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Annual Exhibition (Belfast, UK) – Call For Artists

Annual Exhibition (Belfast, UK) – Call For Artists

Founded in 1879, the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts is the largest and longest established body of practicing visual artists in Northern Ireland. One of its founding principles was to hold an annual exhibition of work by both members and non–members of merit. Now in its 138th year, this event remains one of the highlights of the Northern Irish arts calendar. The 138th Annual Exhibition will be on show at the Ulster Museum from 18th October 2019 to 5th January 2020.

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Deadline: 5 Jul 2019

Artists selected for this prestigious exhibition can expect to have their work viewed by audiences in excess of 90,000. The Royal Ulster Academy is supported generously by a range of sponsors offering prizes from £500 to £1,000 to artists. The exhibition is a great way for emerging artists to sell their work and gain recognition. Last year, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland bought approximately 20 works from the exhibition. The exhibition is complemented by a range of artist talks, lectures, workshops and interactive activities. A proportion of these activities are available to artist who apply under the open submission.

About Royal Ulter Academy of Arts

The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts bring together established and emerging artists. It has survived as a vibrant organisation for the past 138 years.

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Artists in Residence at University College Dublin

The UCD College of Science, in partnership with Parity Studios, is very pleased to announce the call for artists in residence for 2016.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Nov 2015

A one year residency is offered to professional artists. This includes studio space at UCD Parity Studios, a fee of euro 5,000.00 and access to all of the lectures, research seminars and other resources of the University. Please note that residency does not include accommodation. The artist will have the opportunity to engage with staff in the College towards the creation of work related to the multifaceted scientific issues and challenges in contemporary society.

We offer:

  • Studio space with 24 hour access.
  • Access to UCD library.
  • An opportunity for mutual exchange with scientists and other researchers at UCD.
  • Opportunity to participate in the UCD Art In Science programme of talks, exhibitions, and performances.
  • Additional funding of up to euro 1,000 may be applied for, towards public dissemination/exhibition of residency related work.

UCD Parity Studios is a dynamic practice based programme that brings artists and academics, researchers and students, together in collaborative work. Through our Artist In Residence Programme and elective modules including Tunnelling Art and Science, we explore new ways to excite, inspire, and communicate across the traditional boundaries of our disciplines and beyond.

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