Friday, 22 June 2012

Awards & Bursaries Open for Entries

Now in its fourth year, the Celeste Prize is dedicated to emerging and mid-career artists of various disciplines. Closing date for entries is 31 July 2012.
You can enter works into these prize categories:
Painting & Graphics Prize €4,000
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize €4,000
Video & Animation Prize €4,000
Live Media & Installation Prize €4,000
Curator's Choice Prize €3,500
Public's Choice Prize €500

The UK call for Aberystwyth Arts Centre Residencies are now open. The centre offer artists a period, usually 3 months to conduct  research and develop their work, with accommodation and studio space provided during the residency. Their website has all the information on how to apply and also shows work by current and previous artists in residence.
The deadline to apply is 3 August 2012.

The British Journal of Photography's International Photography award is now open for applications. The award has no set theme and submissions are invited from any photographic style or genre.
There are two seperate categories for submission, one for singular images and the other for a series of works. Photographers can enter both categories if they like, and are invited to enter more than one series to win a printed exhibition at Foto8 Gallery in London. The deadline is 15 September 2012.
BJP Article

The 1000 Word Photography Award offers the chance for a photographer born or based in the EU to realise a new body of work under the supervision of high-profile photographers and industry experts.
Entries are now being accepted with a £25 fee and a closing date of 23 July 2012.

The 1000 Words Award includes:
• £1,000 cash prize
• 18 month mentorship programme
• 3 workshops with Jeffrey Silverthorne, Antoine d’Agata and a Magnum photographer in London, Marseille and Seville respectively, including financial assistance with accommodation and travel
• Travelling group exhibition through the UK, France, Spain and Italy
• Catalogue and DVD
• Feature in 1000 Words Photography Magazine.

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