Submissions and Proposals
Contemporary Art Tasmania Proposals
Contemporary Arts Tasmania invite Expressions of Interest from professional contemporary artists and curators year-round. Submissions can be from individuals or groups working in any medium and can be developmental in nature or involve a future body of work. Proposals for works to be presented in the gallery, off-site, online, around the building, or intended to be part of the public program are welcome, alongside those that are experimental, contemporary in concept, and can demonstrate viability. Terms and Conditions, eligibility, proposal requirements, and contact details are available online; contemporaryarttasmania.org/expressions-of-interest.
80:20 artist agency
80:20 artist agency – new concept: new space: new work.
80:20 artist agency, at 377 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt NSW 2040, seeks artists for inclusion on its database. The agency prioritises unrepresented late-career Australian and international artists – early and mid-career artists can apply. Expressions of Interest: email a submission with an abridged statement, CV, and links to website, or 5/10 images of work. Email firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit eightytwentyartistagency.blogspot.com.
fortyfivedownstairs – Exhibition Proposals 2024
Artists, curators and galleries are invited to submit proposals for two and four-week exhibition projects for 2024. fortyfivedownstairs is a leading not for profit contemporary exhibition space in Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000, which shows both emerging and mid-career independent artists. Detailed information regarding the two gallery spaces, application process and costs can be found at; www.fortyfivedownstairs.com/gallery-applications.
Fremantle Arts Centre – Artist Proposals
Submissions are accepted at any time throughout the year. They are formally assessed twice a year following the deadlines of February 1 and August 1
Fremantle Arts Centre’s (FAC) artistic program is curated by the artistic team in consideration of the overarching vision of FAC and the City of Fremantle, Western Australia. Proposals from individual artists, groups, and organisations across all artforms are welcome for projects within FAC’s building, galleries, grounds, online or site-specific (external to FAC) year-round. More details online; fac.org.au/for-artists/artist-proposals.
Fremantle Arts Centre – Artists in Residence
Fremantle Arts Centre’s (FAC) Artist in Residence program attracts local, national and international artists. Across 11 studios FAC can accommodate a variety of disciplines and project requirements. Residencies can be u1ndertaken for the creation of new works, research, and the development of artistic practice. Particular outcomes are not expected of FAC’s residents. Proposals are considered in relation to FAC’s other programming and studio availability. For more information, contact the Residencies & Studios Coordinator, Bevan Honey at email@example.com. Proposals are accepted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frankston Arts Centre Glass Cube Gallery
Frankston Arts Centre Glass Cube Gallery, at 27–37 Davey Street, Frankston VIC 3199, offers a unique street fronted space viewable day and/or night. Custom design to display innovative digital art, pop-up projects and large scale installation art. Pitch us an idea! Request or download an application pack online; artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au. Contact (03) 9768-1361, email@example.com.
Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre Exhibition Proposals
Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre, located in Katherine East NT 0850, is calling for proposals from artists who would like to exhibit in KSpace located in the gallery’s foyer, which is suitable for 20 to 30 artworks depending on size. Applications are also sought for the walls in the laneway gallery space that can hold approximately 20 artworks depending on size. All works must be available for purchase. There are no rental fees; however, a commission fee on the sale of artworks applies. Visit the website for more information and to submit an expression of interest; gyracc.org.au.
Ladder Art Space
Ladder Art Space is an art gallery located in Melbourne’s inner eastern suburbs at 81 Denmark Street, Kew VIC 3101. Now accepting exhibition proposals for 2024. Please find the proposal guidelines on our website; ladderartspace.com.au/space-hire/gallery-hire.
Lumière Sculpture Festival 2024
Entries close January Sunday 28, 2024
Calling all visionary artists to illuminate the debut Lumière Sculpture Festival. Set against the stunning backdrop of Gap Park, Watsons Bay NSW 2030, this event offers a remarkable platform for artists to unleash their creativity amid this unique landscape. A distinguished panel of judges will select sculptures for nightly illumination, transforming Gap Park into
an enchanting wonderland. With a generous prize pool totalling $10,000, the Lumière Sculpture Festival will unfold its magic from 18 to 28 April 2024. For comprehensive details and to enter online, visit the website; lumieresculptures.org.
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Entries close Monday March 4, 2024
The Association of Sculptors of Victoria invites submissions for the sculpture exhibition at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC 3053, from March 20 to 24, 2024; email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sculptorsvictoria.asn.au.
The Old Auction House Gallery
The Old Auction House at 52–56 Mollison Street, Kyneton VIC 3444, is seeking proposals from emerging and mid-career artists in all mediums for exhibitions in their regional Victorian gallery. Themed curated group shows are also available. Details via website; www.theoldauctionhouse.com.au/exhibit.
Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery Artist Studio Residency
Emerging and established artists are invited to submit proposals for two to four-week residencies for the development of artistic explorations in any theme and medium at Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery’s Artist in Residence/Project Space, Port Pirie SA 5540. The public space is designed for local artists to explore, collaborate, and showcase their creative skills in an interactive environment that will encourage audience interaction. Proposals must demonstrate a high level of technical skill, with consideration for the safe installation of works and engagement with audiences. Visit the website for more information and contact details; pprag.org.au/artist-in-residence.
Sculpture Bermagui 2024
Entries close Monday January 15, 2024
Sculpture Bermagui 2024 invites artists to create pieces that will “challenge, excite and ignite our visitors” in this outdoor exhibition held in the NSW Far South Coast from March 9 to 17, 2024. Smaller sculptures are also welcomed for display at Bermagui Surf Club, Bermagui NSW 2546. Visit website for details and the entry form; sculpturebermagui.org.au/exhibit.
SOL Gallery – Submit for Exhibition
Entries close Saturday December 30, 2023
420 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065.
Submit for exhibition 2024: SOL Gallery is currently seeking proposals for our Jan–June 2024 exhibition program. We invite artists, curators and collectives working in all mediums to apply. This space is available for inspection during gallery opening hours Wed–Sun 11.00 to 5.00. Submit via email.
Submit for Work on Paper: We are inviting artists to partake in our group show Work on Paper. All mediums and themes including painting, sculpture, print, illustration, and photography to exhibit work as part of our next group show.
More information on our website; solgallery.com.au/submit.
Southern Way McClelland Commission
Expressions of Interest close Thursday December 8, 2023
Expressions of Interest are open to all artists for the $300k Southern Way McClelland Commission, a biennial program to create major new public artworks, displayed on Melbourne’s Peninsula Link Freeway for four years before being installed permanently at McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Langwarrin VIC 3910, as part of its significant collection of outdoor sculpture. The 2025 commission will be sited along the Peninsula Link Freeway adjacent to Skye Road bridge near the southbound Langwarrin exit ramp. The selected recipient of the commission will be announced in March 2024, and it is envisaged the work will be completed by September 2025. Three shortlisted artists will be awarded with a $5,000 +GST fee each to develop detailed concept proposals. The winning commission will be chosen on the strength of the artist’s previous work, the conceptual and aesthetic merit of their approach to the opportunity, and their capacity to deliver a project of this scale. Go online for Conditions of Entry and to apply; mcclelland.org.au/pages/public-sculpture-commissions.
Tactile Arts 2024 Artist in Residence Program
Tactile Arts, located on the grounds of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, The Gardens NT 0820, welcomes Expressions of Interest from both emerging and established artists to participate in their 2024 Artist in Residence (AIR) program which supports artists and artisans to develop their practice by providing a dedicated studio space, available for a period of three to six months and open to the public, as well as opportunities for delivering workshops based on their current practice. The residency will culminate in an exhibition of works created during the AIR period; tactilearts.org.au.
Tactile Arts Workshop Proposals
Experienced artists working across a range of art, craft, and design practices are invited to submit expressions of interest to run workshops in all media and disciplines, including ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, textiles, weaving, photography, glass, and jewellery, at Tactile Arts Studios located on the grounds of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, The Gardens NT 0820. Tactile Arts operates a multi-functional arts facility with specialist studios, multi-purpose spaces and a gallery for exhibitions. Their workshop program is designed to engage participants of all skill levels across a diverse range of mediums, from school holiday workshops for children to specialist masterclasses. Contact information and a link to a budget template and submission forms are available online; tactilearts.org.au.