The Burrawang DnA Festival Emerging Talent Grant, is a $3000 grant available to an emerging artist, artisan or designer from the Wingecarribee Shire in the Southern Highlands of NSW.
The grant is open to applicants who have less than 5 years as a practising artist, artisan or designer and is designed to assist emerging talent from the local area to develop their practice and aid in producing and/or presenting their work. Previous applicants are able to apply.
The deadline for applications is 11.59pm AEST, September 16th 2016 with the grant recipient being announced in October.
Click Here to download the application form.
Click Here to download the Guidelines, Terms & Conditions. These are also published below.
All applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applicants will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 7 days of sending your applicaiton, please send an email to email@example.com
2016 Guidelines, Terms and Conditions
The Burrawang DNA Festival Emerging Artisan, Artist and Designer grant aims to assist emerging talent from the Wingecarribee Shire to develop their practice and aid in producing and/or presenting their work.
This grant provides assistance towards the cost of:
Presentation in a venue
Marketing of work / artist
Application Deadline: 11.59pm AEST September 16th 2016
Criteria for Evaluation
- Quality of work produced to date
- Amount of emphasis on handmade techniques
- Amount of emphasis on sustainable practices
- Demonstrated commitment to furthering his/her a career in the creative arts.
- Financial need
- Application must be completed by the applicant
- Applicant must have been a professional artist, artisan or designer for less than 5 years.
- Applicant must currently reside within the Wingecarribee Shire and have resided in the Wingecarribee Shire for a period longer than 6 months.
- Applicant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
- The grant is not retrospective (the grant is not to be used for work already completed)
- Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.
Applicants will need to provide the following documentation with the grant application form:
CV (1 x A4 Page MAX)
Min 5 Images Max 10 Images of your work supporting your application along with a description of the works including year produced, materials and dimensions. Images can be individual jpeg or combined into a document or powerpoint slideshow (1 image per page / slide) .
Optional : Video footage of your work hosted on third party video sites (youtube, vimeo etc). Only URLs will be accepted – No VIDEO FILES to be sent please.
Shortlisted Applicants may be requested to supply further supporting materials including proof of Australian citizenship / permanent residency and proof of current residence within the Wingecarribee Shire.
Successful Applicant Requirements
The successful applicant will be announced on Wednesday October 5th 2016
The successful applicant must sign and return a letter of acceptance before payment is made.
The successful applicant may be requested to attend a media event in Burrawang for the announcement. Any costs associated with travelling to this event are the responsibility of the successful applicant.
Reproduction of work
If your application is successful the Burrawang DNA Festival and the Burrawang School of Arts will request a limited non-exclusive copyright license to reproduce images for the purposes of the announcement and promotion of the announcement of the successful recipient, promotion of the grant, acquittal of the grant and annual reporting.