Category: Call for Artists

Applications Now Open for Gertrude Studios 2018

Gertrude Contemporary is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Gertrude Studio Program. The Gertrude Studio Program has been an integral component of the organisation since its founding over three decades ago. Gertrude has sixteen highly-subsidised artist studios for artists living and working in Melbourne (the studios are not residential), located in our new premises at 21-31 High Street, Preston South. Designed by Fitzroy-based architectural practice Edition Office, the new Gertrude houses two exhibition spaces, sixteen studios, shared communal spaces, workshop facilities and the organisation’s offices. Gertrude invites applications from artists of any generation and working in any medium to express their interest in the two-year program. The program is intended for professional artists working within the breadth of contemporary practice, including installation, video, painting, sculpture, photography, performance and dance. Each year eight artists are invited…

Call for entries | CCP Salon 2017

Australia’s largest open-entry photomedia exhibition and competition, CCP Salon, is back for its 25th year! CCP Salon entries are now open and will remain open until 6pm Friday 3 Nov 2017. CCP Salon is presented by Leica and Ilford and 28 national leaders in the photographic industry. CCP Salon provides an invaluable opportunity for both emerging and established photographers to exhibit their work in a high-profile context. In past years, digital, analogue, video, 3D works and self-published photobooks have filled the walls of CCP and this year we are excited to once again present a diverse snapshot of contemporary Australian practice. Industry professionals will judge all entrants’ work and over $20,000 worth of prizes across 32 categories will be awarded. We are delighted to announce as our 2017 judges: Phillip Virgo, Director, Colour Factory, Hoda Afshar, Artist, Pippa Milne, CCP Curator, Linsey Gosper, CCP Gallery Manager, Non-voting…

Arts Space Wodonga | Application Call Out 2017-2018 Exhibition Program

Applications for the 2018-2019 exhibition program are now open. Arts Space Wodonga is a vibrant and accessible regional gallery in the heart of Wodonga’s cultural precinct. Be a part of Arts Space’s exciting and diverse exhibition program of emerging and professional practising contemporary artists, touring exhibitions and projects in conjunction with cultural organisations. To download an application form or find out more information, visit wodonga.vic.gov.au/arts-space, call (02) 6022 9600 or email artsspace@wodonga.vic.gov.au Applications close Friday, October 13, 2017.

2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper

Calling all Artists – ENTRIES NOW OPEN.   TOTAL PRIZE POOL: $12,000 The Banyule Award for Works on Paper is awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper.  It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning artwork entered into the Banyule Art Collection. The Banyule Art Collection is a contemporary collection of art works by leading and emerging Australian artists, including the likes of John Wolseley, Pat Brassington, Brook Andrew, Daniel Moynihan, John Nixon, and Peter Booth, just to name a few. While it includes a range of media it is distinguished by its collection of works on paper. The Banyule Award for Works on Paper capitalises upon this strength by developing this aspect of the collection further. In 2017, the curatorial theme for Banyule Council’s Arts & Culture Program is ‘water’. Water has helped shape and define Banyule, with the Yarra…

Entries open for this year’s Bowness Photography Prize

Entries are now open for the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize. This year the winner of the prize will take home $30,000 – which is $5,000 more than previous years. For the first time in the history of the prize, Monash Gallery of Art will acquire the winning entry. Established by MGA Foundation in 2006 to promote excellence in photography, the prize is open to any Australian photographer – established or emerging – and all genres of photography are eligible, as long as the work has been produced in the past year. There are no thematic restrictions. The exhibition of finalists also highlights some of the most interesting work being created by Australian photographers today. In this respect, the Bowness Photography Prize has become an important annual survey of contemporary photography in Australia. Previous winners include Valerie Sparks, Joseph McGlennon, Petrina Hicks and Pat Brassington. This year’s judge panel consists of…

Expressions of Interest for exhibitions at Box Hill Community Arts Centre

Box Hill Community Arts Centre are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from artists to exhibit in our light-filled professional gallery in 2018. Located in the award-winning Box Hill Community Arts Centre (BHCAC) building the gallery comes equipped with a hanging system, display cabinets, professional lighting and an adjoining lounge /kitchen area. BHCAC encourages exhibitions that: Promote and support traditional and contemporary art forms Explore new ideas and techniques Support emerging artists Showcase mid-career and established artists’ practice Tell a story, relate a message and encourage conversations around current social community issues Promote social inclusion and cultural diversity Support local, state and interstate artists APPLICATION CLOSE Friday 14 July 2017. For more information and to download the Exhibitions Expressions of Interest form go to http://bhcac.com.au/whats-on/exhibitions/, pick one up in person from the office or phone 9895 8888 to request a copy.

Darebin Art Prize – $10k Acquisitive Art Award –

Calling visual artists across Australia to enter the Darebin Art Prize – $10k Acquisitive Art Award The Gallery Manager of Bundoora Homestead Art Centre Ella Hughes says ‘The Darebin Art Prize presents outstanding contemporary art. The winning work becomes part of the Darebin Art Collection which inspires and connects the Darebin community in an appreciation of the visual arts. The prize pool includes not only $10,000 to the winning work but also a $1,000 People’s Choice Award. Darebin is proud to support the work of living Australian artists. We’re anticipating a competitive process attracting artists from all stages in their career, from emerging to more established artists.’ The judging panel will include David Cross, Professor of Art and Performance at Deakin University, high-profile artist Lou Hubbard and Claire Watson, Curator of Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. The Darebin Art Prize is one…

Box Hill Community Arts Centre Artist in Residence Program 2018

Applications are now open local and international artists for the Box Hill Community Arts Centre (BHCAC) Artist in Residence Program 2017.  Artists can nominate the duration of the residency being from 1 – 12 months from January – December, 2018. UPDATED Applications close 26 June 28th July, 2017. Applications will be accepted from both local and international artists for the BHCAC Artist in Residence Program 2018.  Artists can nominate the duration of the residency being from 1 – 12 months from January – December, 2018. The AIR studio dimensions are 4.3 metres x 3.3 metres – workspace and 4 metres x 3.4 metres – storage area. We also have other art rooms that can be utilised. We are able to accept artists using most types of mediums. BHCAC has a large ceramics studio with three kilns –  2 gas and one electric…

2017 Victorian Craft Awards open for applications

Artists are currently invited to submit entries until Monday 27 March. The Victorian Craft Awards is a biennial event facilitated by Craft Victoria and supported by the state government. Now in its second year, the Victorian Craft Awards present and celebrate excellence in contemporary craft practice. The Awards welcome applications from emerging, mid-career and established craftspeople across the state of Victoria. Applications of individual works and installations utilising craft skills, processes and materials are welcome. Established in 2015, this year the Awards will again select up to 100 artists for a finalists exhibition in June and July 2017. The Victorian Craft Awards have created a new demonstrable standard for excellence within the crafts. The Awards play an essential role in delivering a focused, peer-reviewed opportunity for makers and collectors, and have enabled finalists to leverage new creative and commercial opportunities beyond the scope of the…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | February 3rd 2017

Jobs Australia Curator, MAMA (Albury) – deadline 10th February 2017 Curator, QUT Art Museum – deadline 8th February 2107 International Head Conservator, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu – deadline 12th February 2017 Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Arts and Humanities (Interdisciplinary Role), Duke Kunshan University (China) – 26th March 2017 Basil Gray Curator: Chinese Paintings, Prints and Central Asian Collection, The British Museum – deadline 27th February 2017 Curator of African Arts, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Fowler Museum – deadline 26th February 2017 Funding and Other Opportunities TSummer School 2017: Sensible Objects, Material Engagement, Skilled Expertise (Hosted by: the ERC ARTECHNE project and the Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University, The Netherlands ) – deadline 22nd February 2017 Australian Book Review fellowships – various deadlines Calls for Papers Full Circle: The Medal in Art History (New York, 8-9 September 2017, The Frick Collection) –…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | Friday 27th August 2017

Jobs Australia Associate Lecturer, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Design, University of New South Wales – deadline 28th February 2017 Curator & Visual Arts Co-ordinator, Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial (Sydney) – deadline 10th February 2017 Musuem Digitisation Officers, University of Sydney, Collections Management, Museums & Cultural Engagement – deadline 30th January 2017 International Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Humanities, Zhejiang University – College of Humanities and Social Science – deadline 16th March 2017 Career Development Fellows (3 posts), Birkbeck, University of London – deadline 18th March 2017 Head of Faculty for the Faculty of Art History, New College of the Humanities (London) – deadline 28th February 2017 Public Lead, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand – deadline 10th March 2017 Funding and Prizes Postdoctoral Associateship Program, The Aha Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) (Harvard, 2017-18) (unpaid associate positions) – deadline 1st March 2017 Schulman and Bullard…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 16th December 2016

Jobs Australia Deputy Director, Collection and Exhibitions, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art – deadline January 13, 2017 Manager, Warmun Art Centre, East Kimberley, Western Australia – deadline 16 January 2017 Gallery Coordinator, Warmun Art Centre, East Kimberley, Western Australia – deadline 16 January 2017 Art Centre Manager, Tjala Arts, Amata, APY lands, Central Australia – deadline 1 February 2017 Postdoctoral Fellow with ARC project DP170102796 Art precincts and cultural participation in networked public space, University of Melbourne – deadline 3rd January 2017 Education Coordinator, The National Gallery of Australia – deadline 19th January 2017 Registrar, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), Launceston, Tasmania – deadline 20th January 2017 Visual Arts and Design Collection Officer, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), Launceston, Tasmania – deadline 20th January 2017 Marketing Manager (0.4) and an Exhibition Manager and Program Producer (0.8), Experimenta – deadline 20th…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 9th December 2016

Jobs Australia Head of Collections & Exhibition Management, Arts Centre Melbourne – deadline 8th January 2016 Lecturer (Art History and Curating), Monash University – deadline 1st February 2017 Collection System Officer, The National Gallery of Australia – deadline 16th December 2016 Business Manager, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) – deadline 9th January 2016 Communications Manager, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) – deadline 9th January 2016 Principal Curator, History, Industry and Technology, Queensland Museum – deadline 16th January 2017 Senior Collections Manager, Collections Management, Museums & Cultural Engagement, University of Sydney – deadline 13th December 2016 Visual Arts and Design – Curator, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston – deadline 20th January 2017 Exhibitions Curator, New Beginnings: Refugee Arts & Culture Festival (based in Sydney) – deadline 20th January 2017 Principal Curator, Indigenous Collections, Queensland Museum – deadline 16th January 2017 Marketing and…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 25th November 2016

Jobs Australia Gallery Director Bunjil Place, City of Casey (Melbourne) – position open until filled Curator, Rockhampton Art Gallery – deadline 8th January 2016 Senior Lecturer, Ceramics, School of Art, ANU – deadline 27th November 2016 Visual Arts Educator, Shepparton Art Museum – deadline 2nd December 2016 International Lecturer in Art History (Modern and Contemporary Art) (Teaching-Focused), The University of Manchester – deadline 29th November 2016 Funding Library Fellowships (on primary source material within the special collections in Palace Green Library and/or Durham Cathedral), Durham University – Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies – deadline 15th January 2016 Calls for Papers Senses, Emotions and the Affective Turn – Recent Perspectives and New Challenges in Cultural History (26-29 June 2017,Umeå, Sweden) – deadline 19th December 2016 Urban Heritage Activism (Berlin, 16-17 Mar 17) (multi-disciplinary conference and exhibition aimed at multidisciplinary…

Call for Proposals | Science Gallery Melbourne – Blood

The new Science Gallery Melbourne has put out its first call for projects by artists, scientists, local residents and innovators that match Science Gallery’s three core aims: to Connect, Participate, and Surprise, and that are relevant to our core target audience of 15-25 year olds. Open for submissions from – 14th November 2016, 9:30am GMT to 8th January 2017, 5:00pm GMT Keywords: taboo, stigma, giving, identity, health, sport More information on their website: https://opencall.sciencegallery.com/ A SCIENCE GALLERY LONDON AND SCIENCE GALLERY MELBOURNE SEASON BLOOD is the first cross-network season for Science Gallery, inspired by the original exhibition BLOOD: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED at Science Gallery Dublin in 2015. Blood is essential for life, both medically and metaphorically. From ritual to research, artistic medium to biological fluid, the 2017 BLOOD season will evoke ideas that provoke and challenge, engage and entice. Crossing continents and connecting London and Melbourne through a…