Opportunities in your community

Opportunities in the wider art and design community. From Grants and prizes, to residencies and employment we've got you covered ;)

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

RISE Fund (organisations only)

The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations to assist in the presentation of cultural and creative projects, activities and events...

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2022 Mosman Youth Art Prize: Entries Close May 3, 6 PM

The Mosman Youth Art Prize exhibition features the diverse talents of the country’s young, aspiring and emerging artists and offers them the opportunity to exhibit their work in a public art gallery. Young artists aged between 12 – 21 submit artworks in a

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Education and Workshops

outloud: Online Open Studios; 4.00-5.30 Tuesdays

Meet with outloud for an hour(ish) of artistic power. Bring your ideas or chat through and get feedback, connect with emerging and established artists, get help on applications, grants and marketing.

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Employment & Volunteering

Biennale of Sydney: Callouts for Volunteers

Volunteers play a vital role in the day-to-day activities of the Biennale of Sydney. BOS is on the lookout for volunteers with a strong commitment to customer service and a willingness to enhance their knowledge of arts and culture. Apply now.

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National Art School: Digitising the Art and Archive Collection: Applications Close July 6

The National Art School Archive and Collection team are looking for Digitisation Volunteers to help photograph and record our collections and to help us build upon the information we have in our museum database.

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Call Outs and Commissions

Sydney University Library LGBTQIA+ Project: Applications close April 19

The University of Sydney Libraries will be undertaking a project in 2022 to commission an artwork via a competitive expression of interest process.

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City of Ryde Creative Register

The City of Ryde Creative Register is used by Council to program local creatives in events and projects, share expressions of interest for artistic opportunities and facilitate sector networking

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Firstdraft First Peoples Curators Program

The First Peoples Curators Program supports an emerging Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander curator with new skills, professional presentation and development opportunities, and access to key industry networks.

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Canada Bay Environmental Themed Public Artwork: Applications close April 19

A new streetscape is being created in Drummoyne, Sydney. The City of Canada Bay is seeking to deliver public art as part of the Drummoyne Shared Spaces project that will reflect the local environment in the new public space

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The Other Art Fair: Callout for independant artists: Applications close April 17th

We’re excited to announce that The Other Art Fair, long recognised as the leading platform for independent artists to sell their work, is returning to Sydney and Melbourne for 2022 and we want you to apply!

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Fellowships, Scholarships and Residencies

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