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Artist Opportunities

POSTED: 21 October 2020

A list of funding, opportunities and resources to help support artists

These are challenging times for artists and those working in the arts sector.

Below, we've rounded up some of the opportunities, funds and other useful information sent to us by Autograph's peers and friends. This list will be updated regularly. 

Know of an opportunity that you think should be included? Get in touch at marketing@autograph-abp.co.uk


Hapax is seeking submissions of interest from artists and curators who would like to apply for a commission to create a new photographic project or curated section for publication in this semi-annual magazine. Deadline to apply is 30 November 2020, for publication in Spring 2021. Find out more

Bristol Photo Festival Creative Commission 2020-2021 Open Call. Apply to join the Festival's Creative Committee, they desire to have a diverse and innovative committee with a wide breadth of experience, age and representation. Three freelance positions are available, the fee for the role will be £1000. Apply by 13 November 2020 at midnight. Find out more

SPACE will award 18 x £5,000 to talented visual artists who are under-represented in the art world and those suffering from extreme financial hardship, to help progress their practice at this very challenging time. Applicants must be in the first 10 years of practising, post-higher education. Deadline Tues 1 Dec, find out more

The Colour Green Lab is a new environmental knowledge and skills programme which supports and empowers cultural practitioners and artists of colour to lead environmental action. This 4-part digital programme, running between January and March 2021, aims to advance sustainable practice and co-create expertise at the intersection of culture and climate justice. Led by Julie’s Bicycle as part of the Arts Council England environmental sustainability programme. Free to attend, find out more


Can you spare a few moments? Autograph is carrying out a survey to better understand who our digital audiences are. The survey should take no longer than five minutes to complete. Anything you tell us will be kept confidential, is anonymous and will only be used for research purposes.

The information you provide will be held by Autograph and The Audience Agency, who are running the survey on our behalf. In compliance with GDPR, your data will be stored securely and will only be used for the purposes it was given. You can take the survey here. Thank you!

Image: at Autograph's exhibition Lola Flash: [sur]passing, 26 April - 17 August 2019. Curated by Renée Mussai and Bindi Vora. Photograph by Zoë Maxwell.