blacktown city art exhibition -blacktown, nsw
Artists are invited to submit artworks for selection and judging in the fourteenth Blacktown City Art Exhibition. It features four official sections – Painting, Watercolour, Works on Paper and Sculpture. Prizes include Indigenous Artist, Local Artist, Youth Art, Environmental Art and a First Prize for each official section. Deadline: 4:30pm Tuesday 18 August 2009. Phone: 02 9839 6558. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.artscentre.blacktown.nsw.gov.au
whyalla art prize 2009 – sa
In 1972, the Whyalla Art Prize was established by the Whyalla Arts Council. They Whyalla Art Prize and the country Arts SA/ OneSteel SA Youth Awards represent a major commitment by the region in bringing contemporary visual arts practice to Whyalla. Open to all Australian artists (citizens or residents for at least 12 months) Deadline: 5pm Friday 28 August 2009. Prize: $25,000. Phone: 08 8444 0400 Email: email@example.com, www.countryarts.org.au
7th annual bellingen art prize – bellingen, nsw
Held at the Memorial Hall, Hyde Street, Bellingen, NSW.
Gala Opening Night and Presentation on Friday, 2nd October at 5.30pm, entry is $10. Categories include works on paper, painting, 3D, photographic, digital, Members Prize and People’s Choice. Entries close Friday 28 August 2009. Please see entry form on www.bellingen.com/artscouncil
exhibition space available 2010 – brisbane, qld
Calling local artists to submit artwork for the opportunity to exhibit during 2010 at Brisbane Square Library. Artists are required to submit a proposal for approval. Artwork can be in any medium. Applications close 4 September 2009. For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
exhibition space available 2010 – brisbane, qld
Calling young local artists (under 25 years) to submit artwork for the opportunity to exhibit during 2010 at Brisbane Square Library. Artists are required to submit a proposal for approval. Artwork can be in any medium. Applications close 4 September 2009. For further information contact: email@example.com
call for expressions of interest – townsville, qld
On behalf of QR Limited, the Public Art Unit, Project Services, is calling for Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified artists to design and install public artworks as part of the Ceremonial Avenue located in the heart of Townsville. Artwork Opportunity #1: 2D artwork integrated into approx 56m2 of pavement reflecting the history of the Great Northern Railway (GNR). Artwork Opportunity #2: 2D artwork integrated into approx 126m2 of pavement reflecting the history of towns/major stations along the GNR. Artwork Opportunity #3: Highly visible 3D artwork celebrating the achievements of the GNR over the past 120 years. Artists with an interest in Public Art are invited to apply. To receive a copy of the Expression of Interest Package, please call Angeline Smith on (07) 3235 4066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org This project has received financial assistance through Arts Queensland from art+place, the Queensland Government’s Public Art Fund. Submissions must be received by 12 noon on Monday, 17 August 2009.
call for artists – brisbane northside, qld
Shorncliffe Pottery Club at Sandgate PCYC is seeking submissions by original artists to display work at our annual exhibition Expressions 09 at Sandgate Town Hall on the 16th and 17th of October. The show will include Wall Hung Art (including painting, printmaking, drawing, etc), Functional Art, Sculpture, Photography, Jewellery and Accessories, across all mediums. For enquiries or an entry form please contact Cheryl Ryan on 07 3269 5816 or email email@example.com
national mentoring program for young and emerging artists – nationalThe Australia Council’s new national mentoring program for young and emerging artists, 'JUMP' brings the latest generation of artists across the country together with arts organisations and more established artists. 'JUMP' offers 30 young artists each year, a ten month mentoring partnership to build their professional skills, develop their arts practice in a chosen artform and create opportunities to collaborate across other artforms. Youth Arts Queensland will be open for applications from artists in September 2009. For more information on 'JUMP' contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
opportunities – brisbane, qld
Anyone out there that is interested in getting more professional experience in film and post production, theatre production, and theatre for young people; we are regularly involved in filming, editing and working with schools and can provide work experience opportunities. Contact us through info(at)markwellpresents.com
taipei’s arts-in-residence program – national
As creativity core centers, Taipei Artist Village located in city central and Grass Mountain Artist Village situated in the Yangmingshan National Park will continue the open call for 2010 projects in arts & culture, creative industry and interdisciplinary & business-arts collaboration for both international and local artists. For all the information, visit www.artistvillage.org/en_artist_apply
Application deadline extended till 20 August 2009.
safe fund – brisbane, qld
Access Arts support emerging and professional artists experiencing disability or disadvantage. The SAFE Fund provides timely, one-off funding of up to $1,000 for scholarships, grants or no interest loans throughout the year to help artists with equipment, training opportunities or mentoring costs to enable them to develop and pursue a successful career. Further information can be obtained from Emma Bennison on 07 3358 6200 or emma(at)accessarts.org.au
the queensland-smithsonian fellowship program – brisbane, qld
The Program seeks to foster an interchange of knowledge and skills between Queensland organisations and the Smithsonian. Up to three Fellowships will be awarded in 2009. The duration of a Fellowship is for a period of 13 to 26 weeks with a maximum award of $30,000. Detailed info: science.qld.gov.au For further information, please contact Peter Blondell on 07 3234 1632 or by email at Peter.Blondell(at)premiers.qld.gov.au Applications are now open and close at 5pm on Friday 14 August 2009.
janet holmes à court artists' grant – national
This grant provides assistance towards the costs of public presentation of visual arts, craft and design. This can include, but is not limited to, framing, media releases, media photographs, advertising, space rental, installation costs, promotional printing, mail outs, documentation, freight, travel, equipment rental, insurance, technical assistance and opening costs. Amounts available are: $500 for individuals and $1,000 for groups. More info:http:// www.visualarts.net.au/grantsprizes/vcagswww.visualarts.net.au/grantsprizes/vcags Application Deadlines for exhibitions in Nov, Dec, Jan – Deadline: August 15.
anat – professional development travel grant- national
The Australian Network for Art and Technology provide a quick response funds of up to $3,000 for Australian media arts practitioners (resident in Australia) to attend national and international events. For all the info, visit anat.org.au/grants/professional_development_travel_grants. The closing date for each round is the last day of every month (except for December when there is no funding round), with applicants notified by the 14th day of the next month.
independent art and design market – brisbane, qld
The finders keepers market is a new independent art and design market launching in Brisbane later this year. The market has been running markets in Sydney and they are regarded as one of the best design & art markets for independent emerging designers, artists & musicians. We are looking for talented locals to apply to be stall holders. For further information visit www.thefinderskeepers.com
2010 adelaide fringe poster competition – adelaide, sa
The 2010 Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition is now open and you are invited to enter. The winner will score a trip for 2 to Vietnam and have their image plastered everywhere. For the inside scoop and previous posters, photos and the design brief visit www.fringefever.com.au Entries close 5pm, Thursday 10 September 2009.
calling all inventors – brisbane, qld
Designers, sculptors and innovators have the opportunity to present their creations at the Invention Lounge at Judith Wright Artists who have a project, invention or musical mechanism to share. Email an image and expression of interest to email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org Monday 10 August.
tiger translate 2009 global showcase – sydney, nsw
Tiger Beer is on the hunt for Australia’s hottest creative talents to participate in the much-anticipated Tiger Translate 2009 Global Showcase in Sydney this October. The first time ever to be held in Australia, this world-renowned event and creative showcase will offer Australia’s best emerging artists a unique opportunity to showcase their artwork on a global platform alongside other international artists’ work. For further information contact email@example.com or visit www.tigertranslate.com Applications close 31 August 2009.
call for artists – brisbane, qld
VegaSpray.com, a new online art space for the emerging contemporary arts in Brisbane is currently calling for artists to display their work and artist information on the site. It’s a place for emerging artists to display their work as a means for exposure, promotion, networking, and to utilize a virtual art space to continue creating and developing a fine arts practice. The website will stand alone as a contemporary Brisbane Arts website dedicated to the promotion and development of the Emerging Art in Brisbane. For a submission form, visit vegasspray.com
brisbane artists academe scholarship exhibition – brisbane, qld
The Brisbane Artists Academe Scholarships for 2010 have announced an Annual Exhibition to be held in December 2009. Total prize value $5500. Two categories: Beginner/Intermediate and Advanced/Professional + People’s Choice Award. To be judged by Penelope Gilbert-Ng, Graham W. Smith & Krisstie Byrnne. Entries close 31 October 2009. For further information contact Krisstie 0402 342 421 visit brisbaneartworkshops.com.au
call for artists – brisbane, qld
Bari is on again scheduled for October 2009. if you are a artist keen to exhibit your work as part of this unique Brisbane Festival contact Jugglers Art Space Inc. ARI's currently involved: Jugglers, Kiln, Flipbook, the fort inc & love love studios. The festival will showcase emerging to mid career artists in Artist Run Initiative spaces in Brisbane over a week with workshops forums and exhibition openings making it a not to be missed event. For further information contact
Jugglers 07 32 522 552 firstname.lastname@example.org
call for applications – brisbane, qld
Metro Arts is inviting all artists to submit proposals to be part of the Galleries Program 2010 and Artist in Residence Program 2010. Applications close 5pm 25 September 2009. For further information and to download an application pack visit www.metroarts.com.au
call for artists – national
Would you like your creative output exposed to 10, 000 people per day? Artisanis currently inviting individual designers, artists, craft practioners, groups and curators to submit applications for the 2010 Ivory 24/7 exhibition program. Applications close 31 October 2009. For further information contact Gabriella – email@example.com visit www.artisan.org.au
call for proposals – europe / international
Call for proposals and artistical/curatorial ideas for Europe wide festival dedicated to hot issues and bold art forms? In 2010, it is for the very first time that such a festival takes place simultaneously in a variety of European countries. Submissions close 9 September 2009. For further information visit www.vaga.co.uk