws Lifehouse Artist Residency

7th September 2017

LUX London Critical Forum

The LUX Critical Forum is a free monthly discussion, development and support group for artists who work with the moving image. The aim of the group is to develop a new mutually supportive environment… Continue Reading LUX London Critical Forum

1st September 2017

Settlers Commission

Oxford University Museum of Natural History announces an artist commission to coincide with their new exhibition, Settlers, opening in February 2018. The Museum would like to commission up to two piec… Continue Reading Settlers Commission

1st September 2017

Artist Commissions: Creative Consultation

Gloucester Culture Trust and Festivals and Events International are seeking ideas from artists & creatives in order to better understand what the people of Gloucester think of Festivals and Events… Continue Reading Artist Commissions: Creative Consultation

31st August 2017

Kostka Gallery

MeetFactory, a centre for contemporary art in Prague, announces an open call for the submission of projects to complement the Kostka Gallery 2018 exhibition program. Kostka Gallery is characterized by… Continue Reading Kostka Gallery

31st August 2017

Bridgeman Award

Bridgeman Images announces this year’s Bridgeman Studio Award competition. They are calling artists to submit artworks of any medium, on the theme of ‘Dark Summer’. One entrant will be selected to win… Continue Reading Bridgeman Award

31st August 2017

ICAF Lagos Artist-In-Residence

ICAF (Iwaya Community Art Festival) Lagos 2017 is calling for works and artistic ideas from artists that explore issues in the area of spiritual, economical, sociological, ecological and marital dimen… Continue Reading ICAF Lagos Artist-In-Residence

31st August 2017

Axisweb Artist Award

The Award offers £1,000 cash, a personalised support package, an artist film produced by Axisweb plus editorial and promotion on their website and social media platforms. In addition to the Artist Awa… Continue Reading Axisweb Artist Award

28th August 2017

Design Residency & Exhibition

The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art invites proposals from designers to develop a new body of work for exhibition, through a residency at Plymouth College of Art, making use of their workshop facil… Continue Reading Design Residency & Exhibition

27th August 2017

FiLiArt: Feminism, Class and Art

Call for artists and filmmakers for an exhibition that will be part of the FiLiA (Feminism in London) Conference at the Institute of Education, London, October 14-15th. They are looking for films and… Continue Reading FiLiArt: Feminism, Class and Art

21st August 2017

A Grand Exposition

Cornbrook Creative announce an open call for artists and scientists to be part of ‘A Grand Exposition’ – a four day event exploring the blending of art, science and technology to take place in Manches… Continue Reading A Grand Exposition

15th August 2017

Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival series offers artists the opportunity to have their films screened in a cinema setting where they will be watched in their entirety. They welcome single-channel f… Continue Reading Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

15th August 2017

Practice Makes Practice Residency

Practice makes Practice ~ A Social Residency is a 1-month residency at The NewBridge Project. It will provide artists with time & space to reflect on their practice through interaction & colle… Continue Reading Practice Makes Practice Residency

14th August 2017

William Morris Gallery Artist in Residence

The William Morris Gallery is inviting applications for a three month residency to take place in the autumn/winter of 2017 (timing negotiable). The opportunity is aimed at emerging and mid-career arti… Continue Reading William Morris Gallery Artist in Residence

11th August 2017

Emergency 2017

Emergency is an annual platform for live art and contemporary performance. In 2017 the eighteenth Emergency takes place on Saturday 30 September, at Z-arts, Manchester. Artists working in live art and… Continue Reading Emergency 2017

11th August 2017

National Trust Commission

Call out for Expressions of Interest from artists/designers/architects. National Trust Castle Drogo wishes to appoint a socially engaged creative practitioner to work with them in 2017-2018 during the… Continue Reading National Trust Commission

10th August 2017

Chronus Art Center Research and Creation Fellowship

Chronus Art Center (CAC) invites applications for a 3-month research and creation fellowship. This program is designed to host one international artist and researcher of in the area of new media art i… Continue Reading Chronus Art Center Research and Creation Fellowship

4th August 2017

Harvest Short Film Competition

Harvest Film Festival is hosting the competition of short films on the themes of farming, food and land. A selection of submissions will be showcased at the festival, to be held at Lower Hewood Farm i… Continue Reading Harvest Short Film Competition

1st August 2017

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project. The Grant fund is a minimum financia… Continue Reading Firecracker Photographic Grant

1st August 2017

aceartinc Exhibition Program

aceartinc. in Winipeg, Canada exhibits 5 exhibitions a year by contemporary visual artists. They encourage applications from all contemporary artists and curators, groups and collectives in all visual… Continue Reading aceartinc Exhibition Program

31st July 2017

New Light Prize Exhibition

Entries are now open for New Light Prize Exhibition, with prizes including the £10,000 Valeria Sykes Award, Emerging Artist Award and Printmakers’ Prize. Shortlisted works will be exhibited in the Bow… Continue Reading New Light Prize Exhibition

31st July 2017

Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residency

The residence program at Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Japan invites applications for a residency to take place in January – March 2018. The theme of the residency is The Future of This Land.… Continue Reading Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residency

31st July 2017

EVA International Curatorial Scholarship

Applications are invited for the 2017–2019 EVA International Curatorial Scholarship: MA Practice-Based Research in Curatorial Studies at EVA International in partnership with Limerick School of Art an… Continue Reading EVA International Curatorial Scholarship

31st July 2017

Public Artwork Commission

Trafford Council are seeking expressions of interest for new permanent site-specific public artworks to be suited in Sale, Greater Manchester, commemorating 200 years since the birth of physicist Jame… Continue Reading Public Artwork Commission

31st July 2017

Matieschön Residency

Matieschön, visual arts team at Club Cultural Matienzo, independent cultural venue in Buenos Aires, invites artists who live outside Argentina –active in visual or audiovisual arts, new media, context… Continue Reading Matieschön Residency

30th July 2017

Tenderflix 2017

The submissions are now open for the 2017 edition of Tenderflix. Tenderflix is an experimental film and video competition organised by Tenderpixel. In 2017, the theme is ‘Daydreaming’. They are mainly… Continue Reading Tenderflix 2017

28th July 2017

Bloomsbury Festival In A Box

Bloomsbury Festival and the University of London are seeking to commission an artistic response to materials associated with their ‘Festival in a Box’ project. This artwork will be programmed during t… Continue Reading Bloomsbury Festival In A Box

26th July 2017

Blueproject Foundation Residency

Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, opens a call for artists-in-residence, a public programme open to all types of formats, ideas, artistic and cultural proposals. Submissions should be for original an… Continue Reading Blueproject Foundation Residency

25th July 2017

East London Group Commissions

The Nunnery Gallery is looking to commission three contemporary in-situ artworks on and around Bow Road, London. These works will be the focus of walking tours of the local area that will run alongsid… Continue Reading East London Group Commissions

24th July 2017

Watershed Artist in Residence

Watershed’s Artist in Residence call is an invitation to research and make work at the intersection of art and technology. It is open to all artists of any discipline, who have been practising for two… Continue Reading Watershed Artist in Residence

24th July 2017

The Horniman Residency

The annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens is now open for applications. The 2017 residency is focused on the museum’s music collection. One select… Continue Reading The Horniman Residency

23rd July 2017

Pier-2 Art Center Photographers-in-Residence Program

Pier-2 Art Center is located in Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung. During October 2017-December 2017, PAIR will host a residency for photography. At the end of residency, selected artist will ha… Continue Reading Pier-2 Art Center Photographers-in-Residence Program

20th July 2017

COAL Prize

The COAL Prize, created in 2010 by the COAL Art and Ecology Association, invites submissions from artists working on environmental issues in the field of visual arts. The prize-winner receives an awar… Continue Reading COAL Prize

20th July 2017

Residency for European Media Artists

The European Media Art Network offers residencies for Media Artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performan… Continue Reading Residency for European Media Artists

18th July 2017

Frieze Writer’s Prize

The Frieze Writer’s Prize, an annual award to discover and promote new art critics, is open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for frieze magazine and will be awarded GBP£2… Continue Reading Frieze Writer’s Prize

15th July 2017

Impakt Festival

Impakt is calling for curatorial proposals for the Impakt Festivals in 2018 and 2019. The Impakt Festival is the annual culmination of Impakt’s activities as an organisation that focuses on critical m… Continue Reading Impakt Festival

15th July 2017

Making Neighbourhood Mobilities Residency

Jiwar announces a call for the selection of two projects which relate to the theme of “Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilities” for a research, creative and production residency at Jiwar (Barcelona) from th… Continue Reading Making Neighbourhood Mobilities Residency

14th July 2017

The Pier Commission

the exchange invite proposals from practitioners for a contemporary arts installation at the 360m long pier in the Thamesside town of Erith for the period of Totally Thames. A budget of £8,000 is avai… Continue Reading The Pier Commission

14th July 2017

Fountain

For AirSpace Gallery’s exhibition as part of, and in partnership with, the British Ceramics Biennial 2017, they are seeking proposal responses from artists for a new fountain for Fountain Square in St… Continue Reading Fountain

10th July 2017

WetlandLIFE Bursaries

WetlandLIFE is seeking to commission new artworks relating to the three case study areas: the Somerset Levels, Humber Levels and Thames Estuary. They are open to artists from any artform working in a… Continue Reading WetlandLIFE Bursaries

10th July 2017

EIKON Award

EIKON – International Magazine for Photography and Media Art announces an open call for women photographers and media artists 45 years and older. The award winner will receive € 5,000 in cash, in addi… Continue Reading EIKON Award

9th July 2017

National Open Art

National Open Art competition is open for submissions. The categories for submission are paintings, drawings, photography, original print, wall hung installations, digital art, and moving image. Final… Continue Reading National Open Art

7th July 2017

Photoworks Annual

The next issue of Photoworks Annual will explore how photography and visual culture can be used to foreground LGBTQ+ rights. The Editors are currently looking for fully-resolved projects responding to… Continue Reading Photoworks Annual

7th July 2017

CRIPTA747 Residency

Cripta747 announces its Residency Programme to support artists, curators and researchers, from any field of contemporary culture, without any geographical or age limit. The Residency Programme takes p… Continue Reading CRIPTA747 Residency

3rd July 2017

Griffin Art Prize

The Griffin Art Prize 2017 is an exhibition and studio award for emerging artists in painting and drawing. The Griffin Art Prize will be offered to one UK based candidate at their location of choice.… Continue Reading Griffin Art Prize

3rd July 2017

West Dean College Artist in Residence

Co-ordinated alongside the full-time Visual Arts programmes at West Dean College, the Artist in Residence Open Call is designed to support contemporary practitioners in developing research projects an… Continue Reading West Dean College Artist in Residence

3rd July 2017

Cultural Institute Cultural Fellowships

The University of Leeds’ Academy of Cultural Fellows invites applications from artists working in the area of arts and science/hybrid arts. Cultural Fellows support the exploration of an art/science p… Continue Reading Cultural Institute Cultural Fellowships

2nd July 2017

For A Rainy Day: Publishing As A Site Of Collectivization

PRAKSIS invites applications for Residency No. 7, For A Rainy Day: Publishing As A Site Of Collectivization with artist Iz Öztat (Turkey), in collaboration with non-profit bookshop and publisher Torpe… Continue Reading For A Rainy Day: Publishing As A Site Of Collectivization

1st July 2017

FLACC Residency

The call for a residency at FLACC, located in Genk, Belgium is open for all visual artists. The application is open for projects in various media and disciplines. Projects with interest in artistic la… Continue Reading FLACC Residency

1st July 2017

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse, USA for one month. They receive a $5,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and… Continue Reading Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

30th June 2017

Artists’ Collecting Society Studio Prize

The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that administers intellectual property rights on behalf of visual artists. ACS is offering an artist the chance to… Continue Reading Artists’ Collecting Society Studio Prize

30th June 2017

Institut Potemkin Residency

Institut Potemkin announces a call for entries and residencies for Begehungen arts and culture festival, to take place at Kulturpalast Rabenstein, a former recreation centre and TV studio in Chemnitz… Continue Reading Institut Potemkin Residency

30th June 2017

Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral Residency

Residential fellowships in the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems, Germany are awarded to international visual artists. Residencies last 3 or 9 months. The topic for the Balmoral residential fel… Continue Reading Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral Residency

30th June 2017

Artist in Residence/Britain to Brazil

British Council Brazil and People’s Palace Projects are launching a year’s programme of three residencies for 3 UK based emerging artists in Brazil to take place between September 2017 and March 2018.… Continue Reading Artist in Residence/Britain to Brazil

30th June 2017

UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Programme

The British Council in Ukraine and the Liverpool Biennial announce the second iteration of SWAP: UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Programme, aiming to connect artists from Ukraine and the UK and support th… Continue Reading UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Programme

28th June 2017

Jerwood Drawing Prize

Artists are invited to submit entries for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017. The Jerwood Drawing Prize is open to all artists who are based in the UK to submit their drawings. Up to 70 drawings will be s… Continue Reading Jerwood Drawing Prize

28th June 2017

HIAP Residency Programme

HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018. The programme focuses on… Continue Reading HIAP Residency Programme

27th June 2017

Deep Adaptation Commission

The NewBridge Project in Newcastle upon Tyne is looking to hear from artists, activists and collectives interested in collaborative projects that engage with ideas and themes connected to the Deep Ada… Continue Reading Deep Adaptation Commission

26th June 2017

32° East Ugandan Arts Trust Residency

Gasworks are accepting applications from artists based in the United Kingdom for a fully funded, two-week residency at 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust, Kampala, Uganda. The focus of the residency is KLA… Continue Reading 32° East Ugandan Arts Trust Residency

25th June 2017

AirSpace Graduate Residency

AirSpace Gallery announces the return of its Graduate Residency Programme and invites students graduating from BA Fine Art courses in summer 2017 and MA Fine Art courses in autumn 2016 to apply. The P… Continue Reading AirSpace Graduate Residency

23rd June 2017

Curatorial Development Bursaries

ENGINE is the professional development programme for artists and curators in West Midlands. They are currently offering two curatorial opportunities: a bursary of £2,000 to support an artist/curator t… Continue Reading Curatorial Development Bursaries

22nd June 2017

Pytheas Research Institute / Calanques National Park / Camargo Foundation Program

The Pythéas Research Institute, the Calanques National Park, and the Camargo Foundation invite artists to submit applications for an art & science residency, in order to think, create and work on… Continue Reading Pytheas Research Institute / Calanques National Park / Camargo Foundation Program

20th June 2017

Smart Oxford Playable City Commission

The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission is a commission to produce an idea for the city of Oxford. The Commission invites artists to propose ideas which respond to the theme Shared City. Applicants… Continue Reading Smart Oxford Playable City Commission

19th June 2017

Sidney Nolan Trust Artist Residency

Sidney Nolan Trust invites applications for a group exhibition at the Rodd, Herefordshire and an international residency for UK artists. Artists of any age or stage of their career are invited to appl… Continue Reading Sidney Nolan Trust Artist Residency

19th June 2017

Stanley Picker Fellowships Design & Fine Art

The Stanley Picker Gallery at Kingston University is currently seeking to appoint two contemporary practitioners to the Stanley Picker Fellowships in Design & Fine Art 2017. Each Fellowship provid… Continue Reading Stanley Picker Fellowships Design & Fine Art

16th June 2017

Exeter Contemporary Open

An annual, open submission exhibition that presents work from emerging and established artists from the UK and beyond. The submission process for the 2017 exhibition is now open and artists working ac… Continue Reading Exeter Contemporary Open

16th June 2017

Gefail yr Ynys Artist in Residency

Addo are inviting applications from artists and makers with a collaborative/ participative approach to undertake a residency based at the forge at Gefail yr Ynys in Caernarfon, Wales. This residency i… Continue Reading Gefail yr Ynys Artist in Residency

15th June 2017

Audio-visual Project Residency

Tabakalera announces an open call for a residency for artists who are developing an audio-visual project within the practices of the contemporary field. The residency, which will last between four and… Continue Reading Audio-visual Project Residency

15th June 2017

HOME Slough Town Centre Artist Commissions

HOME Slough wants to animate the town centre with one or more artist commissions that will connect and express Slough’s people and inspire a sense of pride in the town. The outcome may be a permanent,… Continue Reading HOME Slough Town Centre Artist Commissions

15th June 2017

Lucie Foundation Scholarship Program

The Lucie Foundation is offering three cash grants to support the work of emerging photographers – one $2,500 scholarship with an open theme and two $1000 scholarships for photographers working in the… Continue Reading Lucie Foundation Scholarship Program

15th June 2017

Light Night Leeds Commission

Leeds City Council is looking to commission a new projection mapping and soundscape for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event. Light Night Leeds is a multi-arts and light festival which takes plac… Continue Reading Light Night Leeds Commission

9th June 2017

Curatorial Open

Applications are open for the Lewisham Arthouse Curatorial Open Call 2017. Based in Deptford’s former library Lewisham Arthouse provides access to artist studios, workshops, exhibitions and learning.… Continue Reading Curatorial Open

2nd June 2017

Guest Projects

Guest Projects  is an initiative conceived by Shonibare Studio to offer an opportunity for projects of any artistic discipline (dance, visual arts, music, film screenings, seminars and talks on any su… Continue Reading Guest Projects

2nd June 2017

Exhibition: Robotics & A.I.

QUAD, Derby’s centre for contemporary visual art, are seeking submissions from artists, collaborators and collectives who utilise Robotics or Artificial Intelligence in the production of their artwork… Continue Reading Exhibition: Robotics & A.I.

2nd June 2017

Kuldīga Photography Residency

The residency programme will provide three photography artists an opportunity for concentrated personal work in Kuldīga, Latvia. The residency period is from 15 September to 15 October 2017. The artis… Continue Reading Kuldīga Photography Residency

1st June 2017

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is open for entries. Entries are welcome from any genre, and in any format and on any subject. Submissions will be considered for all areas of the programme incl… Continue Reading Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

1st June 2017

Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Award

Creekside Artists is offering its inaugural Graduate Studio Award. The recipient will receive a free studio with Creekside Artists in Bermondsey for a fixed period of 6 months, from 1st July 2017 – 31… Continue Reading Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Award

31st May 2017

The Spur / ETACEC 16-18 Residencies

As part of the call for Euroregion and Creative Europe – Cooperation Projects, The Spur / ETACEC 16-18 project is launching a second selection process for European artists from a member state of the E… Continue Reading The Spur / ETACEC 16-18 Residencies

31st May 2017

Finnish Museum of Photography Project Space Exhibitions

The Project space is intended for exhibitions and projects that use photography or other lens-based media as tools for art or research. Photography professionals and students as well as visual artists… Continue Reading Finnish Museum of Photography Project Space Exhibitions

31st May 2017

Environmental Bursary

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle offers two, one-year bursaries to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness. Applications are i… Continue Reading Environmental Bursary

31st May 2017

Bibliothek Andreas Züst Residency

Bibliothek Andreas Züst, Switzerland, offers three studio residency stipends. The length of the stay can vary from one to four weeks according to the needs of the stipendiaries. Application for the St… Continue Reading Bibliothek Andreas Züst Residency

31st May 2017

Prosper

Applications are open for Prosper, a business support programme for the arts. Prosper offers the opportunity for arts and cultural organisations, companies or individual entrepreneurs in England to pa… Continue Reading Prosper

30th May 2017

bb15 Residency

The call is open to artists who work at the interface between sound, music and auditory research / practice. bb15 (Linz, Austria) are looking for exhibition concepts that explore the specific artistic… Continue Reading bb15 Residency

30th May 2017

Gleis70 Residency

The Cooperative Gleis70 together with the Cultural Department of the State of Zurich and Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Foundation provide a residential artist studio, including a living/working space a… Continue Reading Gleis70 Residency

29th May 2017

Writer in Residence

Jerwood Visual Arts is seeking applications for the Writer in Residence programme, running from June – December 2017. It invites resident writers to engage with the programme as they choose and with t… Continue Reading Writer in Residence

29th May 2017

Berwick Visual Art and Centre for Rural Economy Artists Residency

Berwick Visual Arts announces its fifth annual residency opportunity for visual artists, in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University, which specialises in teaching a… Continue Reading Berwick Visual Art and Centre for Rural Economy Artists Residency

26th May 2017

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award will be granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which a… Continue Reading Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award

25th May 2017

Photography Residency

The residency is an opportunity for an artist or photographer to work with individuals and communities in Stoke-on-Trent, to lead participatory workshops and to create an artwork for public display du… Continue Reading Photography Residency

22nd May 2017

Great Exhibition of the North Commission

The Great Exhibition will celebrate the North of England’s art and culture, design and innovation. NewcastleGateshead is creating an exhibition across the city. Beginning with an exhibition hub at Gre… Continue Reading Great Exhibition of the North Commission

22nd May 2017

Litmus Commission and Residency

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… Continue Reading Litmus Commission and Residency

21st May 2017

Alchemy Film & Arts Exhibitions Programme

Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival invite proposals of moving image installations for their exhibition space on Hawick High Street, to take place year-round from August 2017. Proposals of artist… Continue Reading Alchemy Film & Arts Exhibitions Programme

17th May 2017

VR Arles Festival

VR Arles is a festival of virtual reality, designed to discover cinema, documentary and artistic creation, part of the program of Les Rencontres de la photographie d’Arles. The selected movies will be… Continue Reading VR Arles Festival

16th May 2017

Michael O’Pray Prize

Michael O’Pray Prize is an award for new writing on innovation and experimentation in the moving image. The recipient of the Michael O’Pray Prize will receive £500 and their submitted text will be pub… Continue Reading Michael O’Pray Prize

16th May 2017

The New Gallery Main Space

The New Gallery (TNG) in Calgary, Canada, provides opportunities and venues for artists that foster social and political creative practices, while engaging and educating audiences through contemporary… Continue Reading The New Gallery Main Space

15th May 2017

Engine and Grain Bursary

Engine and Grain are jointly offering a bursary of £1,000 to an artist living and working in the West Midlands region. Photography should be an integral element of the artist’s practice. The bursary s… Continue Reading Engine and Grain Bursary

15th May 2017

Artist Inspiration Days at Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre is looking for 30 disabled and non-disabled visual artists and makers from a variety of backgrounds who work with different fabrics and materials to take part in a paid 1 day dev… Continue Reading Artist Inspiration Days at Battersea Arts Centre

15th May 2017

Research Residency and Exhibition

A is for Apple is an art project that looks at how Brexit will affect apple farming in England and artists are invited to respond to what is happening. The project is open to up to 4 artists who work… Continue Reading Research Residency and Exhibition

15th May 2017

The Happy Hypocrite – Tolstoyevsky

Issue 10 of The Happy Hypocrite – Tolstoyevsky will be published by Book Works in October 2017. They are now issuing a call for text or image submissions. The call invites a response to the guest edit… Continue Reading The Happy Hypocrite – Tolstoyevsky

15th May 2017

MK50 Canal Residency

Gongoozler is an open call residency, exhibition, and professional development opportunity on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes taking place between July – November 2017. Gongoozler has been crea… Continue Reading MK50 Canal Residency

14th May 2017

British Council Aarhus Residency

The British Council, in partnership with the Creativity World Forum 2017 (CWF), is seeking applications from practitioners to participate in a residency programme in Aarhus, which will culminate with… Continue Reading British Council Aarhus Residency

12th May 2017

Venice Agendas: The Contract

Live artists are invited to submit proposals for pop-up performances in Margate and Folkestone as part of Venice Agendas 2017: The Contract. Responding to the theme of The Contract, proposed performan… Continue Reading Venice Agendas: The Contract

12th May 2017

Aomori Artist in Residence

The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori Public University, Japan, opened in December 2001 as an artistic institution centered on an ‘Artist in Residence’ (AIR) program. They invite to their … Continue Reading Aomori Artist in Residence

8th May 2017

Contemporary Drawing Research

Drawing Room invites proposals that examine critical issues around contemporary drawing. This offers postgraduate students and scholars the chance to field test and peer-review research, and to networ… Continue Reading Contemporary Drawing Research

5th May 2017

Screen Archives Residency

University of the Arts London announces a new residency opportunity, supported by the British Board of Film Classification. The Screen Archives Residency is an opportunity for an artist to be in resid… Continue Reading Screen Archives Residency

3rd May 2017

Braunschweig Projects

The Braunschweig University of Art/The Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (HBK) invites applications for Braunschweig Projects scholarships for artists in Sound Art and Fine Art. This program… Continue Reading Braunschweig Projects

2nd May 2017

Heritage Open Days Commissions

Heritage Open Days are looking for 4 artists or artistic collaborations to work with local organisers to respond to the history of towns, cities and places through art inspired by LGBTQ heritage. Open… Continue Reading Heritage Open Days Commissions

1st May 2017

Inter/sections Commission

Inter/sections is a symposium organised by students in the Media and Arts Technology (MAT) programme at Queen Mary, University of London. In September 2017, Inter/sections discusses issues of Politics… Continue Reading Inter/sections Commission

30th April 2017

Contemporary British Painting Prize

The Contemporary British Painting Prize is now accepting applications. From the submissions 12 artists will be invited to bring three works chosen by the selectors to form The Contemporary British Pai… Continue Reading Contemporary British Painting Prize

30th April 2017

Hidden Lines of Space

Hidden Lines of Space is an artistic and curatorial research project focussing on the floor plan as medium of depiction as well as conception. HLOS is interested in the potential of its artistic use a… Continue Reading Hidden Lines of Space

30th April 2017

Artangel Everywhere

Artangel Everywhere is an open call for new ideas. Over the past two decades, through a number of open calls, Artangel has commissioned works in performance, film, installation, and radio, each situat… Continue Reading Artangel Everywhere

30th April 2017

Embassy of Foreign Artists

The Embassy of Foreign Artists is a Geneva-based residency program for creators and researchers involved in artistic and cultural projects. Given Geneva’s global role as a city with many NGOs and inte… Continue Reading Embassy of Foreign Artists

28th April 2017

Micro Residency Programme

Applications are invited from artists working in any medium for the 2017/18 Micro Residency Programme at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. The Micro Residency programme is a research and development oppor… Continue Reading Micro Residency Programme

28th April 2017

Bitamine Faktoria Residency

Call for artists from any country and nationality (excepted Spanish) who do not live in Spain and wish to stayin the region of Bidasoa (Irun, Hendaia and Hondarribia), located on the French/Spanish bo… Continue Reading Bitamine Faktoria Residency

28th April 2017

Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award

Lewisham Art House is an artist cooperative providing access to artist studios, workshops, exhibitions and learning. They are inviting recent London-based fine or applied arts graduates to apply for t… Continue Reading Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award

25th April 2017

Women’s Beat League Study Week

Women’s Beat League is a Portland, Oregon collective dedicated to teaching and co-learning DJing and music production skills. Women’s Beat League hosts workshops, lectures and parties focused on repre… Continue Reading Women’s Beat League Study Week

24th April 2017

John Ruskin Prize

The 4th John Ruskin Prize invites applications from artists and makers. This year’s theme: Hand & Eye: Master of All Trades in The Age of Jack refers to the Artist as Polymath. The selection panel… Continue Reading John Ruskin Prize

24th April 2017

Assembling Newtown Commission

Artist with skills and experience in public engagement and event design to work in Newtown, Powys. The Global-Rural Project is based at Aberystwyth University’s Department of Geography and Earth Scien… Continue Reading Assembling Newtown Commission

24th April 2017

Digital Art Commission

The British Science Festival and Brighton Digital Festival are looking to co-commission a new digital artwork that will be presented in a gallery space at the University of Brighton, Edward St Campus… Continue Reading Digital Art Commission

23rd April 2017

Medialab Prado Madrid Artist-in-Residency

Medialab-Prado announces an open call directed at audiovisual artists, asking for their participation in a collaborative production residency at the Medialab-Prado headquarters. The residency period w… Continue Reading Medialab Prado Madrid Artist-in-Residency

21st April 2017

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize

The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize offers a £10,000 prize, and the chance for work to be purchased for the Ruth Borchard Next collection.  One-hundred and twenty works will be selected for the Ruth… Continue Reading Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize

20th April 2017

Arcus Project Artist-In-Residence

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 more on the “process”… Continue Reading Arcus Project Artist-In-Residence

17th April 2017

Aarhus Center for Visual Art Residency

Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international visual artists to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Fall 2017 program. The aim of AaBKC Residency is to introduce internat… Continue Reading Aarhus Center for Visual Art Residency

16th April 2017

Algorithms that Matter Residencies

Algorithms that Matter is an artistic research project hosted by The Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria. It aims at understanding… Continue Reading Algorithms that Matter Residencies

15th April 2017

Lucy Art Residency

The Lucy Art Residency announces an open call for its first short residency program and commission for visual artists. The programme offers the opportunity for an EU/EEA based artist whose main practi… Continue Reading Lucy Art Residency

13th April 2017

Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award

Applications are now open for the 2017/18 Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award, which offers a free studio to one artist for one year from 1st June. The award is open to applications from Fine Art MA/MFA gra… Continue Reading Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award

12th April 2017

The Artist Entrepreneur Residency

PRAKSIS, Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS) and The Moving Museum are working with artist Jeremy Bailey(CA) to develop PRAKSIS’s summer 2017 residency The Artist Entrepreneur. Artists are invited to apply… Continue Reading The Artist Entrepreneur Residency

7th April 2017

Sensory Atelier Artist in Residence

Attenborough Arts Centre is seeking proposals from experienced visual artists and musicians with experience and specialism of working with SEN schools and children with complex needs and disabilities… Continue Reading Sensory Atelier Artist in Residence

6th April 2017

Public Art Residencies

Mayo County Council and Aras Inis Gluaire/Erris Arts Centre invites submissions for three public art projects/residencies in Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. This is an opportunity for artists to work wit… Continue Reading Public Art Residencies

6th April 2017

Chisenhale Studios Summer Residencies

Chisenhale Studios are inviting proposals for Studio4 Residencies. Residencies will take place between July and September 2017, ranging between one and two months depending on project needs. The resid… Continue Reading Chisenhale Studios Summer Residencies

4th April 2017

Jerwood/FVU Awards: Unintended Consequences

The Jerwood/FVU Awards are an annual opportunity for moving-image artists in the first five years of their practice. The open application programme invites artists to make proposals for new works, two… Continue Reading Jerwood/FVU Awards: Unintended Consequences

4th April 2017

Near Now Fellowship

Near Now is Broadway’s (Nottingham) studio for arts, design and innovation. They invite applications for the the Near Now Fellowship, their artistic and professional development programme. The Near No… Continue Reading Near Now Fellowship

3rd April 2017

Woon Foundation 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… Continue Reading Woon Foundation Prize

3rd April 2017

Friday Island – Power

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 May 2017 in Luxembourg. The theme of the event… Continue Reading Friday Island – Power

3rd April 2017

Queen’s Hall Online Commission

This is an ongoing programme to commission a regular new artwork for the Queen’s Hall Digital site. Currently they are looking to commission 3 artists. This call is open to all UK based artists, techn… Continue Reading Queen’s Hall Online Commission

3rd April 2017

Aberdeen Fishing Memorial Commission

Aberdeen City Council is seeking to appoint an artist, craftsperson, maker or creative practitioner to develop a design for a new artwork which will commemorate the major contribution fishing has made… Continue Reading Aberdeen Fishing Memorial Commission

3rd April 2017

Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence

Applications are now being accepted for the fifth Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, an international residency opportunity  to take place in the Isle of Skye, Scotland in the summe… Continue Reading Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence

1st April 2017

BigCi Environmental Awards

Australian and International Artists from various fields – visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating – are invited to submit entries for… Continue Reading BigCi Environmental Awards

1st April 2017

On Paper Award

The On Paper Award first prize is 1000€.  The second prize is The Awagami Paper Award – 100 sheets of Awagami editioning paper worth 500€, sponsored by The Awagami Factory, Japan. The shortlisted arti… Continue Reading On Paper Award

1st April 2017

ENLIGHT Residencies

Four funded residency opportunities for mid-career artists across Europe to take part in new international partnerships developing installations that combine light and sound. Curated Place with SPECTR… Continue Reading ENLIGHT Residencies

Open deadline

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… Continue Reading Griffin Gallery Project-Based Residencies

Open deadline

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… Continue Reading Call for Exhibition Proposals

31st March 2017

Daiwa Foundation Grants

The Foundation awards grants to individuals and institutions in the UK and Japan in all areas of the visual and performing arts, the humanities, the social sciences, science and engineering, mathemati… Continue Reading Daiwa Foundation Grants

31st March 2017

SOLO Award

The SOLO Award is an annual contemporary art prize open to artists working in all media. The finalists are exhibited in a group show each spring and the overall winner receives a £1000 cash prize and… Continue Reading SOLO Award

31st March 2017

Waterford Healing Arts Trust Artist-in-Residence

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) invites applications from artists of all arts disciplines for a six month residency based at University Hospital Waterford in Ireland. The focus of this residency w… Continue Reading Waterford Healing Arts Trust Artist-in-Residence

31st March 2017

Experimental Studio Residency

Based at Abject Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne, The Experimental Studio is a 3 week in-gallery residency to create new work, culminating in a 2 week exhibition. The residency will take place between J… Continue Reading Experimental Studio Residency

31st March 2017

Roberto Cimetta Fund Valletta 2018 Mobility Funding

Applications are open for the Roberto Cimetta Fund and the Valletta 2018 Foundation travel grants. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-Arab region who wish to undertake colla… Continue Reading Roberto Cimetta Fund Valletta 2018 Mobility Funding

31st March 2017

Young Masters Art Prize

Artists working in any medium and from anywhere in the world are invited to apply for the Young Masters Art Prize – an international prize for emerging and established contemporary artists who pay hom… Continue Reading Young Masters Art Prize

29th March 2017

Eyebeam Residency

The Eyebeam Residency is an for artists engaged with technology and technologists working in the arts. Residents work in Eyebeam studios in Brooklyn for one year on experimental, interdisciplinary pro… Continue Reading Eyebeam Residency

29th March 2017

Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

The Bomb Factory Art Foundation invite artists to submit films for their spring programme. They welcome single-channel film and video works up to 7 minutes, although videos up to 15 minutes in length… Continue Reading Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

27th March 2017

Connect/Exchange Residency

Connect/Exchange artist’s residency involves exchange/research/networking residencies for artists with a screen-based practice. Northern Film & Media are looking for early and mid-career artists w… Continue Reading Connect/Exchange Residency

27th March 2017

Peer Forum at Cubitt

Applications are open for PEER FORUM 2017 at Cubitt. This opportunity will provide selected artists with £1,800 of funding to run their own peer mentoring group at Cubitt. Cubitt welcomes applications… Continue Reading Peer Forum at Cubitt

27th March 2017

PACT Zollverein Residency

PACT is as a developmental working and presentation space for contemporary performance art at the interface between science, technology and society. PACT is launching a new long-term research and deve… Continue Reading PACT Zollverein Residency

24th March 2017

Collusion Artists’ Labs

Two opportunities for artists to apply to take part in specialist week-long labs working with Collusion in Cambridge. Lab A: Virtual, augmented & mixed reality will take place in May and Lab B: Ar… Continue Reading Collusion Artists’ Labs

23rd March 2017

Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition

The Society of Women Artists invites submissions for its annual exhibition, which will take place at the Mall Galleries, London in July 2017. Categories of work which are acceptable: painting, pastels… Continue Reading Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition

20th March 2017

Peer Forum at The Photographers’ Gallery

Peer Forum, Artquest’s annual Peer Mentoring programme aims to assist artists by providing them with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups. Calls for… Continue Reading Peer Forum at The Photographers’ Gallery

20th March 2017

DIY Cultures

DIY Cultures 2017 is a day-long festival of zines, artist books, comics, talks, films, exhibitions and workshops at Rich Mix, London. They invite applications to participate in the event. They are off… Continue Reading DIY Cultures

19th March 2017

alt.barbican

The Barbican and The Trampery are looking for artists working at the intersection of art, technology and entrepreneurship to take part in a new project. The six-month programme for up to five artists,… Continue Reading alt.barbican

17th March 2017

Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art

The British School at Rome invites applications for The Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art. The fellowship is an opportunity for an early-career artist, working in any discipline, who has a significa… Continue Reading Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art

17th March 2017

Development Lab

Metal are looking for disabled & non-disabled practitioners to take part in an intensive research & development LAB. These four day workshops are aimed at artists (from all artforms) that work… Continue Reading Development Lab

15th March 2017

Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale Residency

Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale/Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale (NKD) invites visual artists, designers and architects to apply for a residency of two or three months duration in 2018. Curators are eligible t… Continue Reading Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale Residency

13th March 2017

DIY 14

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual research, training and professional development projects for themselves and other artists. DIY is about creating space… Continue Reading DIY 14

12th March 2017

Textile Artist Commission

An opportunity has arisen for a textile creative who has the experience of delivering an engaging and accessible project, with a mixed age group, to produce a banner for the Model Village whilst explo… Continue Reading Textile Artist Commission

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… Continue Reading COLLIDE International Award

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… Continue Reading Belfast Photo Festival

6th March 2017

Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships

Henry Moore Institute offers Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work. Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators work… Continue Reading Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships

6th March 2017

Creative Schools Project Commission

artsdepot is looking for artistic collaborators to work with them to devise, create and deliver a workshop programme for five schools in the London Borough of Barnet (two x Primary, two x Secondary, o… Continue Reading Creative Schools Project Commission

6th March 2017

British Ceramics Biennial Award

The Award exhibition will take place during the fifth British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent in autumn 2017. Artists are asked to submit proposals, outlining what work they would seek to present… Continue Reading British Ceramics Biennial Award

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… Continue Reading Prix Ars Electronica

3rd March 2017

STARTS Prize

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize for collaborations and results at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Two prizes,… Continue Reading STARTS Prize

3rd March 2017

Croome Park Commission

Croome is looking for an emerging artist, maker or designer to develop and make new work responding to Robert Adam’s vision and designs at Croome. The work(s) will be designed in collaboration with fo… Continue Reading Croome Park Commission

1st March 2017

Litmus Commission

Open to emerging artists based in Wales and the Border counties. Litmus is a 12-month programme of new artists’ commissions at Oriel Davies between May 2017 and April 2018. Litmus – Part 1 is the firs… Continue Reading Litmus Commission

1st March 2017

Quarry Bank Artist in Residence

The National Trust is offering a two-month residency and commission opportunity at Quarry Bank, Cheshire for an emerging to mid-career contemporary visual artist to make new site-responsive artwork. B… Continue Reading Quarry Bank Artist in Residence

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… Continue Reading Mark Tanner Sculpture Award

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… Continue Reading Creekside Open

28th February 2017

Crofters’ Memorial Commission

Atlas Arts, working in partnership with Staffin Community Trust (Urras An Taobh Sear), invites applications from artists interested in researching and developing a contemporary memorial to acknowledge… Continue Reading Crofters’ Memorial Commission

28th February 2017

Apexart Franchise Exhibition Program

apexart’s Franchise Exhibition Program is an open call for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world outside of New York City as part of apexart’s program. Curators, artists, writers, an… Continue Reading Apexart Franchise Exhibition Program

28th February 2017

SEA Foundation Residency

SEA Foundation invites visual artists, art critics and curators to apply for a residency in 2017 in Tilburg, Netherlands. Candidates can apply for one term. Either April – June or September – November… Continue Reading SEA Foundation Residency

28th February 2017

Edith-Russ-Haus Grants for Media Art

The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art in Oldenburg, Germany will award three Grants for Media Art 2017 of the Foundation of Lower Saxony (€10,000 each). The Foundation of Lower Saxony grant at the Edith-R… Continue Reading Edith-Russ-Haus Grants for Media Art

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… Continue Reading Intersection Commission

25th February 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… Continue Reading McKinney International Art and Design Residency

25th February 2017

The Cultures of Machine Participation

The research group for the design of information systems (DESIGN) at the University of Oslo (UiO) invites up to 10 European artists and designers for a 2-day workshop on the 3rd and 4th of April 2017… Continue Reading The Cultures of Machine Participation

24th February 2017

La Ira de Dios Residency

Residency at La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 27/March – 29/May 2017 for UK-based artists. Supported by a partnership with British Council. The selected artist will participate in the Apr… Continue Reading La Ira de Dios Residency

24th February 2017

Fujifilm Residency

Open call to photographers regardless of nationality, for a one-month residency to take place between April and May 2017 in Viseu, Portugal. The challenge is to look at the neighboring parishes of Vis… Continue Reading Fujifilm Residency

24th February 2017

MOSTYN Open 20

MOSTYN, Wales UK announces the call for submissions for MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2017. The exhibition of selected works takes place at MOSTYN, with a cash prize o… Continue Reading MOSTYN Open 20

23rd February 2017

Alternate Realities Commission

Sheffield Doc/Fest and FACT announce an opportunity for an artist to create an interactive or immersive documentary work for Sheffield Doc/Fest in June 2017, with a second opportunity to exhibit at FA… Continue Reading Alternate Realities Commission

20th February 2017

Milton Keynes University Hospital Commission

Artists are invited to submit applications to undertake the design and production of artwork/s for a side room on Ward 2 at Milton Keynes University Hospital. The commission is managed for the hospita… Continue Reading Milton Keynes University Hospital Commission

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… Continue Reading Summer Academy Paul Klee

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… Continue Reading Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellowship

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… Continue Reading PHmuseum Grant

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… Continue Reading Artlink Residency

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… Continue Reading Frieze Artist Award

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… Continue Reading AaBKC Residency

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… Continue Reading A Global State Of Pareidolia Praksis Residency

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… Continue Reading East Street Public Art Commission

7th February 2017

Spectral Paradigms

Spectral Paradigms is a contemporary art exhibition taking place as part of As The Wandsworth Arts Festival 2017. They are currently seeking submissions from artists over the age of 45, working within… Continue Reading Spectral Paradigms

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… Continue Reading Guest Artist at Art City

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… Continue Reading Intermedia Gallery

6th February 2017

Commission: Visual Art Installation created with Young People with Disabilities

artsdepot is looking to commission the creation of a visual art installation that will be presented at TogetherFest on Saturday 22 July 2017. The work will be made over a 7 week workshop programme wit… Continue Reading Commission: Visual Art Installation created with Young People with Disabilities

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… Continue Reading MDP Summer Design Residency

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… Continue Reading British School at Rome Fellowships

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… Continue Reading Amsterdam Light Festival

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… Continue Reading McKinney International Art and Design Residency

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… Continue Reading Groundwork Residency

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,… Continue Reading Institute of Imagination Commission

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… Continue Reading Dublin City Gallery Commission

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… Continue Reading Hospitalfield Residencies

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… Continue Reading Ridges & Furrows Public Art Commission

17th January 2017

National Trust LGBTQ Residency

The National Trust has planned a programme exploring LGBTQ heritage represented at its places, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England in 2017. They … Continue Reading National Trust LGBTQ Residency

16th January 2017

Connect/Exchange Residencies

Connect/Exchange is a national UK residency scheme led by Northern Film & Media for artists with a screen-based practice. Artists are supported with the initial research & development of a new… Continue Reading Connect/Exchange Residencies

15th January 2017

Terra Summer Residency

The Terra Summer Residency invites applications from doctoral scholars of American Art and emerging artists worldwide for a nine-week residential program in the village of Giverny, France. The program… Continue Reading Terra Summer Residency

15th January 2017

Pacific Contemporary Art Commission

Royal Museums Greenwich invite applications to create a contemporary art installation for the ‘Pacific Encounters’ gallery, part of a new gallery development at the National Maritime Museum in London.… Continue Reading Pacific Contemporary Art Commission

10th January 2017

Stanford University Arts Research Fellowships

The Stanford Arts Institute, invites applications for one-year visiting fellowships. Fellows are expected to conduct interdisciplinary research on the theme “Creative Cities.” Each Fellow will be affi… Continue Reading Stanford University Arts Research Fellowships

8th January 2017

V&A Ceramics Residency

The V&A is inviting applications from mid-career and established UK-based studio ceramicists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing… Continue Reading V&A Ceramics Residency

8th January 2017

City & Guilds Art School Artist Residency

Early career artists whose main practice is based in either painting, sculpture or installation are invited to apply for an artist residency running from February to September 2017 at City & Guild… Continue Reading City & Guilds Art School Artist Residency

6th January 2017

Art, Cities & Landscape Festival

Maison de la Culture d‘Amiens is organising the Art, cities & landscape – Amiens Hortillonnages Festival in France, which will take place from June to October 2017. Maison de la Culture d’Amiens i… Continue Reading Art, Cities & Landscape Festival

6th January 2017

Royal British Society of Sculptors Public Art Award

The Royal British Society of Sculptors announce that the 2017 FIRST@108: Public Art Award is now open for entries, providing an opportunity for sculptors to extend their practice into competing for pu… Continue Reading Royal British Society of Sculptors Public Art Award

6th January 2017

Collyer Bristow Graduate Art Award

The Collyer Bristow Award is a biennial competition for graduates 2013-2016 (BA or MA) to apply for the opportunity to be part of a curated group exhibition at Collyer Bristow Gallery (22 February – 1… Continue Reading Collyer Bristow Graduate Art Award

6th January 2017

Home Made Commission

Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol, is leading a programme of work, Home Made, that brings together a multi-disciplinary team of local people, artists, designers, architects and policy experts to colla… Continue Reading Home Made Commission

5th January 2017

Public Feature Commission

Leading Link invites Expressions of Interest for a commission to create a new public feature for Bedlington, Northumberland. The artwork must acknowledge the heritage of the town, whilst looking to th… Continue Reading Public Feature Commission

4th January 2017

Barbican Concert Hall Wall Commission

Barbican are inviting artists, collectives and designers across all disciplines, including those working with digital technology and new media, to respond to the phrase: What’s going on here, then? Th… Continue Reading Barbican Concert Hall Wall Commission

3rd January 2017

Passen-gers Exhibition

Passen-gers – a site specific exhibition series based at the Brunswick Centre, London – is seeking submissions from London based artists working in any medium for a solo presentation of work. They are… Continue Reading Passen-gers Exhibition

3rd January 2017

Stuart Hall Library Research Network

The Research Network is Stuart Hall Library’s public programme of monthly talks and events. It is a space for researchers, artists, academics, curators, students and activists to meet and discuss aspe… Continue Reading Stuart Hall Library Research Network

31st December 2016

Artistic Strategies in Psychiatry Residency

The Van Abbemuseum and the GGzE (Mental Health Care Institute Eindhoven, Netherlands) invite national and international artists or artist groups working in the fields of socially engaged art, communit… Continue Reading Artistic Strategies in Psychiatry Residency

29th December 2016

CUT Festival

CUT Festival – The Art of Barbering is a 10 day multidisciplinary arts festival that explores how artists, barbers and activists use barbering to creatively explore the themes of race, gender and comm… Continue Reading CUT Festival

16th December 2016

Hotel Elephant Small Commissioning Program

Hotel Elephant is launching its first small commissioning program for recent graduates. This program will commission 6 new pieces of artwork from emerging artists who have graduated in last 3 years. T… Continue Reading Hotel Elephant Small Commissioning Program

15th December 2016

WMA Commission

The WMA Commission invites entries for proposals from artists and photographers from both Hong Kong and the international community, to create new research based photography work in Hong Kong, focusin… Continue Reading WMA Commission

15th December 2016

Camac–Ténot Fondation Bursary

Camac Art Centre and Fondation Ténot invite applications for a residency bursary. The bursary offers a 1 month residency at Camac in 2017, with board, lodging, and a studio. Camac is a multi-disciplin… Continue Reading Camac–Ténot Fondation Bursary

15th December 2016

ArtCenter/South Florida Residency

The MFU: MIAMI is the pilot semester of ArtCenter/South Florida’s Fellowship Program. The program provides residents interested in working outside traditional disciplinary boundaries with the resource… Continue Reading ArtCenter/South Florida Residency

12th December 2016

Digital Artists Residency

Coventry City of Culture Trust invite an artist to produce a piece of work reflecting on the architecture, subculture and people of the city. The call is for a digital artist, but they are open to pro… Continue Reading Digital Artists Residency

12th December 2016

Collusion Data-Culture Lab

Collusion is looking for artists to take part in their data-culture lab in January 2017, a week long development session that will explore ideas and ways in which artists can engage with mass data cul… Continue Reading Collusion Data-Culture Lab

11th December 2016

Priors Hall Park Public Art Commission

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art  invite artists with experience of working in the public realm to develop a series of site-specific artworks. The artwork must create a visual or narrative link between th… Continue Reading Priors Hall Park Public Art Commission

11th December 2016

Belluard Festival

Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage are looking for new or nascent artistic projects happening in unexpected places. The selected projects will be realized at outdoo… Continue Reading Belluard Festival

9th December 2016

Meet You at The Green? Research Residency

Meet You at The Green? Research Residency is a two month residency to take place between February and May 2017 at Callan Workhouse Union, Ireland. They‘re seeking an artist/designer/architect who wish… Continue Reading Meet You at The Green? Research Residency

7th December 2016

Exe Riverside Valley Park Commissions

Two opportunities for artists to work within Exeter over the next 12 months on socially engaged and action research led projects. For the first opportunity, West Exeter Riverside Artist Residency, Eas… Continue Reading Exe Riverside Valley Park Commissions

6th December 2016

Community Orchard Commission

The Whitchurch and Hengrove Community Orchard is a public art project by UK artist David Thorpe. The work is located in Hengrove, South Bristol and was commissioned as part of the Future Perfect publi… Continue Reading Community Orchard Commission

5th December 2016

Window Project

Gazelli Art House invites graduating students and recent graduates to show a body of work in an allocated space within the gallery with its own street frontage, as well as the windows of the first flo… Continue Reading Window Project

5th December 2016

Rising Stars at New Ashgate Gallery

Rising Stars is a curated platform for students and recent graduates from BA and MA crafts, design and applied arts programmes across the UK. The programme will consist of the Rising Stars exhibition… Continue Reading Rising Stars at New Ashgate Gallery

5th December 2016

Art on the Tideway Commission

Tideway are looking to commission an artist to develop an integrated artwork, or series of artworks, for a new area of public land that will be created by the construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel… Continue Reading Art on the Tideway Commission

4th December 2016

Tower Bridge Artist in Residence

Tower Bridge Exhibition will be hosting its first Artist in Residence from January to March 2017. They are looking to appoint a visual artist, with a strong background in school and community engageme… Continue Reading Tower Bridge Artist in Residence

2nd December 2016

In Context 4 – In Our Time Commissions

South Dublin County Council through its public art programme for 2016 – 2019, IN CONTEXT 4 – IN OUR TIME, invites applications from artists and arts practitioners to become a part of this programme of… Continue Reading In Context 4 – In Our Time Commissions

2nd December 2016

Trans Atlantic Artists’ Residency Programme

This opportunity will enable two UK based visual artists, art critics or curators to undertake a fully funded practice or research-based residency in Jamaica and Trinidad for two months, from March 1… Continue Reading Trans Atlantic Artists’ Residency Programme

2nd December 2016

Atopic Art Micro-Residency

ASCUS announces a micro-residency within the School of Medicine and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. They are offering two artists the opportunity for an eczema based art-science residency and commission b… Continue Reading Atopic Art Micro-Residency

1st December 2016

Philosophy and Visual Art Residency

King’s College London’s Centre for Philosophy and Visual Art (CPVA), in partnership with Kunsthuis SYB (the Netherlands), is inviting artists to apply for their joint residency programme. This two-sta… Continue Reading Philosophy and Visual Art Residency

30th November 2016

Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowships

Akademie Schloss Solitude is granting approx. 70 residency fellowships of three to twelve months in duration. International artists up to 35 or if older, who have completed a university or college deg… Continue Reading Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowships

30th November 2016

Muir Trust Residency

The Muir Trust invites applications from established, mid-career, UK-based studio artists who wish to develop their creative practice by working with the Buckinghamshire County Museum collections. The… Continue Reading Muir Trust Residency

30th November 2016

Hors Pistes Residency

During a month long residency, designers and craftsmen share their respective skills and explore a crafted technique. Hors Pistes will invite 6 designers and an editorial team composed of 2 members fo… Continue Reading Hors Pistes Residency

30th November 2016

Vilém Flusser Residency

With the Vilém Flusser Residency Program for Artistic Research Transmediale are calling for artistic research projects that explore the capabilities and limitations of transdisciplinary and transmedia… Continue Reading Vilém Flusser Residency

27th November 2016

Peninsula Arts Film Commission

Peninsula Arts commissions new work from filmmakers and visual artists annually in support of working and emerging artists. The commission for 2017 will offer two distinct prizes for filmmakers and cu… Continue Reading Peninsula Arts Film Commission

21st November 2016

The Baron Ash Project Commission

Packwood, Warwickshire would like to work with a visual artist to explore and present a new way of looking at and thinking about Graham Baron Ash, who restored Packwood house and collected textiles an… Continue Reading The Baron Ash Project Commission

18th November 2016

IMéRA: Laboratory for Cross-disciplinary Exploration Residencies

A foundation of Aix-Marseille University, IMéRA is an Institute for Advanced Study, a research centre aimed at fostering cross-disciplinary projects. It receives scientists and artists of all discipli… Continue Reading IMéRA: Laboratory for Cross-disciplinary Exploration Residencies

18th November 2016

Bar Tur Photobook Award

The Bar Tur Photobook Award offers an emerging photographer the opportunity to work with The Photographers’ Gallery and independent UK based publisher Bemojake, to produce their first book to a value… Continue Reading Bar Tur Photobook Award

15th November 2016

Inhabitant Zero Residency

Inhabitant Zero is a call for proposals for a research residency in the suburb of Jarfalla in Stockholm. The proposal could be for a study of the surrounding area, a diary of their stay, a research on… Continue Reading Inhabitant Zero Residency

15th November 2016

Artist’s Book Residency Grant

The Artist’s Book Grant at Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to produce a limited edition book work. The grant includes a stipend of $350/week, up… Continue Reading Artist’s Book Residency Grant

15th November 2016

The Spur Artists in Residence

The THE SPUR / ETACEC 16-18 project, which the Euroregion takes part in, offers 6 grants for 6 artists in residence to carry out research work with particular emphasis on working and creative processe… Continue Reading The Spur Artists in Residence

13th November 2016

Art on the Tideway Commission

As part of its Art on the Tideway programme, Tideway announces a series of commissions for the Thames Tideway Tunnel for London. This commission is for an artist to develop designs of the 15m-high bes… Continue Reading Art on the Tideway Commission

11th November 2016

2 Degrees Festival

2 Degrees Festival is Artsadmin’s biennial festival of art, environment and activism, with a programme of performance, debate and public installations based in and around Toynbee Studios in East Londo… Continue Reading 2 Degrees Festival

7th November 2016

Fashion Space Gallery Residency

Fashion Space Gallery announces its third annual residency for 2017. The residency was created to support designers working within fashion or associated fields, in particular those whose practice is e… Continue Reading Fashion Space Gallery Residency

7th November 2016

Loewe Craft Prize

The Loewe Foundation invites applications for the Loewe Craft Prize, an annual international prize recognising a work of craftsmanship that pairs an original artistic concept with a modern application… Continue Reading Loewe Craft Prize

5th November 2016

Tabakalera Residencies

Tabakalera is a centre for contemporary culture in San Sebastián, Spain. They invite applications for their residency programme. The aim of this call is to offer a residency to contribute to the produ… Continue Reading Tabakalera Residencies

3rd November 2016

WWF Cymru Earth Hour Public Art Project

WWF Cymru invites proposal for artists for the WWF Cymru Earth Hour 2017 Public Art Project. WWF’s Earth Hour is an annual international event when people turn off their lights for one hour on the sam… Continue Reading WWF Cymru Earth Hour Public Art Project

2nd November 2016

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a commissioning opportunity for UK-based artists and photographers within ten years of beginning their practice. They support early career artists who are approaching… Continue Reading Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

1st November 2016

Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale

I-Park, East Haddam, CT (U.S.) announces that it will be hosting its sixth international, multi-disciplinary Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale. The three-week residency begins on Monday, Ma… Continue Reading Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale

31st October 2016

Apexart Unsolicited Exhibition Program

apexart’s Unsolicited Exhibition Program is an open call for group exhibitions to be presented at apexart’s New York City location as part of the season program. Curators, artists, writers, and creati… Continue Reading Apexart Unsolicited Exhibition Program

31st October 2016

Open School East Associate Artists

Applications are invited from emerging artists to join Open School East. Open School East will be based at Resort Studios, Margate. Associates at Open School East are emerging practitioners with or wi… Continue Reading Open School East Associate Artists

31st October 2016

Künstlerhaus Lauenburg Residential Fellowships

Künstlerhaus Lauenburg in Germany is a society for fine art, literature, and composition and offers emerging artists the possibility to create new projects and to present them to an interested public.… Continue Reading Künstlerhaus Lauenburg Residential Fellowships

30th October 2016

Helsinki International Curatorial Programme

Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) offers curatorial residencies in Helsinki for international curators of contemporary art. The programme is co-organised by HIAP – Helsinki Internatio… Continue Reading Helsinki International Curatorial Programme

28th October 2016

Beyond the Frame and Tactical Interventions

The International Curators Forum, in partnership with University of the Arts London, have launched two projects aimed at tackling the under-representation of people from racially and culturally divers… Continue Reading Beyond the Frame and Tactical Interventions

24th October 2016

FLAMIN Productions Commissions

FLAMIN Productions is a two-stage commissioning fund for artist filmmakers. This year up to three projects will be commissioned with production support of £30,000 each, following an initial developmen… Continue Reading FLAMIN Productions Commissions

23rd October 2016

Open Online Seven – “Can You Hear Me?”

Fermynwoods is seeking proposals from artists for new or past artworks to be presented online from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017 and inspired by the way in which coded transference of data can br… Continue Reading Open Online Seven – “Can You Hear Me?”

21st October 2016

OverFlow Conference

Performance Studies international Annual Conference invites submissions. The conference theme “OverFlow” takes a reverse view on the political tropes customary in “times of crisis” – “OverFlow” focuse… Continue Reading OverFlow Conference

17th October 2016

The White House Residency

Create are looking for an artist living in Barking & Dagenham to take part in a paid, three-month residency at The White House, a new public space for art and social activity on the Becontree Esta… Continue Reading The White House Residency

16th October 2016

Ibero-American Arts Award

The Embassy of Brazil to the UK is inviting entries for its Ibero-American Arts Award. Following the pre-selection process conducted by the curatorial committee, up to 30 artworks will then go on disp… Continue Reading Ibero-American Arts Award

16th October 2016

‘A Romance with Revolution’ Residency

Artists from around the world are invited to apply for the International Studio Program of the ACC Galerie Weimar and the City of Weimar on the theme of  “A Romance with Revolution”. Three selected ar… Continue Reading ‘A Romance with Revolution’ Residency

16th October 2016

Hooked Exhibition

HOOKED is the first international, open-call gallery exhibition and event programme at Science Gallery London, opening in 2018 on the Guy’s Campus at London Bridge. It explores the neuroscience, psych… Continue Reading Hooked Exhibition

15th October 2016

KulturKontakt Artists in Residence

In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) each year. The residency is designed to offer an opportunit… Continue Reading KulturKontakt Artists in Residence

15th October 2016

Lighthouse Works Fellowship

Lighthouse Works invites applications for its fellowship program. Artists at any stage of their career are welcome to apply. Fellowships are six weeks in length and occur year-round. The Lighthouse Wo… Continue Reading Lighthouse Works Fellowship

15th October 2016

Artist Film Festival

The Bomb Factory Art Foundation invites submissions of films for their Autumn Film Festival to take place in November 2016. They welcome single-channel film and video works that seek to expand, redefi… Continue Reading Artist Film Festival

14th October 2016

Extra City

Extra City Kunsthal in Antwerp, Belgium is launching an open call for project proposals to be realised during 2017-2019. Applicants can submit a proposal for a project-based collaboration: the realisa… Continue Reading Extra City

12th October 2016

Creative Wales – British School at Rome Fellowship

The Creative Wales-British School at Rome Fellowship is an opportunity for artists at a significant juncture in their careers (usually at early- to mid-career stage), who live in Wales, to undertake a… Continue Reading Creative Wales – British School at Rome Fellowship

10th October 2016

Philip Jones Griffiths Award

Applications are open for the inaugural Philip Jones Griffiths Award from The Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation. The award is for documentary photography and must be used to complete a body of work, r… Continue Reading Philip Jones Griffiths Award

10th October 2016

Creative Fellow – The Workhouse, Southwell

The Creative Fellowship scheme is an annual programme of residencies with The National Trust at The Workhouse, Southwell. The scheme is intended to support the production of new creative work, in coll… Continue Reading Creative Fellow – The Workhouse, Southwell

7th October 2016

Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

Applications are now open for the Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award. The award is a £1,200 bursary, plus printing, exhibition and mentorship, for an emerging photographer in or from the UK to complete a n… Continue Reading Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

3rd October 2016

HeARTland Commissions

HeARTland is a collaboration between the National Trust, Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership, Arts Alive, Ben Osborne Photography and the Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Sc… Continue Reading HeARTland Commissions

3rd October 2016

Exhibition at Half Moon Theatre

Half Moon Theatre is collaborating with New Contemporaries to source artists who wish to present their work at Gallery @ Half Moon – a space specialising in exhibiting work of mixed mediums and scale… Continue Reading Exhibition at Half Moon Theatre

3rd October 2016

Shape Open

The Shape Open is Shape Arts’ annual exhibition of artwork by disabled and non-disabled artists created in response to a disability-centred theme. This year’s theme is ‘Power: The Politics of Disabili… Continue Reading Shape Open

2nd October 2016

Fondation des Treilles Photography Prize

The Photography Prize of the Fondation des Treilles provides the means for the production and the promotion of photographic works related to the Mediterranean world. The prize is open to all professio… Continue Reading Fondation des Treilles Photography Prize

1st October 2016

Harpo Foundation Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship

The Harpo Foundation’s Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) provides an annual opportunity to an emerging visual artist 25 years and older who needs time and space… Continue Reading Harpo Foundation Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship

30th September 2016

Dover Prize Fund

The Dover Prize is a 2-year bursary of £10,000. The bursary will be awarded to an artist or artists to provide them with time to think, research, reflect and/or experiment with new ideas that will cre… Continue Reading Dover Prize Fund

30th September 2016

Time and Space Residencies

Metal’s Time and Space Residencies are open opportunities for artists working in all disciplines to access Metal’s spaces, the support of its staff and its local, national and international networks. … Continue Reading Time and Space Residencies

30th September 2016

MMCA Residency Changdong

MMCA Residency Changdong, run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (MMCA), is now receiving applications for the International Artists Residency Program 2017. Visual Art… Continue Reading MMCA Residency Changdong

30th September 2016

Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize

Mountridge Art Foundation is holding its inaugural Purchase Prize exhibition at the Cello Factory in London during November 2016. You are eligible to apply if you have graduated from a UK Art School w… Continue Reading Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize

30th September 2016

Experimenta Speed Pitch

For this speed pitching event BFI London Film Festival teams up with Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN) to offer a chance to win the Experimenta Pitch Award of £1000 towards developmen… Continue Reading Experimenta Speed Pitch

25th September 2016

International Awards for Art Criticism

The third edition of these Awards for an exhibition review, in English or Chinese, is open for submissions. The Awards are open to candidates from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English… Continue Reading International Awards for Art Criticism

23rd September 2016

Jerwood Makers Open

Jerwood Makers Open is a biennial opportunity encouraging ambitious and/or radical proposals from UK-based makers and collaborators within 10 years of beginning their practice. It focuses on makers an… Continue Reading Jerwood Makers Open

19th September 2016

Princeton University Fellowships

The Lewis Center for the Arts, in collaboration with other Princeton University departments, offers two artist fellowship opportunities. Both are designed to support artists, in all artistic disciplin… Continue Reading Princeton University Fellowships

19th September 2016

Gasworks Participation Residency

Gasworks invites applications for a 6 month participation residency for a London-based artist. Gasworks is seeking to appoint an artist whose practice is concerned with the advancement of participatio… Continue Reading Gasworks Participation Residency

18th September 2016

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… Continue Reading Archisle Photographer in Residence

15th September 2016

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Residency

Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen Foundation supports writers, visual artists, artists in the field of new media and and interdisciplinary projects as well as composers by the way of artist in residence stay… Continue Reading Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Residency

14th September 2016

Into the Wild

Into the Wild is a free artist development programme led by artist members of Chisenhale Studios, which aims to support and inspire artists in the early stages of their career by providing practical a… Continue Reading Into the Wild

13th September 2016

English Folk Dance & Song Society Exhibitions

The English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) visual arts exhibition programme at Cecil Sharp House focuses on exhibitions about the culture and community of folk arts and art that takes folk arts… Continue Reading English Folk Dance & Song Society Exhibitions

11th September 2016

Project Pressure Nepal Expedition

Project Pressure and The Glacier Trust invite proposals from artists using photography and video to contribute to Project Pressure’s archive. This opportunity will see an artist travel to the Nepalese… Continue Reading Project Pressure Nepal Expedition

9th September 2016

FORMAT Photography Festival

FORMAT photography festival in Derby is looking for submissions that explore the theme of Habitat. They are looking for a wide variety of works for presentation in the festival, from long term researc… Continue Reading FORMAT Photography Festival

5th September 2016

Hayward Touring Curatorial Open

Hayward Touring invites proposals for an exhibition of contemporary art to be shown in four UK galleries in 2017/18. The exhibition will open in MAC, Belfast in autumn 2017 and then tour to DCA, Dunde… Continue Reading Hayward Touring Curatorial Open

2nd September 2016

The Sustainable Arts Foundation Grants

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is a non-profit foundation supporting artists and writers with families. They provide financial awards to parents pursuing creative work. The foundation offers awards i… Continue Reading The Sustainable Arts Foundation Grants

1st September 2016

Tapestry Commission

West Dean Tapestry Studio announces an open call tapestry commission in the UK for 2016. Artists working in any medium are invited to propose a design or concept for a tapestry to be woven by Master W… Continue Reading Tapestry Commission

31st August 2016

Thalie Art Foundation Residency

The Thalie Art Foundation’s mission is to support various forms of socially-engaged contemporary art, accompanying socio-artistic projects as well as promoting intercultural exchanges. The residency w… Continue Reading Thalie Art Foundation Residency

31st August 2016

Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is presented by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine and is open to entrants of all ages and nationalities. It includes a £5,000 main prize and a… Continue Reading Aesthetica Art Prize

31st August 2016

Villa Ruffieux Residency

The residence at Villa Ruffieux  in Switzerland is open to all professional artists working in the field of visual arts, music, literature, theatre or cinema, with no distinction made on the basis of… Continue Reading Villa Ruffieux Residency

31st August 2016

Saari Residence

The Saari Residence in in Mynämäki, Finland, offers Finnish and non-Finnish artists, critics, curators and translators the chance to work intensively for a period of two months from September to April… Continue Reading Saari Residence

30th August 2016

Socially Engaged Commission at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool opens the call for collaborative socially engaged artist/s born in or resident in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Hungary or Germany, (partner countries within the Collaborative Arts P… Continue Reading Socially Engaged Commission at Tate Liverpool

30th August 2016

Participatory Artist In Residence

Photofusion invite expressions of interest for 90-day residencies for emerging participatory lens-based artists. Residents on the programme will have access to the residents’ studio space; access to p… Continue Reading Participatory Artist In Residence

29th August 2016

Curator-in-Residence Program

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, USA is now accepting applications from national and international curators for its inaugural Curator-in-Residence Program. Starting in Januar… Continue Reading Curator-in-Residence Program

21st August 2016

Wimbledon College of Arts – Artist in Residence

Wimbledon College of Arts is looking for an artist to be in residence in the Painting pathway for six weeks in the autumn term. The resident will solely occupy two adjoining spaces within which to mak… Continue Reading Wimbledon College of Arts – Artist in Residence

19th August 2016

Media Arts Residency

This program, as a part of the “Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators” organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho), is an artist in residence progra… Continue Reading Media Arts Residency

15th August 2016

Wschodnia Residency

Foundation In Search Of… together with Wschodnia Gallery are launching a short term international Artist-in-Residence program in Lodz, Poland. The term of the residency is up to 1 month. The specific… Continue Reading Wschodnia Residency

10th August 2016

Faena Prize

Faena Art invites international artists across disciplines to submit proposals for the Faena Prize. The prize will awarded to winning proposals for the creation of new site-sensitive work that engages… Continue Reading Faena Prize

5th August 2016

The Drawing Room Residency

Oriel Davies Gallery in Wales invites artists and makers with a background in participatory practice to take up residency in The Drawing Room between 22 October and 25 February 2017. They are seeking… Continue Reading The Drawing Room Residency

2nd August 2016

OpenART

OpenART is a public art biennial and takes place in Örebro, Sweden. This call is open to both individuals and groups in various disciplines. They welcome projects “in situ” that respond to our city. N… Continue Reading OpenART

31st July 2016

Punto y Raya Festival

Punto y Raya Festival invites submissions of short films built up entirely with non-representational imagery. They invite authors to focus on the expressivity of all the constituent elements of audiov… Continue Reading Punto y Raya Festival

31st July 2016

Guest Projects

Guest Projects is an initiative conceived by Shonibare Studio to offer an opportunity for projects of any artistic discipline (dance, visual arts, music, film screenings, seminars and talks on any sub… Continue Reading Guest Projects

31st July 2016

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project. The Grant fund is a minimum financia… Continue Reading Firecracker Photographic Grant

29th July 2016

Magdalen Road Studios Residency

Magdalen Road Studios in Oxford are seeking applicatons for an artist residency opportunity. The residency would be held in their project space Filament 14 with an exhibition of work to be held at Wol… Continue Reading Magdalen Road Studios Residency

28th July 2016

Public Art Commission, Merthyr College

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council wish to appoint an artist or artists to create public artworks for two recently created public spaces in front of Merthyr Tydfil College. This commission is for t… Continue Reading Public Art Commission, Merthyr College

28th July 2016

Exhibition Commission

artsdepot is commissioning one exhibition and/or installation to be presented in the Apthorp Gallery. The week long exhibition will take place during the October Half Term (Sunday 23 – Sunday 30 Octob… Continue Reading Exhibition Commission

25th July 2016

Modern Body Festival

Modern Body Festival will take place at the beginning of December in The Hague, the Netherlands. The festival will present works filling the spectrum of intermediality, seeking the modern body within… Continue Reading Modern Body Festival

22nd July 2016

Kirkstall Public Art Commission

The Tetley is working in partnership with Leeds City Council to commission a new public artwork in the community of Kirkstall in Leeds. It will be sited on an area of landscaping in front of the Kirks… Continue Reading Kirkstall Public Art Commission

22nd July 2016

European Light Expression Network Residencies

Four funded residency opportunities for mid-career artists across Europe to take part in new international partnerships developing installations that combine light and sound. The project invites four… Continue Reading European Light Expression Network Residencies

19th July 2016

Bridget Riley Fellowship

The British School at Rome announces a new residency funded by the Bridget Riley Art Foundation. The Bridget Riley Fellowship is an opportunity for artists, at an early to mid point in their career, w… Continue Reading Bridget Riley Fellowship

18th July 2016

Frieze Writer’s Prize

Frieze Writer’s Prize is now open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for frieze and will be awarded GBP£2,000. This year the prize will be judged by frieze assistant editor… Continue Reading Frieze Writer’s Prize

18th July 2016

Penrhyn Castle Residency

The National Trust, through a partnership with Arts Council of Wales is engaging in a 3-year programme of creative residencies at Penrhyn Castle. Applications are now invited from an artist/collaborat… Continue Reading Penrhyn Castle Residency

15th July 2016

Blueproject Foundation Residency

The Blueproject Foundation is a multidisciplinary arts centre in Barcelona. Applications are open for a residency in 2017. This call is open to any artist interested as an individual or on behalf of a… Continue Reading Blueproject Foundation Residency

15th July 2016

Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes Summer Salon

Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes invites submissions for its second annual Summer Salon exhibition. The exhibition will open on 23 July and continue until 14 August. Selections will be made by looking at artw… Continue Reading Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes Summer Salon

14th July 2016

Uncertain States

Uncertain States invites new submissions via Open Call 2016. The work is curated by a panel of selectors and exhibited at Arts Pavilion Mile End, London. Each judge will select their own best of show… Continue Reading Uncertain States

11th July 2016

Watershed Artist in Residence

Watershed invites applications for its artist residency programme at the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol, to explore ideas at the point where art and technology meet. The residency is aimed at artis… Continue Reading Watershed Artist in Residence

10th July 2016

Craft Emergency

Aspex invites emerging craft artists, designers and makers working in all media to apply for their open submission exhibition Craft Emergency. A maximum of fifteen artists will be selected for a group… Continue Reading Craft Emergency

10th July 2016

Tenderflix

Tenderflix is an international film and video competition open to all moving image works. In 2016 the theme for submitting to Tenderflix is Better Living. The shortlisted 10 films will be screened in… Continue Reading Tenderflix

8th July 2016

MK City Club Digital Commission

Bletchley Park, working with Milton Keynes’ arts and heritage organisations along with the Open University, is inviting artists to submit proposals to create a site specific or time based public realm… Continue Reading MK City Club Digital Commission

8th July 2016

Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism

Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism is a bi-annual research event initially established in 2012 as a network for researchers, artists and performers working within intersectional fields of sound, gender… Continue Reading Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism

8th July 2016

Flux: Beach Huts for Southend Pier

Metal have been commissioned by Southend Borough Council to create ten Beach Huts for Southend Pier as a visitor attraction for the summer of 2016 and beyond. One of these huts will be a Gallery Hut w… Continue Reading Flux: Beach Huts for Southend Pier

7th July 2016

Brighton Photo Fringe Open16

Brighton Photo Fringe OPEN16 is an open submission solo exhibition opportunity for an early-career photographer, as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe festival during the Brighton Photo Biennial. One a… Continue Reading Brighton Photo Fringe Open16

6th July 2016

Hidden Civil War Commission

Hidden Civil War is a month long programme of activity in Newcastle upon Tyne, commissioned by The NewBridge Project. This programme will include artworks, performances, public-realm interventions, ta… Continue Reading Hidden Civil War Commission

4th July 2016

Videonale

Videonale – Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts will include an exhibition and festival programme at the Kunstmuseum Bonn and in the city of Bonn. With PERFORM! as its subject, Videonale invites ar… Continue Reading Videonale

3rd July 2016

Griffin Art Prize

The Griffin Art Prize 2016 is an exhibition and residency award in painting and drawing.  An exhibition of 6 short-listed artists will be held at Griffin Gallery in November. The winner of Griffin Art… Continue Reading Griffin Art Prize

3rd July 2016

Research Residency

S-AIR in association with Curators’ Network is offering a fully funded residency opportunity for curators in Sapporo, Japan, from August 9 – September 13, 2016. The successful candidate is expected to… Continue Reading Research Residency

1st July 2016

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program. Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $5,000 stip… Continue Reading Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

1st July 2016

Unseen Dummy Award

The Unseen Dummy Award is open to all designers and photographers. The winner will have their photobook dummy published by Lecturis and a selection of 50 photobook dummies will be exhibited during Uns… Continue Reading Unseen Dummy Award

1st July 2016

Northern Artist Film Programme

Quays Culture invites artists and filmmakers based in the North of England to apply for the Northern Artist Film Programme. The programme will include two strands for entries: a General Open Call stra… Continue Reading Northern Artist Film Programme

1st July 2016

Koumaria Residency

Artist collective Medea Electronique organizes an annual 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece (the village of Sellasia), focusing on improvisation and new media practi… Continue Reading Koumaria Residency

30th June 2016

Luxembourg Art Prize

The Luxembourg Art Prize is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following… Continue Reading Luxembourg Art Prize

30th June 2016

Digital Solitude

As part of the Digital Solitude program, each year Akademie Schloss Solitude will be awarding a total of 24 months of fellowships to two to four people in 2016 and 2017. The fellowship program is inte… Continue Reading Digital Solitude

30th June 2016

Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral Fellowships

Residential fellowships in the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems are awarded to international visual artists. Two 3-month fellowships and four 9-month fellowships are available. The focus of th… Continue Reading Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral Fellowships

30th June 2016

William Morris Gallery Residency

The William Morris Gallery is inviting applications for a three month residency to take place in the autumn of 2016 (timing negotiable). The opportunity is aimed at emerging and mid-career artists and… Continue Reading William Morris Gallery Residency

29th June 2016

Searching for the centre

Confluence is seeking to appoint an artist or artists’ collaboration, with a process based practice and an interest in place-based narratives, to produce a work for publication in a multiple edition f… Continue Reading Searching for the centre

27th June 2016

Cockpit Arts Artist-Maker Residency

The Residency is a development opportunity for an artist-maker whose practice is based in craft and explores ideas and concepts. Cockpit Arts will provide a support structure for the selected artist-m… Continue Reading Cockpit Arts Artist-Maker Residency

27th June 2016

SWAP: UK/Ukraine Artist Residence Programme

The British Council Ukraine announces its new artistic residence programme, connecting artists from Ukraine and the UK and supporting their professional development and internationalisation. They are … Continue Reading SWAP: UK/Ukraine Artist Residence Programme

20th June 2016

International Print Biennale Awards

The awards are open to all British and international artists working with print in its widest interpretation, from traditional to contemporary print processes, including 2D, 3D, video, installation an… Continue Reading International Print Biennale Awards

20th June 2016

Imagine 2020 Summer Lab – Art, Ecology and Possible Futures

The Imagine 2020 network of European arts organisations, of which Artsadmin is a founding member, run a continuing programme of international Summer Labs for artists. This is an opportunity for a UK-b… Continue Reading Imagine 2020 Summer Lab – Art, Ecology and Possible Futures

17th June 2016

GRAIN and IED Madrid Residency

GRAIN and IED Madrid are seeking submissions from artists, photographers and curators from the West Midlands, UK, to apply for a residency in Madrid, Spain. The applicant must have a photographic prac… Continue Reading GRAIN and IED Madrid Residency

16th June 2016

Artraker Biennial Award

The Artraker Biennial Awards are for contemporary artists / organisations that shape how people and organisations understand, engage and respond to violent conflicts and its effects. In 2016 Artraker… Continue Reading Artraker Biennial Award

16th June 2016

Airspace Graduate Residency

AirSpace Gallery invites graduating students from BA and MA Fine Art courses to apply for their graduate residency scheme. Any fine art or related practitioner graduating from a UK BA or Masters cours… Continue Reading Airspace Graduate Residency

15th June 2016

European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation Residencies

LABoral and the nine artistic and cultural institutions that take part at the European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation (ENCAC) have launched its second open call addressed to artists/dev… Continue Reading European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation Residencies

15th June 2016

Visiting Guest Artist Fellowship

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice invites applications for its Visiting Guest Artists Fellowships. Each fellowship lasts 6 weeks and is offered to established, as well as emerging printmakers… Continue Reading Visiting Guest Artist Fellowship

15th June 2016

IdeasCity Athens

The New Museum and NEON announce an open call for participants in the residency program for IdeasCity Athens, which explores the future of cities with arts and culture as driving forces and will take… Continue Reading IdeasCity Athens

13th June 2016

Visions in the Nunnery

Visions in the Nunnery is an exhibition of recent performance and moving image works by emerging and established artists at the Nunnery Gallery in Bow, London. Artists from all over the world are invi… Continue Reading Visions in the Nunnery

12th June 2016

Off The Shelf Commissions

An opportunity for 5 x artists to produce an outdoor sculpture or installation on the themes of books and freedom to be commissioned by the Freedom Festival Arts Trust and Hull Culture and Leisure Lib… Continue Reading Off The Shelf Commissions

10th June 2016

EUPORIAS | Met Office | Kaleider Commission

EUPORIAS, the Met Office and Kaleider are seeking an individual or group to create an experience that will take place during the EUPORIAS General Assembly at the Met Office in October 2016.  The succe… Continue Reading EUPORIAS | Met Office | Kaleider Commission

7th June 2016

Evolve Artist in Residence

Aspex is inviting applications for an artist-in-residence with a disability. As a part of the ‘Evolve’ pilot project, this residency will form part of a summer season of events taking place at Aspex a… Continue Reading Evolve Artist in Residence

6th June 2016

Berwick Visual Arts Residency

Berwick Visual Arts announces a residency opportunity for visual artists, in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University, which specialises in teaching and research on… Continue Reading Berwick Visual Arts Residency

6th June 2016

WimmelResearch-Fellowship

The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung. The collaboration is based on the development of Pl… Continue Reading WimmelResearch-Fellowship

6th June 2016

art&science Residency

Artists above the age of 18 from all countries are invited to apply for a residency at ESA – the European Space Agency. The winning artist is subject to obtaining clearance to work on site at ESA-ESTE… Continue Reading art&science Residency

1st June 2016

Derwent Art Prize

Applications are invited for the Derwent Art Prize for artworks created in pencil. Artists can submit 2D and 3D works created with any pencil or coloured pencil as well as water soluble, pastel, graph… Continue Reading Derwent Art Prize

1st June 2016

Hotel Maria Kapel Residency

Hotel Maria Kapel (HMK) is an artist-in-residence, exhibition space and cinema for contemporary visual art in Hoorn, the Netherlands. The studio/exhibition space of HMK is located in an early 16th cen… Continue Reading Hotel Maria Kapel Residency

1st June 2016

Lumen Prize

The Lumen Prize is an annual award for digital art. Any art created by a digital device using proprietary, open-source or creatively-coded software is eligible. Entries using animation techniques, CGI… Continue Reading Lumen Prize

1st June 2016

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival invites submissions and proposals in response to X – this year’s Festival theme. Entries will be considered for all elements of the Festival, including its main… Continue Reading Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

1st June 2016

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Commissions

The 2016 Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival will be an eight-day festival opening with a weekend of free outdoor events throughout the town. Venues for the 2016 festival encompass Bournemouth’s gard… Continue Reading Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Commissions

1st June 2016

Chimera Art Award

Chimera-Project invites applications for the Chimera Art Award. The prize is a solo exhibition at the Chimera-Project Gallery (Opening: October 28, 2016). The prize includes an exhibition budget, trav… Continue Reading Chimera Art Award

31st May 2016

Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Competition

The Royal Photographic Society is calling for entries to the International Print 159 competition. 100 selected prints will be mounted and framed by The Royal Photographic Society and will tour to six… Continue Reading Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Competition

31st May 2016

Environmental Bursary

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle offers two, one-year bursaries to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness. Anyone can apply w… Continue Reading Environmental Bursary

29th May 2016

MAP Creative Residency – Transcultures

In the framework of Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes’ MAP programme, Transcultures, Interdisciplinary centre for digital and sound cultures, together with the City of Mons (Belgium) invites… Continue Reading MAP Creative Residency – Transcultures

27th May 2016

Curatorial Open Call

Lewisham Art House is offering free use of their project space to an artist, curator or collective for a period of 4 weeks. They are inviting proposals from an artist/curator interested in working bey… Continue Reading Curatorial Open Call

23rd May 2016

COLLIDE International Award

Arts@CERN announces the COLLIDE International Award, an international residency programme and a new collaboration between CERN and FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool). The com… Continue Reading COLLIDE International Award

18th May 2016

Artist Film Commissions at EEFF

The East End Film Festival (EEFF) presents a programme of artists’ filmmaking work and events in partnership with the Whitechapel Gallery. The EEFF invites artist filmmakers to submit proposals for sh… Continue Reading Artist Film Commissions at EEFF

16th May 2016

INSIDE: Disabled Artist Commission

QUAD and D-Lab in partnership with LEVEL and Junction Arts, supported by DASH, seek to commission a disabled artist or disabled led collective/company to produce new work focusing on the broad theme o… Continue Reading INSIDE: Disabled Artist Commission

15th May 2016

Transfer North Residencies

Applications are open to curators, writers and thinkers interested in pursuing research, curatorial and critical writing opportunities in the northern regions of Norway, Finland, Sweden, Northwest-Rus… Continue Reading Transfer North Residencies

10th May 2016

bb15 Residency

bb15 is an alternative, non-commercial location for the arts in Linz, Austria. The call is open to artists who work at the interface between sound, music and auditory research / practice. They are loo… Continue Reading bb15 Residency

9th May 2016

neo: printprize

neo:printprize 2016 invites artists to submit works across the full range of printmaking techniques from the traditional to the digital, including 3D prints, printmaking related video, monoprints and… Continue Reading neo: printprize

8th May 2016

1215 Today Film Commission

1215.Today invite a filmmaker, animator or artist/maker/practitioner working with moving image to work with them in the development of a new artistic digital commission. Filmmakers / artists do not ne… Continue Reading 1215 Today Film Commission

8th May 2016

Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space

The Project space is intended for exhibitions and projects that use photography or other lens-based media as tools for art or research. The space shows exhibitions by both fresh talents and more estab… Continue Reading Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space

6th May 2016

Fundación Botín Visual Arts Grants

The Fundación Botín invites applications for its new program of 8 Visual Arts Grants. Grants can be awarded for study,individual projects and artistic (non-theoretical) research and are open to artist… Continue Reading Fundación Botín Visual Arts Grants

6th May 2016

Book Artist In Residence

Maine Media invites applications for its Book Artist in Residence Program. The program is open to emerging and practicing book artists and letterpress printers working on a project that combines words… Continue Reading Book Artist In Residence

1st May 2016

Contemporary British Painting Prize

Artists of any age and nationality,presently living and working in the UK are invited to submit work to The Contemporary British Painting Prize. The winner will receive a solo exhibition at Swindon Mu… Continue Reading Contemporary British Painting Prize

30th April 2016

Fondazione per l’Arte Fellowship

Fondazione per l’Arte invites applications for a fellowship for a one month residency in Rome. Fellowships are open to visual artists, curators, architects, designers, performing artists, writers and… Continue Reading Fondazione per l’Arte Fellowship

30th April 2016

Frankfurt LAB Residencies

The Frankfurt LAB is a rehearsal and performance space for experimental work in the performing arts and music with two performance halls. The residency is meant for artists from every discipline. It o… Continue Reading Frankfurt LAB Residencies

30th April 2016

MAC International

MAC International 2016 is an open arts prize,based at the Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast, that will present contemporary visual art practice across all disciplines. Shortlisted artists will be se… Continue Reading MAC International

29th April 2016

Photoworks Annual

Photoworks invites submissions for the next issue of its annual photography and visual culture journal, which will be themed on the politics of fashion and style photography. They welcome new or previ… Continue Reading Photoworks Annual

27th April 2016

Chronotopia: Centralen and Olskroken

Public Art Agency Sweden and the Swedish Transport Administration are launching Chronotopia: Centralen and Olskroken. Artists will get the opportunity to make large-scale artistic designs for the West… Continue Reading Chronotopia: Centralen and Olskroken

25th April 2016

KARST Curatorial

KARST, an independent, artist-led contemporary art venue in Plymouth, is announcing an international open call to curators, collaborators and artists to submit exhibition proposals for 2017/18. They a… Continue Reading KARST Curatorial

25th April 2016

Elysiumgallery Residency

From the Station to the Sea and elysiumgallery are offering an artist residency opportunity at their High Street venue in Swansea to begin in July 2016. From the Station to the Sea is an Arts Council… Continue Reading Elysiumgallery Residency

25th April 2016

East Street Arts 130 Vicar Lane Commission

East Street Arts are working in collaboration with Hammerson, Leeds College of Building and Leeds City Council Skills & Employment to offer free workshops and a project space targeted at 18 – 30 year… Continue Reading East Street Arts 130 Vicar Lane Commission

24th April 2016

Sculpture Symposium

ForumArts invites UK based and international artists to participate in an outdoor Sculpture Symposium for 11 days during the summer 2016. The Symposium is a residency opportunity for artists to make a… Continue Reading Sculpture Symposium

18th April 2016

SOLO Award 2016

The SOLO Award is an annual contemporary art prize established by WW art gallery in London in 2012. The winner receives a £2000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at London Art Fair 2017. The prize is o… Continue Reading SOLO Award 2016

18th April 2016

Random String Fellowship

Ludic Rooms are inviting artists from across disciplines to apply for the Random String Fellowship. It is a development programme based in the West Midlands to explore interactive technology, involvin… Continue Reading Random String Fellowship

17th April 2016

Wild Card Award

In Between Time (IBT) in partnership with Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA), Fierce Festival, Trinity Centre, supported by Arnolfini, seek to commission an artist to make new work to pr… Continue Reading Wild Card Award

15th April 2016

studio das weisse haus Curator Residency

studio das weisse haus in Vienna offers a curatorial residence of one month, which is accompanied by a public event, in order to introduce the proposed curatorial project to a wider audience. The sele… Continue Reading studio das weisse haus Curator Residency

15th April 2016

Venice-Cardiff Residency

Arts Council of Wales, Glandŵr Cymru (the Canal & Trust in Wales) and the curating agency Addo invite UK and international artists to submit short proposals in response to a residency opportunity on w… Continue Reading Venice-Cardiff Residency

15th April 2016

Kuldīga Photography Residency

Association ISSP is an education and networking platform for photographers in Latvia and internationally. Its residency programme organised in co-operation with Kuldīga Artists’ Residence will provide… Continue Reading Kuldīga Photography Residency

15th April 2016

Photobook Dummy Award Kassel

The Fotobookfestival Kassel invites photographers to submit their unpublished photobooks. 50 books will be shortlisted by a pre-jury and will be exhibited at international photo events amongst others… Continue Reading Photobook Dummy Award Kassel

13th April 2016

Braunschweig Projects Scholarships

The Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (Braunschweig University of Art) in Germany invites applications for scholarships for artists to be awarded in 2016. Three scholarships for artists of S… Continue Reading Braunschweig Projects Scholarships

11th April 2016

Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award

Lewisham Arthouse is an artist-run co-operative based in an Edwardian ex-library in Deptford. They run studios,a gallery,classes,workshops,community activities and events. Applications are now welcome… Continue Reading Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award

8th April 2016

Beyond Words

Beyond Words seeks proposals for artist’s publications responding to the theme of Freedom. Beyond Words open call for proposals is an opportunity to produce an artist’s publication on the theme of Fre… Continue Reading Beyond Words

8th April 2016

As Above So Below – Artists’ Residencies

Allenheads Contemporary Art is offering residency opportunities for artists to join its current arts, research and education programme, As Above So Below (AASB). The inspiration for AASB stems from th… Continue Reading As Above So Below – Artists’ Residencies

4th April 2016

Art360

Applications are now open for Art360,a major action research project from DACS Foundation supporting the development and sustainability of artists’ archives. Over a period of three years,Art360 will s… Continue Reading Art360

4th April 2016

SPILL National Platform

SPILL invites applications from artists or companies at the start of their career and living in the UK or Ireland who make experimental performance, sound, film, video, installation, new media or digi… Continue Reading SPILL National Platform

2nd April 2016

Hatton Gallery Offsite Commission

The Hatton Gallery has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England to develop a programme of offsite activity whilst the gallery is closed for significant redevelopment,fr… Continue Reading Hatton Gallery Offsite Commission

1st April 2016

Core Residency Program

The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art,Museum of Fine Arts,Houston,USA awards residencies to visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and… Continue Reading Core Residency Program

1st April 2016

Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues

The Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues is a collaboration between the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago and Heartland Alliance,a global anti-poverty orga… Continue Reading Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues

31st March 2016

Kim Fielding Award

The Kim Fielding Award (KFA) invites submissions to its annual award. The Award provides financial and artistic support and critical engagement,for the Awardee/s to advance their artistic and professi… Continue Reading Kim Fielding Award

31st March 2016

Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize

Submissions are open for the Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize. The Prize is open to all UK undergraduate Fine Art students who are in their final year of study,graduating in summer 201… Continue Reading Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize

31st March 2016

KALEID 2016 Call for Submissions

KALEID editions represents a collection by European-based artists who do books. Submissions of artists’ books are invited from European-based artists. KALEID 2016 Oslo is sponsored by the Kunsthøgskol… Continue Reading KALEID 2016 Call for Submissions

31st March 2016

Documentary Photography and Film Grants

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation announces the opening of the 2016 call for documentary photography and film grant entries. All proposed projects and submissions must be works of non-fiction and must be… Continue Reading Documentary Photography and Film Grants

28th March 2016

Het Nieuwe Instituut Fellowship

Het Nieuwe Instituut announces an open call for three research fellows to work in residence from June to December 2016. Alongside the institute’s exhibitions,lectures,publications,and archives,the fel… Continue Reading Het Nieuwe Instituut Fellowship

27th March 2016

Jerwood Visual Arts Writer in Residence

The Writer in Residence engages with Jerwood Visual Arts’ programme of exhibitions and Project Space commissions,with the aim of opening up wider contextual debate around the enquiries and themes of e… Continue Reading Jerwood Visual Arts Writer in Residence

23rd March 2016

Video Mapping and Facade Projection Competition

Artists are invited to submit their concept ideas for the Genius Loci Weimar Festival in Germany. Submitted concepts will be displayed in a public exhibition in Weimar in Spring 2016. The three winnin… Continue Reading Video Mapping and Facade Projection Competition

22nd March 2016

DIY 13

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development projects for other artists. DIY projects can take any form,can be based anywhere… Continue Reading DIY 13

21st March 2016

Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award

Chisenhale Art Place seeks applications for the Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award,which offers a free studio to one artist for one year from 1st June 2016.  The Award commemorates the work and life of Pet… Continue Reading Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award

20th March 2016

Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University Artist in Residence Fellowships

The Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University (IAS CEU) invites applications for its Artist in Residence Program for the academic year 2016/2017 under the annual theme of ”Space and… Continue Reading Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University Artist in Residence Fellowships

20th March 2016

The Marmite Prize for Painting

The Marmite Prize for Painting is a biennial open submission painting exhibition in the UK and Ireland. UK and international submissions are welcome. Shortlisted artists will participate in the exhibi… Continue Reading The Marmite Prize for Painting

20th March 2016

Foam Talent Call

Foam is an internationally operating organisation in the field of photography,based in the Foam museum in Amsterdam. Foam Magazine is its photography magazine that appears three times a year,each issu… Continue Reading Foam Talent Call

20th March 2016

Art Language Location

Proposals are invited for this year’s Art Language Location (ALL2016),the fifth festival of art,text and place being staged in locations at Anglia Ruskin University and across Cambridge. ALL2016 will… Continue Reading Art Language Location

16th March 2016

Green Festival Commission

Peterborough Environment City Trust is looking to commission six artists (open to all disciplines) to create new works for their annual Green Festival. The artists will work alongside PECT and an Arti… Continue Reading Green Festival Commission

16th March 2016

Art in the Dockyard

Art in the Dockyard invites submissions for The Historic Dockyard Chatham’s annual open art submission competition. Open to emerging and professional artists,the competition will culminate in an exhib… Continue Reading Art in the Dockyard

15th March 2016

Artist Residencies La Box

The École Nationale Supérieure d’Art (National School of Art/ENSA) in Bourges invites applications for residencies for young artists,with the financial backing of the Regional Cultural Affairs Offic… Continue Reading Artist Residencies La Box

15th March 2016

PhD Scholarship on Artist Live / Work Scheme

East Street Arts,Leeds in partnership with the University of Huddersfield are offering a PhD scholarship based on research into artist-led Live/Work space. The aim of Live/Work is to provide good qual… Continue Reading PhD Scholarship on Artist Live / Work Scheme

14th March 2016

Speke Hall Makers Residency

Speke Hall,a National Trust property in South Liverpool,is offering a two month residency for a contemporary maker between June – July 2016.This will culminate in a presentation of new work at Speke H… Continue Reading Speke Hall Makers Residency

14th March 2016

Residency at Triangle Arts Association, New York

Gasworks’ International Fellowships Programme offers UK-based artists the opportunity to undertake a residency at Triangle Arts Association,New York for 2 months. Triangle Arts Association is a NYC ba… Continue Reading Residency at Triangle Arts Association, New York

14th March 2016

Visual Art and Climate Change Commission

As part of an art science research project examining the effectiveness of visual language on perceptions of climate change,Climart in Trondheim,Norway seeks to commission an artist to collaborate with… Continue Reading Visual Art and Climate Change Commission

11th March 2016

Amsterdam Light Festival Call for Concepts

Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists,designers,engineers and architects to submit ideas for artworks to be staged at the festival’s 2016 – 2017 edition. The festival will include two themes which… Continue Reading Amsterdam Light Festival Call for Concepts

11th March 2016

Jerwood/FVU Awards

The Jerwood/FVU Awards are major awards for moving-image artists in the first five years of their practice. The open application programme invites artists to make proposals for new works,two of which… Continue Reading Jerwood/FVU Awards

10th March 2016

British Council Residency Programme at FLORA

FLORA ars+natura is a space for contemporary art in Bogotá,Colombia,that specializes in the relationship between art and nature. Escuela FLORA is its Independent Study Programme. The guest professors—… Continue Reading British Council Residency Programme at FLORA

10th March 2016

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Residency

The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute School of Art Artists-in-Residence Program consists of two emerging artists from different disciplines recruited via an open call to live and work on the MWP… Continue Reading Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Residency

7th March 2016

Nene Park Artist Commissions

Vivacity Culture and Leisure Trust,‘Peterborough Presents’ (the Creative People and Places programme for the city) and Nene Park Trust are seeking to commission five artists to create new temporary ar… Continue Reading Nene Park Artist Commissions

7th March 2016

LIVE WORKS Performance Act Award

Live Works is a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices that contribute to deepening and broadening the idea of performance,following the current evolution of performance and its styles. Nin… Continue Reading LIVE WORKS Performance Act Award

1st March 2016

Call for Exhibition Proposals 2017

The Kunsthalle Exnergasse (KEX) in the WUK Werkstätten- und Kulturhaus in Vienna is a platform and exhibition space for the presentation and realization of contemproary art projects in its different f… Continue Reading Call for Exhibition Proposals 2017

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Interfaces Monthly

Interfaces Monthly is a get-together for people working at the junction of art and technology, organised by the Barbican and The Trampery. Each event includes selected artworks, presentations and disc… Continue Reading Interfaces Monthly