The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

Holly Morrison

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Palace of Production Residency Kangaroo Island

Country Arts SA is inviting artists from a visual arts discipline to apply for a four-week residency which must take place sometime between March and April 2019.

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Community Arts Officer - Woden

Tuggeranong Arts Centre & Belconnen Arts Centre are joining forces to develop two new art programs and are seeking a Community Arts Officer.

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Marketing and Programs Coordinator, 4A

We are currently seeking a Marketing and Programs Coordinator to support the team at 4A over a period of busy off-site projects and programs between January and July 2019.

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Operations and Programs Assistant, PICA

PICA is seeking an Operations and Programs Assistant to steer the efficient operations of PICA’s programs and facilities.

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Communications Co-ordinator, PICA

PICA is seeking a full time Communications Co-ordinator.

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Artist in Residence at Edith Cowan University

ECU is seeking expressions of interest from artists who are working primarily in painting to undertake a residency for semester One (from February 18 to June 18).

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Coordinator Operations and Administration

Blacktown City Council is offering an exciting temporary opportunity in its Arts and Cultural Development section.

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Production Manager, Performance Space

We are currently searching for a problem-solving, technical mastermind to join the PSpace team as our new Production Manager. 

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Installation Coordinator Services, Vivid Sydney

Destination NSW is seeking an itemised quotation for the provision of Installation Coordinator Services for Vivid Sydney 2019.

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Installation Manager Services, Vivid Sydney

Destination NSW is seeking an itemised quotation for the provision of Installation Manager Services for Vivid Sydney 2019. 

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Education Assistant, AWM

Education Assistants play a key role in the delivery of a range of face to face education and public programs to visitors to the Memorial, including school students, teachers, community, and other special interest groups.

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Education Program Coordinator

Mundaring Arts Centre are looking for an exceptional person to join their team as Education Program Coordinator. 

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Associate Director (Collections)

We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic and collaborative Associate Director Collections to lead a team of Library, Cultural Collections custodians and Gallery staff.

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Image Management & Documentation Officer

Museums Victoria is seeking an experienced Image Management and Documentation Officer with a thorough knowledge of and expertise in managing copyright of assets at the point of acquisition and for future use in exhibitions and public programs. 

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Senior Officer - Cultural Projects and Public Art

The Senior Officer – Cultural Projects and Public Art will specialise in the delivery of strategic cultural projects that will help shape the City of Parramatta for its residents, workers and visitors.

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Programs Officer, Ku Arts

Ku Arts are currently seeking an experienced individual to join their small, dynamic team in the newly developed Programs Officer position. 

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Social History and Exhibition Curator

The Social History and Exhibition Curator is a key member of the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery team. 

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Exhibitions Curator, SLV

Seeking a creative part-time Exhibitions Curator, responsible for the curation and delivery of interesting and intriguing storytelling for State Library Victoria.

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ART WORKS

Guildhouse is calling for expressions of interest from artists, creative collaborators, makers and writers for ART WORKS - a residency program delivered in partnership with the City of Adelaide.

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Guildhouse Collections Project

The 2019 Collections Project with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia provides artists with the opportunity to research the Botanic Garden’s extensive historical and living collections. 

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Program Officer (Education & Curriculum Programs)

QAGOMA is seeking an outstanding museum professional to coordinate the delivery of innovative programs, including research, development and implementation of interpretative material and professional development programs. 

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Project Officer, West Darling Arts

West Darling Arts Inc. is seeking expressions-of-interest for the exciting new role of Project Officer, which will focus on overseeing the delivery of the "Making, Shaping and Bringing Back the Baaka" project.

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Communications and Marketing Coordinator

The Communications and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the delivery of Arts Law’s communications, marketing and digital content strategies including the maintenance of information and online resources.

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Immerse

Over Sept 2019 Immerse will transform the City of Knox into a living art gallery. Artists will be in the running to win up to $2k in prizes. 

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Arts Consultant

Artback NT is seeking an experienced arts consultant to work with the organisation to develop our 2021 – 2024 strategic business plan.

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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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Low-interest Loans

This program provides loans towards capital improvements and equipment purchases.

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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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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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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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Brimbank Art Spaces Studio Program

Are you an emerging or established artist? Applications are now open for Sunshine and Deer Park Art Spaces Artist Studio Program.

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Newcastle Art Gallery - Acquisitions and De-Accessioning Committee

City of Newcastle is seeking to appoint members of the Newcastle Art Gallery Acquisitions and De-Accessioning Committee.

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Kingston City Council Public Art in Mentone

Kingston City Council invites suitably qualified artists to submit Expressions of Interest for the development of a permanent public artwork to be located within the new Community Piazza in Mentone. 

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Executive Officer – Multicultural Museums Victoria

The Jewish Museum is a member of the Multicultural Museums Victoria (MMV) alliance which also includes the Chinese Museum, Co.As.It. Museo Italiano, Hellenic Museum and Islamic Museum of Australia.

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Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct Commission

Parks and Wildlife Service would like to commission a dramatic suspended sculptural feature in the ceiling void directly over the queuing area in the new Visitor Services Building located at Cradle Mountain National Park. 

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Indigenous languages and arts program

The Indigenous Languages and Arts program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to revive and maintain languages, and to develop and present art.

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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 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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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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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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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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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Quadrant Gallery Exhibition EOI

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

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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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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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Convent Kids Volunteers

Convent Kids at Abbotsford Convent presents two exciting programs and we need to help of volunteers to deliver fun and playful experiences for all visitors.

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The Farm Margaret River Residency

The Farm Margaret River, is a newly created residency program in Western Australia, bringing together artists and agri-culturalists who are focused on developing projects that are rooted in country, in the soil, air and water of this specific location.

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City of Rockingham Art Awards 2019

Entries for the 2019 City of Rockingham Art Awards are now open, with a total of $20,000 in Acquisitive and Non-Acquisitive awards prizes available to emerging and established artists. 

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Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award

The Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award is a national biennial award that identifies new talent in the art of children’s picture book illustration.

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Art Spaces Activation Partnership Funding

Funding is available for art projects that engage Brimbank's community.

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Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition

The Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition is accepting applications from November for its 2019 event.

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Gallipoli Art Prize

The Gallipoli Art Prize Organising Committee invites any eligible artist to submit a painting for the Gallipoli Art Prize.

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Artist callout - deviator

BREC calls for local artists to participate in revolutionary performance.

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Art Centre Manager

Karungkarni Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation in the NT is seeking an Art Centre Manager.

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John Fries Award

The Call for Entries for the 10th Annual John Fries Award is now open.

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Contemporary Visions Exhibition

Now in its 9th year, Contemporary Visions annual group exhibition intends to explore current themes, trends, and innovations in contemporary art across all artistic disciplines. 

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Sydney Festival Disability Programming Initiative

Sydney Festival is committed to increasing the representation of artists with disability in the annual program. We invite artists with disability or who are Deaf to pitch projects for inclusion in our 2020 program.

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Development Manager, Darwin Festival

The Development Manager will identify, foster and develop relationships with new and existing corporate partners, funders and donors to realise the annual delivery of Darwin Festival. 

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Swell Sculpture Festival

We invite artist applications for the 17th Swell Sculpture exhibition to be held along Currumbin Beach Walkway on Australia's Gold Coast from September 13-22 2019.

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Hunter Arts Network’s Art Bazaar Speers Point Park 2019

Hunter Arts Network is calling for stallholders for Art Bazaar in May 2019.

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Vitreous

Entries are open for the second Vitreous: Ceramic & Glass exhibition.

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A4 Art Australia

Entries for the sixth A4 Art Australia are now open.

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The Bald Archy Prize

Artists are invited to submit paintings in competition for The Bald Archy Prize 2019.

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Brilliant Brolly Decoration Competition

Duldig Studio is running an umbrella decorating competition to celebrate the invention of the “magical umbrella” that readily folds into our hands, to raise money to conserve and care for our collection and support our educational programs.

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Naracoorte National Art Prize

To celebrate 50 years since Australian megafauna remains were first discovered in the World Heritage Naracoorte Fossil Caves The Naracoorte Regional Art Gallery is staging the 2019 Naracoorte National Art Prize.

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Alan Sisley Memorial Fellowship

The aim of this Fellowship is to provide funds for a professional gallery staff member to dedicate time to research and develop ideas that will benefit their organisation. 

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Venice Biennale Professional Arts Mentor

This is an exciting opportunity for two experienced NSW arts leaders working across the visual arts to act as mentors on the Australia Council for the Arts Emerging Arts Professionals Program at the 2019 Venice Biennale.

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Exhibition and Residency Callout Budd St Gallery

Budd Street Gallery, an artist-run-initiative in Melbourne, is calling for exhibition proposals and submissions to the Artist in Residence program.

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EDGE Inner West

Inner West Council is seeking innovative and bold ideas for EDGE GreenWay and EDGE Sydenham, with up to $30,000 available for creative projects to shine a spotlight on the creativity of the inner west. 

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Program Manager, Victorian Collections

The Program Manager is responsible for delivering operational, administrative and strategic support for Victorian Collections, and for supporting a veterans’ heritage project.

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Canberra Glassworks Board Director

We are seeking dynamic Board members to share in our vision to enhance the visibility, viability and vitality of Australian glass by being an engaging and valued centre for art, craft and design within the Australian cultural landscape.

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Senior Art Consultant, Rochfort Gallery

Rochfort Gallery is seeking an experienced sales consultant to join our ever growing team.

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Public Art Expert Advisory Committee

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria)  is calling for Expressions of Interest from interested experts and professionals for membership of the Public Art Expert Advisory Committee, which advises the National Trust Heritage Committee on advocacy issues.

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Knox Civic Art Collection Audit Assistant

Are you a student looking to gain professional work experience as a stepping stone to a career in art collection management and conservation? This could be the volunteering role you have been looking for!

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Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition

2019 will be the 18th year of the exhibition where Australian artists will display their sculptures in Toorak Village shop windows, arcades and along the sidewalks of Toorak Road. 

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Biennial Kingaroy Sculpture Prize

In 2017 the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery staged the $10,000 sculpture prize to kick start public art in Kingaroy streets and parks. And we are doing it all again.

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Calleen Art Award

The winning artwork will become part of the splendid Calleen Collection – the foundation collection of the Cowra Regional Art Gallery.

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Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize

We invite artists to submit works for exhibition and sales.

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Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Entries are now open for the $15,000 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.

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Sculpture Exhibition at Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Entries are now open for sculptors for the 2019 ASV Exhibition at the 2019 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

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Tamworth Textile Triennial

Expressions of interest are now open for the Tamworth Textile Triennial, to be held in August 2020. 

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Gallery Technician

Latrobe Regional Gallery is seeking an experienced Gallery Technician, permanent full-time.

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Director, Bendigo Art Gallery

The City of Greater Bendigo is now seeking a talented, creative and experienced leader to continue to foster a culture of excellence and further the Gallery’s position within and beyond the Australian cultural sector.

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Samford & Surrounds Arts Trail and Open Studios 2019

Artists and Artisans exhibiting in the Samford and Surrounds region of South East Queensland are invited to take part in the 2019 Samford and Surrounds Arts Trail and Open Studios.

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International Residencies

If you have dreamed of an international residency, we invite you to immerse yourself in a new arts context, market, community and culture, and experience your art across borders through our international residencies program.

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Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. citizen working in the field of historical American art. 

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Terra Foundation for American Art-Paul Mellon Centre Fellowship

Beginning in 2018, the Terra Foundation-Paul Mellon Centre Fellowship will be offered annually to support a non-US scholar pursuing research on an aspect of Anglo-American artistic exchange. 

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Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the United States

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. 

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Terra Summer Residency Fellowships in Giverny, France

Founded in 2001, the Terra Summer Residency brings together doctoral scholars of American Art and emerging artists worldwide for a nine-week residential program in the historic village of Giverny, France.

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46th Muswellbrook Art Prize

Open to all Australian artists with $71,000 in prizes.

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The Marten Bequest

Travelling scholarships from The Marten Bequest offer talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either overseas or interstate.

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Sydney Royal Show

Held during the Sydney Royal Easter Show, this is the biggest Arts & Crafts Competition in Australia, attracting over 4,900 entries in a total of almost 300 classes. 

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Stiwdio Maelor Residency

Stiwdio Maelor, a residency in North Wales, aims to facilitate the creative work of artists by giving them the opportunity to take a step out of their everyday lives.

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Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize

The Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize is an annual prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established female artists in Australia.

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Glenorchy Public Art Commission

Inviting artists to submit expressions of interest for public artwork/s in Glenorchy’s revitalised CBD area.

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Sunset Artists' Market 2019 Lane Cove

Council is calling for expressions of interest from Sydney artists and artisans interested in selling their wares at the Sunset Artists' Market on Friday 22 February, 5:00pm - 8:00pm at Lane Cove Plaza. 

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Going Solo: First Nations 2019 exhibition proposals

In 2019, Going Solo will provide a unique opportunity for a First Nations artist living and working in regional Victoria to produce a significant work or body of works to be exhibited at the Gallery.

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White Night Melbourne & Ballarat

White Night Winter Melbourne 2019 and White Night Ballarat 2019 are seeking Expressions of Interest from Artists who want to make a contribution.

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Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

Awarding $80,000 in prizes.

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deviate from the norm with us

pvi collective is hiring 31 performers who deviate from the norm to help them turn the streets of Bunbury, Mandurah and Albany into a playground in 2019. 

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Bass Valley and Hinterland Public Art

Council is extending an invitation to suitably experienced artists to create a contemporary public artwork to be situated in the Bass Valley and Hinterland Region.

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Marketing Intern

Kingston Arts is looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised marketing intern to assist the team with the implementation of marketing activities.

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360 VISION: Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Development Initiative for the Arts

Create NSW is offering six grants of up to $20,000 each for professional artists to develop virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) work. 

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Story Bank Art Collection

Fraser Coast Regional Council invites expressions of interest from Queensland-based artists and designers, both emerging and established to be a part of this exciting new cultural and community asset.

Available! Portable Bronze Casting Foundry!!

This a great opportunity for a sculptor/craftsperson to own their own small, portable bronze casting facility. 

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Little Gallery Exhibition and Project Applications

The Little Gallery Project Space is available to emerging and early career Tasmanian artists. 

Tyra Hutchens - Odyssey

Fox Galleries is proud to present Odyssey by Tyra Hutchens. This new paintings are part of Hutchens’ ongoing body of work, analysed and illuminated by Simon Lawrie.

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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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ANAT Synapse Residencies

ANAT is calling for applications from artists and scientists for our prestigious Synapse Residency program, which since 2004 has supported creative research collaborations between more than 100 artists and scientists.

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Wyndham Art Prize

This non-acquisitive prize offers local and emerging artists a chance to exhibit alongside artists who are at the peak end of the art world.

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Wearable Art Mandurah

Local, national and international artists are invited to create revolutionary works of art on the body.

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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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Lord Mayor's Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships

The Lord Mayor's Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships supports young and emerging Brisbane artists and arts workers aged between 17 and 30. 

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Creative Sparks Grants Program

This program aims to support artists, arts workers and creative producers in the development of new work, products and partnerships that extend creative practices.

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Innovation Grants Program

The Innovation Grants Program is designed to support and encourage the growth of new creative businesses, partnerships and start-ups.

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Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award

The Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award is a biennial acquisitive award & exhibition celebrating the diversity and strength of Australia’s textile artistry.

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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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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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MAY SPACE Proposals

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

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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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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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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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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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Darling Portrait Prize

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

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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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Glover Prize

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

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Haihatus Artist Residency

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Quick response grants

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

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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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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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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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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.

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.

Michaela Gleave

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

Mark Shorter

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

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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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Awards and Competitions Checklist

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

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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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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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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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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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Tax, Artists, Galleries

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

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Grant and Support Material Checklist

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

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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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Public Taxation Ruling

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