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Applications Closing Soon: Darling Foundry, Montréal

Applications for the 2014 international residency opportunity at the Darling Foundry in Montréal close 5 May, midnight. Join the ranks of the NSW Darling Foundry alumni: Mary Teague (2013), Keg de Souza (2012), Wade Marynowsky (2011) and Mark Brown (2010) and explore the wealth of amazing artistic opportunities that abound in Montréal.

Available to NSW-based artists, this three-month fully funded residency is situated in The Darling Foundry, a working space housed in a dynamic alternative visual arts complex.

To download the guidelines and application visit: http://www.artspace.org.au/content/pdf/ARTSPACE_Canada_2014.pdf

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Applications Closing Soon: NSW Visual Arts Fellowship

Applications for the 2014 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) close 5 May, midnight. 

Valued at $30,000 this Fellowship is offered by the NSW Government to enable a visual artist at the beginning of their career to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

Download the guidelines and application here - http://www.arts.nsw.gov.au/index.php/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/fellowships/

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FREE ONE-MONTH RESIDENCY

The Cooperative Corner are pretty chuffed with their newly converted garage space. To celebrate, they’re offering a free one-month residency for the entire month of May 2014. Send a PDF to hello@thecornercooperative.com with some info about yourself and your practice. They’ll be in contact with you if you’ve knocked their socks off!

Deadline for submissions is April 24th.

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Curatorial Q&A with Juliana Engberg

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Curatorial students and emerging curators are invited to participate in an intimate session with Artistic Director, Juliana Engberg. Have your questions and notepads ready as Engberg describes the process of curating the 19th Biennale.

Note: Participants will need to provide evidence of curatorial study or emerging practice for acceptance into the program.

Friday 2nd May 10:30am - 12:30pm

FREE
Bookings essential
bookings@biennaleofsydney.com.au

See more at: http://www.biennaleofsydney.com.au/19bos/events/curatorial-qa-juliana-engberg/

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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Submissions are now open for the eighteenth annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The exhibition will be staged along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama in Sydney from 23 October – 9 November, 2014.

The deadline for all submissions is 6pm, Thursday 1 May 2014.

To find more information and download the application form visit: http://www.sculpturebythesea.com/artists/bondi-(1)/artists-artists-bondi-artist-submissions.aspx

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APPLY FOR THE CHIPPENDALE NEW WORLD ART PRIZE

10 days to go! Don’t miss out on your last chance to submit artworks to the Chippendale New World Art Prize.

All creatives including artists, animators, film makers, installation artists, designers, painters and anyone within the creative industries are encouraged to apply for the Chippendale New World Art Prize.

The prize encourages artists and creatives to create works around the theme of Utopia exploring your own perception and interpretation in the context of a ‘New World’.

All creatives inclusive and not exclusive to artists, students, creative agencies & individuals are eligible to apply. The Art Prize embraces the entire spectrum of artistry and encourages entry in all mediums including new and or non-conventional technologies. All mediums will be accepted!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE - Friday 18th April 2014

For more details, and to apply, jump online now - http://chippendalecreative.com/initiatives/art-prize/cnwap-application/

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Kaldor Public Art Projects moves into SCA

Sydney-based Kaldor Public Art Projects, well known for many decades now for their ground-breaking contemporary art projects with international artists, is moving into Sydney College of the Arts!

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/john-kaldors-very-good-idea-arts-patron-sets-up-shop-with-the-sydney-college-of-the-arts-20140403-3618a.html

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Art Gallery NSW Student Scholarships Opportunities

The Art Gallery NSW has a number of scholarships and prizes open to tertiary students this semester. From their two or three-month Paris studio residencies to the $4000 Basil and Muriel Hooper Scholarship, there are a range of opportunities for students seeking support for their studies.

Student scholarships close Friday 4 April.

Jump on their website for more details: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/about-us/opportunities-for-artists

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EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY

A number of well-known architects including Tony Corkill, Philip Cox, Tanya Crothers and Jon Crothers all studied at the University of Sydney in the 1960s. They’re having an art exhibition at Verge Gallery in June from the 11th-27th centred on painting and printmaking and would each love to mentor a student. The theme of the show is open to interpretation and dependent on collaborative agreement between student artists and architects. If you are a student artist interested in exhibiting alongside these luminaries please submit an artist statement and an image link to your recent work to vergegallery@usu.usyd.edu.au 

Keep in mind that proposal submissions close April 1st and the first meeting between student artists and mentoring architects will take place April, Friday the 11th at 10am. Please make yourself readily available for this date if you are applying.