Visual Arts And Craft Makers Awards (VACMA)
04 Feb 2020
Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA)
A new funding opportunity has become available for Artists and Makers in Argyll & Bute. To assist applicants Creative Scotland are holding two advice surgeries. Please see below for details.
New Grant Scheme for Artists and Makers in Argyll & Bute
Argyll and Bute Council in partnership with Creative Scotland is pleased to launch new Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards, supported by CHARTS. Applications are invited from professional and emerging artists and makers to support professional development. The scheme provides a valuable opportunity for practitioners to undertake specific projects, and to develop and advance their creative practice in ways that they may not otherwise have been able to do. Grants of between £500 and £1500 are available to individuals, enabling them to realise proposals including researching and developing new work. Applications to reflect:
· High quality
· Ongoing commitment to developing a visual art or craft practice
· Opportunity for development
· How the funding will develop work or practice
£500 Awards for New Graduates/Emerging Artists, will be considered for artists and makers who have been practising for less than three years.
Deadline: 4th February 2020
For further information and application form, please contact, Kathleen O’Neill, CHARTS, Development Manager:Kathleen@chartsargyllandisles.org
Advice Surgeries - Dunoon and Oban
Argyll and Bute Council in partnership with Creative Scotland are pleased to launch Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards, supported by CHARTS. Applications are invited from professional and emerging artists and makers to support professional development. To support artists and makers, Creative Scotland, is offering one-to-one application guidance sessions.
Dunoon Burgh Hall – December 2nd 11.00-13.00hrs
The Rockfield Centre, Oban – December 3rd 12.00-14.00hrs
To book your appointment, please register interest via Eventbrite:
For any further VACMA information, please contact Kathleen O’Neill, CHARTS, Development Manager: Kathleen@chartsargyllandisles.org