The annual South Australian Living Artist Publication supports the production of a major, high-quality book profiling an established South Australian visual artist with a significant track record of achievement in their area of practice.

Nominations are invited from individuals and organisations for practising professional visual art, craft and design practitioners working and living in South Australia. Self-nominations will also be accepted.

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Grant amount

The successful artist is not paid a fee, but will be the subject of a high-quality book published by Wakefield Press that will be released during the SALA Festival.

A total of $10,500 is available to pay the writer(s) and emerging writer to research and write the book for the successful nominee (amount shared between all writers).

Open date 13 January 2020
Closing date 5pm 24 February 2020
Notification date 30 March 2020
Funded activity commencement date 3 April 2020

* Please note we are currently finalising the review of funding programs as part of the Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024. We expect to have details of the new program available from mid-July 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.

South Australian Living Artist Publication Handbook (PDF, 469.2 KB)

South Australian Living Artist Publication Handbook (DOCX, 96.9 KB)

Previous recipients

YearRecipient
2020 South Australian Living Artist Publication Kirsten Coelho               
2019 South Australian Living Artist Publication Louise Haselton

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