Fellowships enable an artist to undertake a sustained period of creative development that will extend their professional practice and lead to the production and presentation of new work.

Individual artists with an extensive track record of artistic practice and recognised achievement can apply.

Applicants must propose a major area of practice that they wish to develop which will enhance their reputation and career.

 Round 1Round 2Round 3
Grant amount $40,000 $40,000 $50,000
Open date  1 June 2019 16 September 2019
Closing date 5pm, 25 February 2019 5pm, 8 July 2019 5pm, 1 November 2019
Notification date 24 April 2019 9 September 2019 27 January 2020
Funded activity commencement date 1 May 2019 16 September 2019 3 February 2020

The handbook below details eligibility criteria, eligible costs and expenses and how to apply.

Fellowships Handbook (PDF, 475.6 KB)

Fellowships Handbook (DOCX, 98.3 KB)

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Previous recipients

July 2019

Michelle Nikou Creation of new work for exhibition $40,000

February 2019

Gabriella Smart Fellowship to creatively develop three international, collaborative cross-cultural projects $40,000
Gabrielle Nankivell Fellowship to undertake a sustained period of research and collaboration to develop a significant solo dance work $40,000

For more information about this grant or support with the application process, please contact us.