The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

Holly Morrison

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Mordant Family/Australia Council Affiliated Fellowship

The Australia Council invites expressions of interest from Australian visual artists who wish to develop their practice and networks in Europe at the American Academy in Rome.

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Brisbane City Council Temporary Art Program

Council invites all artists, producers, creative collectives and cultural organisations to submit a proposal to develop and deliver up to eight temporary activations across Brisbane’s Local Government area in 2019.

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Volunteer for major Carriageworks exhibition

Roomies Arts is inviting artists with disability and those with psycho-social concerns to become volunteer invigilators for a major art installation at Carriageworks – Nick Cave: Until between 23 November 2018 and 3 March 2019.

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Creative Industries Officer

This is an exciting role created to position the City of Port Phillip as the destination of choice for creative enterprises to do business. 

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Media and Public Affairs Officer

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Media and Public Affairs Officer who will support the development and implementation of public relation campaigns, while providing exceptional administrative support to the Media and Public Affairs department.

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Maiwar 2019-20

Brisbane City Council is seeking proposals from producers, creative collectives and cultural organisations for the development and delivery of Maiwar, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary art program.

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Shepparton Art Museum Business Services Manager

An exciting position exists for a Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) Business Manager.  This is a new position for the new Shepparton Art Museum and the ongoing structure of new SAM.

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Shepparton Art Museum Transition Manager

An exciting position exists for a Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) Transition Manager. This is a new position for the new Shepparton Art Museum Project and the ongoing structure of new SAM.             

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Events and Operations Manager, Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre

The Events and Operations Manager has overall responsibility for leadership, programming, communications, site management and deploying the human, financial and cultural resources of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre.  

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Linden Postcard Show

Entries are now open for the Linden Postcard Show 2018-19! This year's iconic Linden Postcard Show is back home in St Kilda.

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Wellington St Projects Exhibition Callout

Applications for the first half of 2019 are currently open!  We welcome proposals of all types from curators, groups, and individuals.

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Exhibit at Off the Kerb in 2019

Off the Kerb is accepting proposals for January - June 2019.

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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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Apply to exhibit at The Bridge Projection Space

The Bridge Projection Space converts a disused, third-story walk bridge located at the Kingston City Hall into a dedicated space for projection art and short-film. 

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DISPOSABLE Exhibition at Science Gallery Melbourne

We are on the hunt for transdisciplinary, interactive and hybrid works to be part of our 2019 festival season program, which will include outdoor installations, pop-up gallery exhibits, performances, experiments and workshops.

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Join the Flying Arts Touring Team 2019

Our Touring Team is our first point of call if a client approaches us to arrange a workshop or project on their behalf.

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International Market Adviser - North Asia, Australia Council for the Arts

We have an exciting career opportunity for an arts professional to join our International Development team to support the delivery of our International Arts Strategy in North Asia.

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International Market Adviser - Southeast Asia, Australia Council of the Arts

We have an exciting career opportunity for an arts professional to join our International Development team to support the delivery of our International Arts Strategy in Southeast Asia.

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Vida Lahey Memorial Travelling Scholarship

Calling all emerging artists and Australian art history graduates – apply now for a chance to develop your skills and create a new universe of experiences with a $40 000 travel scholarship.

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Sawtooth Exhibition Call Out

Applications are open for the February - June 2019 Artistic Program at Sawtooth ARI!

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Interim Director, Penrith Regional Gallery

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is seeking an experienced manager for a temporary but critical senior role during a review and recruitment period. 

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Artstate Volunteers

We are looking for a bunch of amazing volunteers who are interested in helping out as Artstate volunteers during the event in Bathurst in November.

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Franklin River Picnic Area Commission

This commission is an opportunity for an artist to create an artwork that creatively interprets an iconic wilderness story.

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Cambridge Production Centre Commission

This commission provides a unique opportunity for artists or designers to create artwork that will be applied onto two delivery vehicles used to transport patient meals from the Cambridge Production Centre to the Royal Hobart Hospital.

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Firstdraft Directors’ callout 2019-2020

The Firstdraft Board of Directors is made up of a diverse range of artists, writers, curators and arts administrators, whose skills and knowledge are key to realising the success of its vision.

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Events and Administrative Assistant

You are an adaptable and organised self-starter who is looking for the next step in your career with a unique organisation.

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Emerging Arts Professionals Program, Venice Biennale 2019

The Emerging Arts Professionals Program provides opportunities for individuals working across the visual arts sector to gain experience of the Venice Biennale and the Australia Council’s Venice Biennale 2019 project.

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Lesley Hall Arts and Disability Scholarship

The Lesley Hall Arts and Disability Scholarship is an annual scholarship offered by Arts Access Victoria (AAV) which recognises the power of the arts to influence social change.

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Outside In 2019 at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane and Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital

We are seeking artists for Outside In 2019 - art exhibitions that transform the hospital environment at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane and Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital.

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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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Blue Mountains Portraits Exhibition

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is bringing back the popular Blue Mountains Portraits exhibition in 2019, celebrating the many faces of the Blue Mountains community. 

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Senior Curatorial Officer - Oral History, NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) Curatorial section is looking for a dynamic, creative and experienced Curator to shape and deliver our Oral History collection in accordance with curatorial policy and practices.  

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Woollahra Artist in Residence Program

The 2019 Woollahra Artist in Residence Program is now calling for artists.

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Manager, Finance & Operations, Carclew

Carclew is seeking a part time Manager of Finance & Operations.

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MAY SPACE Proposals

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

Outsider Artists Exhibition

People with disabilities are involved in all aspects of the artistic process, being directly involved gives a sense of empowerment and control over how they are perceived.

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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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13th Arte LAGUNA PRIZE

international art award | free theme | open to all

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Artbank Emerging Curator

Artbank’s emerging curator initiative seeks to support an emerging curatorial practitioner through mentorship and support – resulting in an exhibition outcome. 

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Arts Activities

Artists can apply for funding up to $5,000 at any time of the year, giving them access to support for their arts practice when they need it. Artists can also apply for funding of Up to $50,000, with two rounds each year.

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Sculpture at Scenic World

Submissions are now open for the eighth annual Sculpture at Scenic World exhibition, with an increased prize pool totalling over $30,000. 

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Art, Not Apart

On Saturday 16 March 2019, a site-specific arts festival in Canberra will fill the soulless void left

by indifference and inaction.

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Ian Potter Moving Image Commission

ACMI and The Ian Potter Cultural Trust are calling for submissions from practicing Australian artists for the 2020 Ian Potter Moving Image Commission. 

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Taiwanese Arts Residency with TNUA/KdMoFA

Graduates and current students of RMIT School of Art are invited to undertake a residency from September to October 2019 in Taiwan.

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LOEWE Craft Prize

The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. 

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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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Artist’s Book Residency Grant

The Artist’s Book Grant is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to produce a limited edition book work. 

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KAAF Art Prize

The annual 2018 KAAF Art Prize is now open and is calling for entries to all Australian artists over the age of 18.

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M16 Drawing Prize

The M16 Drawing Prize is for drawing in either traditional drawing media and techniques, or non-traditional works that extend understanding of what drawing may be within contemporary art practice.

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ILFORD CCP Salon

Australia's largest open-entry photomedia exhibition and competition, CCP Salon, is back for its 26th year!

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Elioth Gruner Prize

The Art Gallery of New South Wales awards an annual prize of $1000 for excellence in the study of a landscape in oils. 

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Basil and Muriel Hooper Scholarship

The Art Gallery of NSW awards an annual scholarship of $4000 to a fine arts or visual arts student exhibiting outstanding ability and skill in their practice to assist with the cost of fees and general living expenses.

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Dyason Bequest

The Art Gallery of NSW awards the Dyason Bequest to an Australian art student who has already won a travelling scholarship, to assist with the cost of overseas travel.

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Creative Studios

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

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CERAMIX

CERAMIX is an exhibition that invites ceramic-based artists to work in collaboration with invited artists of their choice, working in other mediums, to create new works.

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pvi collective and blast theory international residency

a unique research and development residency opportunity for one australian artist to spend six weeks in residence with blast theory.

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Ramsay Art Prize

A $100,000 national art prize supporting contemporary Australian artists under 40.

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Darling Portrait Prize

The winner of the annual Darling Portrait Prize will receive a cash prize of $75,000.

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Creative Koori Employment

This program supports the employment and professional development of Aboriginal artists and arts/cultural workers.

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Creative Koori – Arts and Cultural Projects

This program supports arts projects that celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identities and make the rich and diverse Aboriginal cultures of NSW more visible and accessible.

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Global Project Space Creative Exchange

For 2019 the opportunities offered are Exchanges and project-based Targeted Exchanges co-curated by Asialink Arts and the Asian-based Global Collaborator.

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Montalto Sculpture Prize

The Montalto Sculpture Prize is an annual $40,000 acquisitive prize open to artists working in any medium. 

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Thelma Afford Award for Costume Design

The Thelma Afford Award for Costume Design in Stage and Screen was established to promote the further study of theatre, film or TV costume design, in various visual dramatic media.

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Oro Mosaic

The Oro Mosaic Award offers grants of up to $2,000 to assist emerging and mid-career artists to take up professional development opportunities.  

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Contemporary Art Awards

The winner will receive $3,000 cash sponsored by Dynamic Events, $1,500 voucher sponsored by Fix8 Systems, a 6 month- mentoring program (optional) worth $660, and an art review of their work or practice worth $350. 

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SMALL!

fortyfivedownstairs is inviting submissions from everyone for our first ever community-sourced small works exhibition, SMALL!

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Ceramic Break Sculpture Park Triennial Acquisitive Sculpture Prize

An acquisitive prize of $12,000. The prize is open to all sculptors working in any medium and entries are now invited for the 2019 award.

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Executive Director, Belconnen Arts Centre

Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT is seeking a Executive Director.

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Megalo Print Studio + Gallery Residency

This is a unique, supported residency opportunity open to Australian and international artists at all stages of their careers.  

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Glover Prize

The $50,000 Glover Prize is awarded for a landscape painting of Tasmania.

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Strand Ephemera

Artists are invited to submit concepts for Strand Ephemera, a major prize of $10,000.

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Exhibition Proposals Wagga Wagga Community Galleries

The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery are now seeking proposals for the Links Gallery and E3 art space for exhibitions during our 2019-2020 community gallery schedule.

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Nomad Two Worlds Foundation Indigenous Arts Scholarship

The Nomad Two Worlds Foundation Indigenous Arts Scholarship offers $20,000 scholarships emerging Australian or American artists to assist in their professional development. 

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Haihatus Artist Residency

Art Center Haihatus, Finland is taking applications for artists in residence.

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Bayside Local Exhibition

Bayside Local is an exhibition that showcases the work of accomplished artists residing in Bayside. 

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RAF Stream: Quick Response Grants

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government program designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. 

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Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

Adelaide Perry Gallery invites Australian artists to submit works for the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2019, which will be awarded $25,000 (acquisitive) for the best drawing.

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Sustainable Bolivia Art Residency

Our mission is to promote the arts in Bolivia while fostering intercultural exchange between international and local artists.

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ROI Art Prize

The idea of the ROI Art Prize was initiated to enhance the experience of living in and visiting the ROI apartments for the owners, residents and guests. 

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Dobell Drawing Prize

The Prize is a biennial competition by submission and will showcase the expanded field of drawing, celebrating innovation, technical skills and diverse media. 

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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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Stencil Art Prize

Finalists and the winning artwork will exhibit in 2019 at the Gaffa Gallery 12 – 23 September in Sydney. The winner will receive a $5000 cash prize.

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Exhibit at Brunswick St Gallery in 2019

Brunswick Street Gallery welcomes applications from established artists, emerging artists, and curators. 

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Volunteer Gallery Assistants

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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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.

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Call out for artists to be interviewed for new YouTube channel

Tony Edwards, one of our NAVA Members is going to be starting a new YouTube channel. The focus of this is to highlight our artists. You can be one of the featured artists! 

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Project Seed Funding: Public Art and Design

Project Seed funding is available to a commissioner towards fees for professional practicing South Australian artists to participate in the concept development stage of a public art project.

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Commission Support Funding: Public Art and Design

Commission Support funding is available for the commissioning of site specific ephemeral, temporary and permanent new public art works by practicing professional South Australian artists for presentation in a high profile, publicly and accessible location throughout South Australia

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Project Grants

Project Grants support independent artists in the development of new work and its production or presentation.

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Individual Development

Individual Development supports the professional development of individual, independent artists through master classes, workshops, mentorships, attendance at conferences, attachments to arts organisations or participation in arts residencies.

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Building Pathways

Building Pathways assists South Australian artists to build their national and international profile. 

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Project Assistance: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development

Project Assistance supports individuals and groups of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the creative development, production or presentation of new work. 

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Individual Artist Development: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Development

The Individual Artist Development program assists with professional development opportunities.

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Quick Response Grants

Funding across all of the above categories will be provided for applicants delivering projects which require a quick turn-around time and a small financial contribution. 

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Volunteer at the SUBSTATION

The SUBSTATION is on the look-out for volunteers who are enthusiastic and dedicated to the promotion of visual and performing arts in its myriad forms. 

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Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts offers up to seventy juried residencies per year to working visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world. 

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Hill End Artists in Residence

Hill End’s distinctive blend of landscape, gold-mining history and vernacular architecture continue to attract generations of Australian artists.

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Matching grants

The program mainly works with community groups that partner with the City to support events, services and projects in their local neighbourhoods.

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Quick response grants

City of Sydney sponsor a wide variety of projects and initiatives.  

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Regional Arts Fund - Quick Response Grants

Up to $1 500 for individuals, to respond to unique arts opportunities that present at short notice.

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Bogong Centre for Sound Culture Residency

For emerging and established artists working in sound, photography, writing and moving image.

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Cultural and Creative Industries Expert Register

New legislation was introduced in 2017 changing the way Arts Tasmania and Screen Tasmania assess funding applications. Assessment panels will now be drawn from the Cultural and Creative Industries Expert Register.

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Commercial Development Grant

The Commercial Development Grants Program supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

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Aboriginal Arts Grant

The Aboriginal Arts Grants Program supports the long-term growth and sustainability of Aboriginal arts and culture in Western Australia.

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Creative Development Grant

The Creative Development Grants Program supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

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Community Engagement Grant

The Community Engagement Grants Program provides funding for activities that promote the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in arts and culture.

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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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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MONA Gallery Attendant

Interested in working in our world class museum? We're always on the look out for passionate and enthusiastic staff to complement our gallery team.

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Firstdraft Volunteer

Firstdraft hosts regular exhibition openings and artist talks, and produces a range of public programs and live events that require the assistance of a large team of hardworking and dedicated volunteers

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Ten Thousand Paces Exhibition Proposals

We are a hybrid gallery / shop / regional wine hub championing regional arts and artisanal produce.

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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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Quadrant Gallery Exhibition EOI

Quadrant Gallery is calling for expressions of interest from artists to exhibit at the gallery in 2017.

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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 2018 exhibition program.

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Gallery Volunteer

Articulate project space is currently seeking volunteers who can help in the daily running of the gallery space.

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Volunteer, 107 Projects

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

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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 six ‘traditional’ galleries plus the Happy School and Peter Mac Project Spaces, two display windows onto Johnston Street and a fully-staffed venue during standard opening hours.

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ANCA Studios

Setting up your visual art practice at ANCA gives you access to well designed studios, spacious gardens, a diverse community of studio artists and ANCA’s exhibition program.

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Volunteer SEVENTH Gallery

We are always seeking new volunteers who are passionate about emerging art and want to gain hands on experience in the running of an artist run space, to join the SEVENTH team.

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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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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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Installation Volunteers

PICA volunteers are an essential part of the team. Working closely with PICA staff and artists, volunteers help with installing and de-installing exhibitions. If this sounds like something you are interested in doing, fill out the form below and we will be in touch!

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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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69 Smith Street Gallery Exhibition Proposals

69 Smith Street Inc is committed to encouraging professional exhibiting experiences for emerging and established artists.

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Cambridge Studio Gallery Exhibition Call Out

Cambridge Studio Gallery rotates exhibitions every three weeks showing a broad diversity of work including sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing and more.

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Regional Arts Development Fund

If you're a Gold Coast artist, creative business or organisation, grants are available to bring your big ideas to life through the Regional Arts Development Fund.

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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 March through December.

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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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Jardin Orange Residency

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

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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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Norma Redpath Studio, Melbourne Residency

The Victorian College for the Arts (VCA) invites Australian and international artists, writers and researchers with an association to the VCA to undertake residencies of varying durations at the Norma Redpath Studio.

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PHASMID Studio, Berlin Residency

The VCA in association with Art + Australia invites artists, curators, writers and researchers with a connection to the VCA to apply for a three-month studio residency.

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Grants in the City

Supports individuals, groups and businesses to realise their projects in the heart of Canberra.

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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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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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Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery Artist in Residence

The Artist in Residence allows the Gallery to increase engagement of our local community with artists, deliver creative programs to the region and encourage new relationships and skills development.

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Testing Grounds Creative Space

Testing Grounds is a free outdoor space for creative practices encompassing design, art and architecture, available for all creative and education-related activities.

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TransArtists

A database of artist-in-residence opportunities worldwide.

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PCA Print Commission

Application forms inviting artists to submit images and be part of the annual commissioning program are distributed nationally in the December issue of Imprint – so don’t miss out!

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Arts Leverage Fund

The Arts Leverage Fund works to promote private sector giving by matching eligible cash sponsorship and philanthropy dollar for dollar, while leveraging government investment in Queensland-based arts and cultural organisations.

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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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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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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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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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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

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

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BigCi 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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NT Arts Quick Response Scheme

Quick Response Scheme grants offer support for artists and arts workers to access arts and cultural opportunities on short notice.

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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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Regional Arts NSW Quick Response Grant

Small grants that respond to arts development and professional development opportunities that arise at short notice.

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Country Arts WA Quick Response Grant

Quick Response Grants assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities that would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs.

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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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Low-interest Loans

Low-interest loans are available for individual artists, partnerships, collaborations and incorporated organisations and provide investment towards capital improvements, equipment purchases and other projects with arts related outcomes.

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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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Hilla Rebay International Fellowship

The Hilla Rebay International Fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student to undertake in-depth professional training at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

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Community Arts Festival Grant

Community Arts Festival grants offer support for community festivals to develop and present arts and cultural programs in the Northern Territory (NT).

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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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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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Ian Potter Cultural Trust

The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

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Exhibit at Brunswick Street Gallery

Applications to exhibit with Brunswick Street Gallery in 2018 are now being accepted.

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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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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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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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May Space Call for Proposals

Proposals from professional artists living in Australia or NZ at any stage in their career are invited.

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Quick Response Grant

For regional SA artists to access professional arts development and training opportunities, or organisations/communities with small project opportunities that arise at short notice.

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Out of Round Funding

Out of Round Funding is available for individual ACT artists to undertake significant interstate or overseas arts opportunities.

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Hills Art Market

Applications are open to join the Hills Art Market, Dandenong Ranges.

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health short course explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts mediums.

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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 annoucement.

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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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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.

Let's Talk About Curating, Baby

By examining a variety of curatorial approaches this forum unpacked the debates and tensions of what it means to be a contemporary curator in Australia today - with Zanny Begg, Michael Dagostino, Blair French and Tulleah Pearce and chaired by Nicholas Tsoutas

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Accelerated Depreciation for Small Business

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

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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.

Future/Forward: Is arts advocacy working?

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, NSW.

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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.

Mark Shorter

Mark chats to NAVA about funding and discusses the importance of pursuing your arts practice in the face of adversity.

Michaela Gleave

In this video Michaela discusses her top tips for writing grant applications and expanding your art practice.

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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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Public Taxation Ruling

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

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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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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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Tax, Artists, Galleries

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

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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.

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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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Budgeting for your Business

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

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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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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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Grant Writing

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

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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.