AD Opportunities Online

Opportunities to keep your creative juices flowing in the age of social distancing.

We've compiled a list of things to pull your creativity through the age of social distancing.

This is a tough time and we want you to remind you that it's ok to be gentle with yourself, take time out, rest and that it's ok for you to have a break and do nothing at all. 

Awards, Grants & Prizes

Create NSW, Small Project Grants (Quick Response)

Small Project Grants support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development or promotion for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers.

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Lake Art Prize 2020: Deadline - October 23, 11:59pm

The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie is thrilled to announce the Lake Art Prize, a new biennial National Acquisitive Prize for Contemporary Australian Art - valued at $25,000.

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Inner West Council Arts Projects Grants: Deadline 25 October, 11:59pm

Arts Projects Grants of up to $10,000 available for not-for-profit arts organisations creating or presenting new work

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Inner West Council Individual Artist Grants: Deadline - 25 October, 11:59pm

Individual Artist Grants of up to $5,000 available for practicing individual artists or groups of artists

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MATCH Lab, Creative Partnerships Australia: Deadline - 29 October, 11:59pm.

Creative Partnerships Australia's MATCH Lab builds fundraising skills and provides dollar-for-dollar matched funding for fundraising campaigns.

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Australian Street Art Awards: Deadline 2 November.

The Australian Street Art Awards expand the appeal of Australian towns, regions and destinations that have invested in publicly-accessible art.

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The Dreaming Award: Deadline - 7 December, 3pm.

The Dreaming Award was established in 2012 to support an inspirational young First Nations artist aged 18-30 years to create a major body of work through mentoring and partnerships.

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Ramsay Art Prize 2021: Deadline 11 December, 11:59pm

Held every two years, the $100,000 acquisitive prize invites submissions of new or recent work by Australian artists under the age of 40 working in any medium, including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation and time-based art.

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The Awesome Foundation Grants: Deadline 31 December, 11:59pm

The Awesome Foundation is a global network of micro-giving chapters that give $1000 of their own money every month to awesome projects.

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The Glover Prize 202: Deadline - 22 January, 6pm

The $50,000 Glover Prize is awarded for an artwork which reflects the unique landscape of Tasmania.

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Education and Workshops

COVID-19 Support: Fee-Free Courses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.

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Creative Developer/ Director's Assistant

You will work in Sydney as part of the in-house creative team, which is responsible for the output of industry leading treatments. Finch works with leading directors based in Australia and New Zealand.

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Call Outs and Commissions

Call Out: Artists For COVID-19 Initiative

Calling all Artists! Cream Town is an initiative born out of COVID-19's lockdown, helping artists sell their work online as a collective.

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Submit to Voiceworks: Deadline - 25 October, 11:59pm

Artists and writers under the age of 25 can now submit to Voiceworks issue #121 'Root'!

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Gallery Lane Cove Sculpture Plinth: Deadline - December 31, 11:59pm

Gallery Lane Cove is seeking artists producing 3D work to exhibit in our Sculpture Plinth, located in the heart of Lane Cove for a minimal exhibition fee of $20 per week!

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Fellowships, Scholarships and Residencies

Open Call for the 7th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency: Deadline - February 9 11:59pm

In this pandemic year, with travel on hold for everyone's safety, our residency in our departed co-founder Crystal's honor is transforming into online fellowship and distributed residency around the theme "Mediated."

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Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative 2019-21: Deadline - 6 April, 11:59pm

The Australia Council for the Arts is offering six grants of $30,000 in each Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative round.

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Being _ Together Online

Being _ Together Online is Arc AD, Kudos Gallery and AD Space’s digital program to keep you critical, creative, social and supported while we embrace from a distance. It's about un-learning, being better and working through our brave new wURLd together.

We are together online.

Arc at Art & Design

H:Office open 10am - 4pm

A:Ground Floor D Block, Greens Rd, Paddington NSW 2021, UNSW Art & Design

Kudos Gallery

H:11:00am - 4:00pm via appointment

A:6 Napier St, Paddington NSW 2021

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H:Gallery closed until further notice

A:EG01, Ground Floor E block, Greens Rd, Paddington NSW 2021, UNSW Art & Design.