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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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  …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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” …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

28th February 2017

Mark Tanner Sculpture Award

The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award offers a combination of financial support towards the production of new work and a solo exhibition to an emerging sculptor. The financial award to assist in the product …

28th February 2017

Creekside Open

The Creekside Open 2017 is a visual arts open competition run by the Art in Perpetuity Trust. Work for two exhibitions will be independently selected from one anonymous submission. Both exhibitions wi …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

10th February 2017

Frieze Artist Award

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

10th February 2017

AaBKC Residency

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

10th February 2017

A Global State Of Pareidolia Praksis Residency

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

10th February 2017

East Street Public Art Commission

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

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 …

6th February 2017

Guest Artist at Art City

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

6th February 2017

Intermedia Gallery

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

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 …

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 …

31st January 2017

British School at Rome Fellowships

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

31st January 2017

Amsterdam Light Festival

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

29th January 2017

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize

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

27th January 2017

McKinney International Art and Design Residency

The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency is open to artists at all le …

27th January 2017

Groundwork Residency

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

27th January 2017

Institute of Imagination Commission

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

27th January 2017

Dublin City Gallery Commission

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

23rd January 2017

Hospitalfield Residencies

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

23rd January 2017

Ridges & Furrows Public Art Commission

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

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  …

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 …

15th January 2017

Roman J. Witt Residency

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 …

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 …

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. …

11th January 2017

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

6th January 2017

Royal British Society of Sculptors Public Art Award

The Royal British Society of Sculptors announce that the 2017 [email protected]: Public Art Award is now open for entries, providing an opportunity for sculptors to extend their practice into competing for pu …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

19th December 2016

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.  …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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  …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

23rd May 2016

COLLIDE International Award

[email protected] 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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— …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Open deadline

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 …