Opportunity: Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) Edinburgh

20th January 2020

Funding available for Edinburgh based visual artists and craft makers.

Visual artists and craft makers are invited to apply for a new round of grants of between £500 to £1,500 for the development of their practice.

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards – awards grants to individual artists/makers towards costs in developing new work. Awards of between £500 and £1500 are available.

New Graduates/Emerging Artists Bursary – £500 bursaries are available to new graduates/emerging artists/makers who have less than three years’ track record outside of education or training or graduated since 2016.

Development/Mentoring Bursary – the bursary programme will support up to two successful applicants to develop and progress their creative practice over 12 months. The successful applicant will be awarded £1,500 as a bursary.

Deadline: Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 5pm

To find out more come along to the Edinburgh local advice session taking place on Friday, 24 January 2020, 10am at the City Art Centre. For further information and to book a place, visit VACMA Edinburgh Local Advice Session.

For further information and application pack contact:

Jo Navarro, Cultural Development Officer
Tel: 0131 529 6716
Email: jo.navarro@edinburgh.gov.uk
Visit: VACMA Edinburgh

Further helpful general information/advice about VACMA funding is available on Creative Scotland’s website.

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