Opportunities

  ANCA call for exhibitions proposals 2018


ANCA Gallery is now accepting  proposals for our Autumn 2018 exhibition program.
ANCA gallery presents a quality and varied exhibition program that develops visual arts practice by supporting emerging and established artists in a range of media. ANCA Gallery is an ideal space to present solo or group exhibitions and invites applications from both artists and curators.
The deadline for exhibition proposals is 14 April 2017.

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Broken Hill calls for Artists

Broken Hill City Council (Council), in partnership with Arts NSW, invites interest from suitably experienced local, national and/or international artists to interpret, disrupt, illuminate and activate the City as a ‘Living Museum’ and place with ‘Perfect Light’. This is a vibrant project defined by bold public art that fires the imagination and amplifies a strong sense of identity.

Council will accept quotations from interested artists until 3pm, 26 April, 2017.

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D.I.S.C. the Art is an Art residency for visual artists.

 

For this program we are calling fiber artists; all visual artists who are wishing to gain access to the traditional Indian textile art. To get closer to and express their ideas through textile techniques, materials and concepts.

D.I.S.C. the Art  60 days residency program will start on October 1, 2017 and will end on November 29, 2017. 
 
Full details 
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 1ST May 2017
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Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award

Kate Just with her 2015 WCTA winning work, SAFE BANNER 2014, bricklayer’s yarn, retroflective thread, nylon, cotton, aluminium. Courtesy the artist & Daine Singer Melbourne

Call For EntriesThe Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award is a biennial acquisitive award & exhibition celebrating the diversity and strength of Australia’s textile artistry.
The fifth biennial WCTA will be held in 2017, and each incarnation sees professional Australian artists working in any style of textile media invited to submit an entry for consideration within a competitive selection process. A judging panel consisting of the Wangaratta Art Gallery Director and two respected professionals then selects a shortlist of finalists for the Award exhibition at the Gallery over the winter months.
Full details 
Entries close 10th March 2017 
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Buda Contemporary Textiles Exhibition 2016


Entries are open for the 5th biennial Buda Contemporary Textiles Exhibition. This exhibition supports the work of established and emerging textile artists from across Australia and New Zealand, offering cash prizes. Artists work is jury chosen for entry, and judged by an esteemed panel from the textile industry.There are three award categories including: 
  • Contemporary Textiles - 1st prize $1000 2nd prize $500
  • Arts & Crafts Movement Influence  - 1st prize $1000 2nd prize $500
  • Student / Apprentice Encouragement Award  $300
     
Entries close 5pm Monday 1st August 2016
Please contact Buda on 5472 1032 or email admin@budacastlemaine.org for more information or if you are interested in assisting with this exciting event.

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M16 Artspace's Writer in Residence 2016 - Applications Now Open




Applications due: 5pm Friday 29 April 2016
Successful applicant notified: Tuesday 17 May 2016
Residency dates: August – October 2016

M16’s Writer in Residence Program 2016 is a supported residency for emerging writers with an interest in the arts. It offers an emerging writer the opportunity to develop their writing practice, publish their work, contribute to the critical discussion of Australian contemporary art particularly in Canberra and work closely with a small arts team. This year’s Residency will take place from August until October 2016 at M16 Artspace.
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Past Present Future

In 2016, the LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the LOEWE Craft Prize, an annual international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship. With this forward-looking initiative, LOEWE seeks to recognise uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to innovate will set a new standard for the future of craft. The incentive for the prize goes back to the roots of LOEWE, a leading luxury house that started as a collective of artisans in 1846.

Key Dates · LOEWE Craft Prize 2017
12 April 2016: Entry site opens to submit work
7 Nov. 2016: Submissions close
Feb. 2017: Shortlist of finalists announced
Apr. 2017: Winner announced
May 2017: Exhibition of finalist and winning works in Madrid
About the Craft Prize

In 2016 the LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the LOEWE Craft Prize, an annual international prize recognising an outstanding work of craftsmanship that pairs an original artistic concept with a modern application of traditional methods. The award seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create functional objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that reinterprets existing knowledge to make it relevant today while reflecting its maker’s personal language and distinct hand, the LOEWE FOUNDATION aims to highlight the continuing contribution of craft to the culture of our time.

All entries shouldFall within an area of applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, etc.
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Applications now open!    

Calling textile groups from the Canberra region! 
 The Map Project: Where I Live 
A textile exhibition in 1.5m square format open to fibre art groups of the Canberra region. 14 October – 6 November 2016, opening Friday 14 October 

We all have a connection to a place, a story or memory. In 2016 Belconnen Arts Centre joins with the community in celebrating 50 (+ 50,000) years of Belconnen. The Map Project: Where I Live, will be part of the celebrations. This iteration of The Map Project continues artists’ explorations of the meaning of the place we call home, which began with artist Istra Toner in Croatia in 2013 and has spread to the UK and now Australia.

Textile groups from the ACT and region are invited to respond collaboratively to the concept of: “mapping: where I live;” by exploring ideas of home, place and belonging. Entrants are encouraged to engage playfully, thoughtfully, radically, or somewhere in between. We invite investigation and interpretation of geography, culture, history and community relationships along with the personal perceptions and meanings of living and being at home through the tactile, rich and varied medium of textiles.

Successful entrants in The Map Project: Where I Live will be notified by Friday 9 September 2016 by email.

More information about the Map Project is at http://themapproject13.blogspot.com.au
NB On the entry form, groups interested in sending their work on to future exhibitions must agree to their group contact details being forwarded to Map Project coordinators. 

If you have any questions or require further information please contact Monika McInerney, Creative Program Director on (02) 6173 3304 or monika.mcinerney@belconnenartscentre.com.au.


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Maybe one for the sculptures or a stitched portrait and I know there are some painter/printers in our group



ENTRIES NOW OPEN
$50,000 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

ARTrinsic Inc invites artists from across Australia to enter the 2016 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture.
Artists will be vying for the coveted $50,000 Lester Group Prize, the $7,500 People’s Choice Prize and two $500 art gift vouchers from H.U. Kendall & Co.
Artists are invited to submit portraits of an Australian, or Australians that they respect or admire, or a self portrait. A full list of terms and artists conditions is available via www.blackswanprize.com.au.
Entries close at 5:00pm WST on 22nd July, 2016.
We wish everyone the best of luck with their submissions.

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PIN SIX
Miniature wearable artwork exhibition |
Open to application from professional artists working across Australia
Opening 6pm THURSDAY 30 June and continuing until 10 July 2016

Application deadline: 5pm Wednesday 1 June
Work delivery deadline: 5pm Thursday 23 June
To access the application form and further details CLICK HERE

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 Exhibition Opportunity   
Call for Submissions now Open 

From Friday, April 1, 2016.

DEADLINE: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 12:00 Midnight.

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Three Options for Submitting

Body of Work – Maximum 10 pieces + details.
Individual Pieces – Maximum 10 pieces + details.
Installations – Maximum 10 pieces + details and renderings.

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