Opportunities

Stanislav Libenský Award 2015

The competition is open to young artists from around the world, recent graduates of bachelor or master degree, who used glass in their final work. A completed online registration form together with photos of the object, CV and abstract of the work must be sent no later than June 30, 2015 midnight CET. The jury […]

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2015/16

The Shape Arts Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary (ARMB), set up in memory of sculptor Adam Reynolds to support mid-career disabled artists, is now open for submissions. This year’s successful recipient will be awarded £5,000 and a three-month residency at The New Art Gallery Walsall in January 2016. The Bursary provides an opportunity for artists to […]

Flora Artist Residency, Wales

As part of the wider flora exhibition project originated by Oriel Davies flora.orieldavies.org we invite professional artists working across any medium from Wales and further afield to apply for a residency taking place at the acclaimed and unique setting of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire from October 2015. We are looking for an artist […]

Call for applications: MAKE 2015

14 November 2015 – 3 January 2016 MAKE is the Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s annual Christmas exhibition celebrating the diversity of contemporary craft. The exhibition focuses on selling handmade, high quality craftsmanship, highlighting one-off, unique pieces alongside small-scale batch production. The exhibition is open to any contemporary craftsperson and designer-maker whose work fits these criteria. […]

Exhibition Opportunity: Outsider Craft

Outsider Craft will showcase UK creativity by artists who define themselves as facing barriers to the art world. Submissions for the open call out are invited from UK-based artists whose work is three or two dimensional and centres around craft processes. The particular focus of this exhibition is to explore the imagination and creativity of […]

Artist / Maker in Residence Wigtown Book Festival

Spring Fling and Wigtown Book Festival are seeking to appoint a visual artist or maker as artist-in-residence for a two-part residency at Wigtown Book Festival 24 September – 5 October 2015 and Spring Fling 28 – 30 May 2016. INTRODUCTION In 1998 Wigtown became Scotland’s National Book Town. Since then this tiny town has been […]

Inches Carr Craft Awards for recent graduates

These are new awards for the advancement of craftwork either undertaken in or associated with Scotland. The first awards will be made in 2016. Up to 4 awards will be made each year. Each award will be £2500. Applicants must have graduated in 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015 from one of: Duncan of Jordanstone College […]

Edinburgh Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards & Emerging Artists Bursaries

City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Creative Scotland, is now offering awards for visual artists and craft makers to develop new work, and for emerging artists to progress their practice. The Visual Artists Award and Craft Makers Award schemes award grants to individual artists/makers living or based in Edinburgh towards costs in developing new […]

Dundee Visual Artists & Craft Makers Awards

In order to support Dundee’s creative practitioners to thrive in the city, Leisure & Culture Dundee with Creative Scotland are offering funding to support Dundee-based visual artists and craft practitioners in their creative and professional development. The Visual Artists Award Scheme (DVAA) is aimed at visual arts practitioners working in the fields of drawing, painting, […]

Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursaries 2015

Each year Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursaries are awarded to ten early career artists working in three dimensions, of any age and nationality, who have been judged to be of outstanding potential. Open to sculptors of any age and nationality, with or without formal training and working in any style or media, the awards […]