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 $50,000 * *
Open date 13 January 2020 * *
Closing date 5pm, 24 February 2020 * *
Notification date 24 April 2020 * *
Funded activity commencement date 1 May 2020   * *

* Please note our funding programs are currently under review as part of the Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024 to ensure they support contemporary practice and are responsive to sector needs. Some grant rounds for 2020 have been scheduled with similar frequency to previous years. Other rounds and closing dates are yet to be determined. We expect to be able to provide further details from mid-May 2020.

Find out more about the Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024.

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

Fellowships Handbook (PDF, 109.7 KB)

Fellowships Handbook (DOCX, 98.3 KB)

Previous recipients

February 2020

Celia Craig Fellowship exploring new Artistic Directions $50,000
Matthew BradleySustained period of studio-based research across the development of new works for solo exhibition at Samstag Museum 2021$50,000

November 2019

David Kotlowy Fellowship to engage with international ensembles and
peers to develop collaborative works

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.