ARTIST E-BULLETIN – JUNE

Posted on: June 9th, 2015

EOI OPEN – GREEN SQUARE PUBLIC ART TENDER
CITY OF SYDNEY – CITY ART

Invitation to artists: Public Art for Green Square – The Connecting Project

The City of Sydney is seeking bold concepts for public art at Green Square and invites artists or artist lead multi-disciplinary teams to submit concept proposals for the Connecting Project. This call out represents a major public art opportunity in one of Sydney’s largest urban renewal projects.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 11am, 28 July 2015

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES – BASIL SELLERS ART PRIZE
THE IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART – UNI OF MELB

The Basil Sellers Art Prize invites artists to tackle an Australian obsession—sport. It offers artists an opportunity to be part of a major exhibition at the Potter and a chance to win the $100,000 acquisitive prize, the $5,000 People’s Choice award and the Basil Sellers Creative Fellowship at the National Sports Museum. All entrants participating in the finalists’ exhibition will receive a participation fee of $3,000.

There are no restrictions on medium or approach. Sport is an integral part of Australian society and this prize encourages artists to embrace this national tradition.

The fifth Basil Sellers Art Prize will be awarded in July 2016, in conjunction with a nationally promoted exhibition of finalists’ work at the Potter. 

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 June 2015

  

APPLICATIONS OPEN
INCINERATOR GALLERY – ARTIUM AND GARDEN SPACES

Applications to exhibit in the Atrium or Garden spaces in 2016 will open 1 June.

We’re after artists or curators to exhibit in our Atrium or Garden spaces in 2016.

Both areas are positioned for sculpture, spatial practices or any work that suits either space.

Successful applicants receive the following per show:

  • The space free of charge
  • A $1,000 bursary
  • Exhibition signage
  • Support in exhibition design, technical assistance, marketing and publicity
  • An official opening alongside other exhibitions

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 June 2015

  

APPLICATIONS OPEN – 2015 BEIJING STUDIO PROGRAM
4A

4A’s Beijing Studio Program is a unique initiative that sees two early career Australian artists embark on a month-long residency in September 2015 at the studios of renowned Chinese Australian artist, Shen Shaomin. The program provides a valuable opportunity for artists to research new projects in rich cultural surroundings, build professional networks and observe the changes taking place in one of the most important cities in the Asian region.

On return to Australia artists will be invited to present their experiences in a public forum and make a proposal for an exhibition at 4A. If successful they will be mentored by 4A in the development of an exhibition in 2016.

The program covers airfares, accommodation, daily meals, travel/medical insurance and a small stipend. 4A also provides ongoing professional mentorship, cross-cultural exchange and access to 4A’s networks across China.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 19 June 2015

 

APPLICATIONS OPEN – ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM
CENTRE INTERNATIONAL DES RÉCOLLETS (PARIS) 

2016 Centre International des Récolle artist-in-residence program

Apply for the 2016 program of foreign artists’ residencies at the Centre International des Récollets in Paris.

The residencies are for established writers and artists in the fields of visual and performing arts who have already achieved international recognition. Applicants are selected by a consultative committee, on the basis of the project that they wish to develop in Paris during their residence. This project should be carried out in partnership with a specified structure, company, artist, or well-known cultural or artistic leader in Paris or surrounding area.

Successful candidates will be accommodated at the Récollets building in the centre of Paris.

Residency period: 3 months
Financial support: 1500 euros per month

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 17 June 2015

 

FREEDOM FOUNDATION TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

Each year 4 x $5,000 scholarships are awarded to emerging artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to:

• undertake formal study or

• undertake a residency or mentorship (planned program with a professional artist) or

• undertake informal study for a planned research project.

Funding Available: Individual applicants are eligible to apply for funding of up to $5000 + GST.
Important Dates: Applications close on midnight Saturday 20 June 2015.

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