Individual Development assists with professional development for independent artists and arts workers. Individual artists and arts workers can apply.

Professional development activity may include master classes, short courses, workshops, mentorships, attendance at conferences, attachments to arts organisations or participation in arts residencies.

 Round 1Round 2Round 3
Grant amount Up to $10,000 Up to $10,000 Up to $10,000
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.

Individual Development Handbook (PDF, 503.8 KB)

Individual Development Handbook (DOCX, 97.8 KB)

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Previous recipients

July 2019

Visual Art, Craft and Design
Daniel ConnellArquetopia Residency, Mexico $9,987
Olivia KathigitisLa Wayaka Current Desert Residency, Chile $3,529

February 2019

Kristen Weidenbach Presentation at the Children’s Book Council of Australia National Conference in Canberra $1,426
Performing Arts
Marie Campbell Young artist performance program at Gertrude Opera Studio $2,402
Visual Art, Craft and Design
Alice Clanachan Support living costs to undertake intensive research of works on paper at the British Museum Print Room $10,000
Deborah Prior Residency at the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne to develop The Laconia Project $3,062
Sundari Carmody Three-month residency at Phasmid Studios, Berlin $8,000
Sylvia Nevistic Masterclass with goldsmith, Giovanni Corvaja in Todi $4,681
Jonathan Dady Research of Roman and Eutruscan architecture at the British School at Rome $10,000
Danielle Lo Impressions: Three mentorships with leading
metalsmiths in the UK

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