more prizes, grants, funding, and free exhibitions

17 03 2011

 Craft Victoria – deadline for exhibition proposals is 31 March 2011

Craft Victoria promotes contemporary craft and design. Their exhibition program provides professional opportunities and support for emerging and established artists. They support projects that reflect innovative work; demonstrate new ideas and techniques, whilst extending critical debates. Their program also provides opportunities for externally curated exhibitions. Craft Victoria fosters creativity and experimentation to a local, national and international audience.

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This is Not Art – submission close 31 March 2011

 This is Not Art is a supercharged convergence of writers, performers, thinkers, independent and industry musicians, creative researchers, electronic artists, dilettantes, and DIY culture makers in a showcase featuring over 400 local, national and international artists.

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Rhizome Grants – deadline for applications is 14 April 2011

Rhizome award grants to emerging artists for creation of new media art. By new media art, they mean projects that creatively engage new and networked technologies and works that reflect on the broader social and political impact of these tools and media in a variety of forms. Rhizome defines emerging artist as artists who exhibit great potential yet are not fully recognized within their field. Commissioned works can take the final form of web-based works, works that engage mobile platforms, performance, video, installation or sound art. Projects can be made for the context of the gallery, the public, the web or networked devices. Rhizome Commissions awards generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.

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Creative Industries’ Career Fund – deadline for applications is 15 April 2011

As part of the Cultural Fund, Copyright Agency Limited allocates $100,000 a year to support individual Australian creators and those involved in the creative industries who wish to develop their skills and take their careers to the next level. Applicants can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to undertake training, travel or other activities that will enhance their careers.

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Artsite – Submissions close 30 June 2011

Submissions are invited from Local Artists living in the Inner West of Sydney for consideration for inclusion in the inaugural “The Cats Pyjamas” Exhibition at Artsite Gallery in 2011.

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