Holly Morrison

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Whistleblower Policies for Organisations

Information for organisations about whistleblower protection and policies.

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66th Blake Prize

The Blake Prize is one of Australia’s longest-standing and most prestigious prizes which encourages conversation about religion and spirituality through art. 

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Art & About Sydney 2021

We’re currently looking for big ideas that will temporarily transform public and unusual spaces in the City of Sydney local area. 

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HOME Exhibition Callout

Artists who are seeking asylum or have a refugee background are invited to apply to participate in HOME.

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Head of Sector Development, Australia Council for the Arts

This exciting, newly-created key leadership position will advance the Council's strategic priorities by leading the development of cultural and creative sector activities.

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Manager, Yalanji Arts Centre

Bamanga Bubu Ngadimunku Inc. are seeking an Arts Centre Manager at Yalanji Arts.

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Quick Response Grant, NT Regional Arts

The NTRA Quick Response Grant category supports creativity, innovation, participation, and access to arts and cultural activities which contribute to the sustainable cultural, social and economic capacity, and well being of individuals and community. 

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Germinate Regional Arts Development Fund, Gold Coast

Germinate supports Gold Coast creatives, organisations, collectives and the community in the early stage development of new work, professional development, and collaborations.

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Activate Regional Arts Development Fund, Gold Coast

Activate supports Gold Coast creatives, organisations, collectives and the community to deliver diverse and innovative arts and culture projects and programs.

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Articulate Callout 2020

Articulate is calling for  proposals for projects and exhibitions for our 2020 program. 

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Exhibit with Kingston Arts

Kingston Arts offers three professional galleries for artists to exhibit their work and encourages applications by both emerging and established artists.

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Closed on Monday Callout

If you have an idea that can't be realised in the physical world, we want to hear it!

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MAY SPACE Exhibition Proposals

MAY SPACE welcomes proposals from practicing artists in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Nest Creative Space

Looking for a new studio? The nest is a cultural incubator for artists, makers and innovators! 

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Volunteer at ACP

The Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) is calling for volunteers who have a passion for photography to join our enthusiastic team of volunteers.

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Volunteer at the SUBSTATION

The SUBSTATION volunteers operate primarily in front of house roles, invigilating exhibitions, ushering for performances and assisting with marketing and general administration tasks.

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Exhibit at Frankston Arts Centre

The Frankston Arts Centre has five distinct spaces where you can exhibit your work spanning across Cube 37 and the main Frankston Arts Centre.

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Volunteer at Firstdraft

Firstdraft’s team of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers contribute to a vital community, committed to supporting emerging arts practice.

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Gaffa Gallery Exhibition Proposals

Gaffa takes proposals on an all year round basis, spaces are subject to availability.

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Exhibit at Yarra Sculpture Gallery

We welcome all artists who work in sculpture, installation, sound, spatial and media arts practice.

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Journal for Artistic Research Submissions

We invite submissions to JAR from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that may not usually be conceived of as 'artistic'.

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BlackCat Gallery Exhibition Proposals

BlackCat Gallery is currently seeking proposals for our 2020  exhibition program.  We invite artists, curators and collectives working in all mediums to apply.

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107 Projects Volunteer Program

107 Projects is on the look out for volunteers to help us deliver our diverse creative program.

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Exhibit at Bellevue Gallery

Bellevue Gallery is an artist run gallery and studio space in the heart of Double Bay Village, interested Artists are invited to submit proposals for exhibitions.

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Lismore Regional Gallery Volunteer

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers and experience first-hand our great programs, exhibitions, events and collections.

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ArtAsiaPacific Editorial and Design Internships

ArtAsiaPacific (AAP) is accepting applications for editorial and design internships.

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Tacit Contemporary Art Exhibition Proposals

Tacit Contemporary Art offers eleven exhibition spaces for hire.

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ANCA Studios

Affordable, Professional Studio Space.

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Volunteer SEVENTH Gallery

SEVENTH’s volunteer program provides vital operational, public program and event production support.

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Australian Design Centre Volunteer Program

Are you interested to develop your skills and follow your passion for craft and design?

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Top Floor at Wellington

TOP FLOOR at WELLINGTON is perfect for performance / live art / rehearsal space / natural light photoshoots / ballroom dancing - anything you can imagine and has a spectacular room available to stay.

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NAS Gallery Volunteer

The National Art School Gallery in Darlinghurst, Sydney, is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to work across a variety of areas and provide support for the Gallery’s activities.

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Callout for Exhibition Proposals

Project [504] is currently accepting exhibition proposals. If you’re an artist or a group of artists please feel free to contact us.

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ways - Queer Feminist Art Residency and Rest Space

ways is a house in Gyula, located in eastern Hungary, close to the Romanian border, an art residency and rest space for queer feminist artists. 

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Australian Cultural Fund

The Australian Cultural Fund is a collective funding platform for Australian artists. The fund was established in 2003 to encourage donations to the arts, and is managed by Creative Partnerships Australia.

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Professional Development Fund

The Professional Development Fund grants offer support for professional artists and arts workers in the Northern Territory (NT) to access development opportunities.

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Regional Arts Victoria Quick Response Grant

The Quick Response Grant program has been set up to be responsive to exceptional cultural opportunities that may be on offer to artists or community groups.

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the sweet seat residency

this is an offer of a creative place to work for three months, with some mentorship time with pvi collective.

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BigCi Artist Residency

Artists undertake BigCi residency for an agreed period of time to develop ideas, create new work or to deepen their existing art practice.

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Red Gate Residency

Red Gate Residency is an international artists residency program providing artists, curators, writers, and academics with the opportunity to live and create work in China.

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Rimbun Dahan Artist in Residence

Rimbun Dahan in Malaysia runs a range of artists’ residencies to encourage visual artists, choreographers and other creative individuals to explore and develop their artistic work.

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TransArtists

A database of artist-in-residence opportunities worldwide.

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Arteles Creative Center Residencies

Our residency programs bring together creative minds & professionals from all over the world. Located in the scenic landscapes of Hämeenkyrö, Finland, the residency serves as the perfect platform to explore and expand the boundaries of your art & mind.

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PITCH your great arts idea

Have you a project or a fabulous idea you would like to pitch, for support from Country Arts SA?

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Queensland Arts Showcase Program

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.

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Playing Queensland Fund

The Playing Queensland Fund supports the delivery of performing and visual arts projects that are ready to tour and have demonstrated community interest and confirmed demand.

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QuickstART Loans

Carclew QuickstART loans are no interest commercial loans for individual artists, groups and creative practitioners aged 18 - 26 years.

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The Balnaves Foundation

The Balnaves Foundation supports organisations that aim to create a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts. If your organisation primarily works in one or more of these areas then we would be happy to consider your application.

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Flying Start

Jetstar's Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community.

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Jardin Orange Residency

Jardin Orange (“Orange Garden”) is an artist residency in Shenzhen, China.

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Vermont Studio Center Residency

Each month, VSC welcomes over 50 artists and writers from across the country around the world to our historic campus in northern Vermont.

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Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF)

The Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF) addresses the need to support innovation to strengthen income generating and entrepreneurial capacity in not-for-profit arts and cultural businesses.

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Skopelos Foundation for the Arts Residency

The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts offers residencies for two weeks to two months for ceramists, mixed media artists, painters, printmakers and sculptors from April through November.

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Broken Hill Art Exchange

The Art Exchange is a trans-disciplinary organisation facilitating the arts and other sectors engaging artistic practices. 

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Public Art Commission Elsternwick Park South

Bayside City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from artists to submit preliminary ideas for a public artwork/s that will enhance and respond to the redevelopment of Elsternwick Park (South).  

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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

One of the most prestigious international grants available to emerging figurative artists.

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Swell Sculpture Festival 2020

We invite artist applications for the 18th swell sculpture exhibition to be held along Currumbin beach and walkway on Australia's Gold Coast from September 11-20 2020.

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Shoot Your Local Photographic Competition

This $5000 photographic prize is open to any photographer, professional or amateur, residing in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie or Port Stephens local government areas. 

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Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize

Open to emerging artists for the $5000 Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize.

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Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize

Arts Rutherglen is proud to host its third Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize and would like to extend an invitation to you to submit your works of art for exhibition and sales. 

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A4 Art Australia

This exhibition will showcase A4 sized works by both established and emerging artists and offers all participating artists the opportunity exhibit and sell their art at low entry cost.

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Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

The Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize is an annual prize to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established female artists in Australia.

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Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition

Accepting submissions of medium sized interior sculptures and larger exterior installations, which have been made in Australia for exhibition 1 May - 14 June 2020 in Toorak village shops.

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The Alice Prize

In 2020, the Alice Prize will celebrate its 41st incarnation with the award for the winning artwork of $30,000.

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John Leslie Art Prize

Entries are now open for Australia's favourite landscape painting prize.

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Wyndham Art Prize

The Wyndham Art Prize is a curated show which profiles exceptional local artists, emerging artists, and outstanding established artists.

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Redland Art Gallery Red Box EOI

Redland Art Gallery invites expressions of interest for our new pop-up gallery – RAG Red Box.

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Redland Art Gallery Exhibition Proposals

RAG is now inviting expressions of interest for the 2021-23 exhibition program.

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Copland Foundation Grants

These Copland Foundation Grants fund projects throughout Australia that fall under the umbrella of Alex Copland’s interests, namely the study, management, conservation, acquisition, and interpretation of collections.

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Sturt Craft Centre Artist in Residence

Sturt Craft Centre invites applications from experienced craft practitioners to the Sturt Artist-in-Residence program.

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North Queensland Ceramic Awards

A showcase for both well-known and emerging artists, this competition displays the diversity of ceramic art currently being produced in Australia.

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Lismore Regional Gallery Exhibition Proposals

Are you interested in exhibiting with Lismore Regional Gallery?

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City Library Gallery Exhibitions

The vibrant gallery at City Library is now open for submissions from emerging artists wanting to present a month-long exhibition.

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Millay Colony for the Arts Residency

The Millay Colony for the Arts (USA) offers one-month residencies to six visual artists, writers and composers each month between the months of April and November.

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San Carlos Art Boxes

We're currently seeking applications from artists to present their work in the San Carlos Art-boxes, two wall-mounted lightboxes located just off Main Street, in the heart of Croydon.

Valuing Your Work

Free workshop, 5:30pm - 7:30pm 5 September 2019 at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

Grant Writing Success

Free workshop, 5.30pm - 7.30pm Wednesday 4 September 2019 at Orange Regional Gallery, NSW.

Maria Vamvakinou MP at Arts Day on the Hill launch

Maria Vamvakinou MP's speech, Arts Day on the Hill launch & Inauguration of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts and Culture, 30 July 2019.

What comes after Arts Day on the Hill?

Your personal commitment to build a relationship with an MP.

Tony Burke to artists: “We don’t just respect and appreciate what you do, we need what you do.”

The Hon Tony Burke MP's speech, Arts Day on the Hill launch & Inauguration of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts and Culture, 30 July 2019.

Arts Day on the Hill

Arts Day on the Hill is NAVA’s annual focus on national advocacy development for sustained government engagement with a long-term policy focus. 

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ArtLife - Footscray Community Arts Centre

ArtLife has workshop and mentorships available now – JOIN US

Do you have a disability? Are you interested in the arts? Do you make art?

Arts organisations of the future, Dr Hong-hee Kim

Dr Hong-hee Kim keynote: "In response to rapid changes, what will the arts organisations of the future look like?" Dr Hong-hee Kim is an art historian, curator and critic based in Korea and is currently the Director of Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA). This was recorded at the the Future/Forward Summit on Friday 7 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

Is arts advocacy working? Panel Vernon Ah Kee, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Kelli McCluskey, facilitator Dr Pippa Dickson

The panel session, 'Is arts advocacy working? What roles can/do individuals and organisations play?', includes Vernon Ah Kee, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE and Kelli McCluskey, with Dr Pippa Dickson as facilitator. This session was recorded at NAVA's Future/Forward summit on Friday 7 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

When is censorship justified? Panel Dr Peter Bowden, Julian Burnside AO QC, Associate Professor Robert Nelson, facilitator Dr Zanny Begg

The panel session, When is censorship justified?, includes Dr Peter Bowden, Julian Burnside AO QC and Associate Professor Robert Nelson, with Dr Zanny Begg as facilitator. It was recorded at the Future/Forward summit on Thursday 6 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

Do we live in a borderless world? Professor Nikos Papastergiadis

Professor Nikos Papastergiadis is Director of the Research Unit in Public Cultures and Professor at the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Nikos presented the keynote session 'Do we live in a borderless world?' at NAVA's Future/Forward summit on Thursday 6 November 2014 at Carriageworks, Sydney.

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Accelerated Depreciation for Small Business

Find out how the new accelerated depreciation scheme can benefit you.

Collaborating with Regional Communities

Guidelines & Tools for Regional Arts and Cultural Engagement from Regional Arts Australia.

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Overseas Callouts

What to consider when you have been invited to submit to an overseas award/prize/competition/exhibition.

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Insurance

Find out about what types of insurance you might need in your practice and how they work.

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Tax Assessable Income and Deductions

Find out what are considered tax assessable income and expenses.

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Handover Checklist for NFP Organisations

This checklist from the ATO will assist ARI administrator changeover.

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Ian Potter Cultural Trust Emerging Artist Grants

The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to undertake international professional development opportunities to gain experience, develop networks and learn skills from leaders in their field.

City of Ryde Creativity Strategy

City of Ryde is currently undertaking consultation for a Creativity Strategy.

CLEAR EXPECTATIONS

Guidelines for institutions, galleries and curators working with trans, non-binary and gender diverse artists in Australia.

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​Etiquette for using images on social media

Whether you’re an artist, audience member or organisation, NAVA recommends best practice when posting images of artists’ works on social media.

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Creating New Income Toolkit

Create NSW provide a toolkit with guides and resources to help generate revenue for your creative practice.

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What you need to know about artists' rights

This guide provides information on moral rights and copyright law for organisations working with artists.

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Setting up an Art Trail

What do you need to consider when setting up an art trail? Written by Jill Gientzotis

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Guidelines for limited edition prints

A quick reference guide for artists creating and selling limited edition prints.

ARIs in Australia

A full list of Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) across Australia.

List of Studios & Residencies

A full list of Studios & Residencies across Australia and links to international opportunities.

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Who owns the copyright in a photograph?

This factsheet outlines copyright issues surrounding photographs of artwork.

Crafts Practitioners & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Photographers & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Artists & Copyright

Information sheets provided by Australian Copyright Council.

Debt Recovery - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Copyright Infringement - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Moral Rights Infringement - Letter of Demand Template

Template letter provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Protecting Your Ideas

Information sheet provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Photographer's Model Release Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Commissioning Visual Artwork Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Loan of Artwork for Public Exhibition Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Independent Curator and Exhibition Space Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artwork Consignment for Sale Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Sale of Artwork Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

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Image Reproduction Licence Template for Merchandise

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Public Art Commission Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artist and Gallery Agency Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artist in Residence Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Copyright Licensing Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

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Copyright and Social Media

What you need to know about copyright when posting your images on social media.

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Managing Volunteers

Volunteers and interns can be a great asset to an arts organisation, but finding and managing volunteers requires planning to ensure that the relationship between organisation and volunteer is mutually beneficial.

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What to do if your ABN is cancelled

This guide explains why your ABN may have been cancelled and how you can go about getting it reinstated.

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Media Releases

This factsheet takes you through the top tips for creating a media release for your next exhibition announcement.

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Intellectual Property

This factsheet takes you through the ins and outs of intellectual property rights.

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The Australian Classification Board

Find out how the Australian Classification Board can help classify an artwork that is likely to offend.

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How to Avoid Trouble and How to Deal with it

What you should know about threats to artistic freedom - for artists, galleries and arts workers.

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How do I create a good photograph of my work?

Find out how to best document your work for promotion or submitting in applications.

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How can I get heard?

This Q&A takes you through different ways you can get yourself out there and build your practice and business.

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How do I protect myself when selling on consignment?

Find out how to protect your interests when selling on consignment with a gallery or shop.

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How do I price my artwork?

What to consider when setting a price for your artwork.

*Updated with video and digital media art 2017.

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Should I have an ABN?

Don't have an ABN? Find out how registering can benefit you, your cashflow and your practice.

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Becoming a Sole Trader

This factsheet will take you through the steps to becoming a Sole Trader and business and tax requirements.

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Invoicing Checklist

This checklist will take you through all the requirements for issuing an tax invoice as laid out by the Australian Taxation Office.

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Crowdfunding

This factsheet will introduce you to the possibilities of crowdfunding and help you prepare your campaign.

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Grant Writing

This factsheet will take you through the grant application process and gives you some practical grant writing tips.

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Cashflow Forecast

This template can help you plan your income and expenditure allowing you to budget.

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Steps to a Sponsorship Proposal

This factsheet will guide you through the steps to presenting a sponsorship proposal to a potential sponsor.

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Grant Budgets

This factsheet provides a guide to writing a budget for your grant application and takes you through income and expenditure.

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Who Pays the GST?

This factsheet provides an answer to the complicated question: who pays the GST, the gallery or the artist?

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Glossary of Tax Terms

This factsheet provides definitions for some of the taxation terms you may come across in running your arts practice as a business.

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Tax, Artists, Galleries

Unravelling the tax implications involved when artists sell work directly, on commission or on consignment.

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Public Taxation Ruling

Public Taxation Ruling: carrying on a business as a professional artist and its implications for practicing artists.

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Where There's a Will

This factsheet provides information on estate planning for artists, covering all the options including making a will.

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Sponsorships and Partnerships

This factsheet provides a guide on what to look for in a potential sponsor or partner and how that relationship operates.

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Budgeting for your Business

Learn an essential skill - how to budget for your art practice as a business.

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Awards and Competitions Checklist

An essential checklist for any artist submitting for an award or competition.

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Grant and Support Material Checklist

An essential checklist to read through before submitting your grant application.

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Dealing with Rejection

In this factsheet Mark takes you through his experiences of rejection and how to get back on track with your arts practice.