Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize

Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize

by Australian Ceramics
Events and Exhibitions Opportunities News



Entry Deadline: 26 August 2022
Montalto Sculpture Prize

$50,000 acquisitive art prize
Red Hill South, VIC

Entry Deadline: 1 September 2022
National Emerging Art Prize

Over $20,000 in prizes
Pyrmont,  Sydney, NSW

Entry Deadline: 2 September 2022
BIG Sculpture St Kilda Biennale 2022

Over $14,000 in prize money
St Kilda, VIC

Entry Deadline: Friday 2 September 2022, 4pm
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award

Award value: $60,000
Campbelltown, NSW

Entry Deadline: 5 September 2022
Blue Thumb Art Prize 2022

Various categories, $10,000 sculpture prize
Melbourne, VIC

Entry Deadline: 12 September 2022
Fed Art Prize

$1500 – 3-dimensional award
Corowa, NSW

Entry Deadline: 25 September 2022
BAM Art Prize

$5,000 prize money
Byron Bay, NSW

Entry Deadline: 30 September 2022
Halloran Contemporary Art Prize 2022

Major prize of $8,000
Jervis Bay, NSW

Entry Deadline: 30 November 2022
Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize

$10,000/$2000/$1000 cash prizes to support studies/further career
Sydney, NSW

Entry Deadline: 9 January 2023
John Villiers Outback Art Prize

Over $10,000 in prize money
Winton, QLD 

Open Call
Ballarat Art and Lifestyle Retreat AIR

Ballarat, VIC
Click HERE.

Open Call
Quick Response Grants

$1,500; application submitted on last Sunday of every month for assessment
Click HERE.

Open Call
Regional Arts Fund Tasmania Quick Response Grants

$1,500; application submitted on last Sunday of every month for assessment
Click HERE.

Open Call 
ACT Arts Activities Funding up to $5,000

Click HERE.

Open Call 2021
Public Art – Library Sculpture Plinth

Gallery Lane Cove, NSW
Click HERE.

EIO open for 2022
The Kaya Sulc Studio Residency, Noosa Hinterland

Noosa, QLD
Click HERE.

Open Call
Eramboo Artist Environment Live-in Residency Program and a 6-month non-residential Award Program    

Near Kuringai Chase National Park, Sydney NSW
Click HERE.

Open Call
Fremantle Arts Centre AIR (closed for 2023)

Click HERE.

Open Call
Big Ci Artist Residency

Located on the edge of Wollemi National Park, Bilpin NSW
Click HERE.


Entry Deadline: 20 October 2022
Axis Mundi Art Contest

Magazine feature, exhibition, and other opportunities
Click HERE. 

Entry Deadline: 30 October 2022
Boynes Art Award

Fully funded summer 2023 residency and international exhibition opportunities.


Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies
Click HERE.

Open Call
Auckland Studio Potters AIR

Click HERE.

Open Call for Residencies
Artist in Residence in remote location in Westfjords Iceland

Click HERE.

Open Call – 2023 & 2024
Chateau Orquevaux AIR

Click HERE.

Open Call
c.r.e.t.a Rome AIR

Click HERE.

Open Call
International Ceramic Studio

Click HERE.

Open Call
Skopelos Foundation for the Arts

A.I.R. March through December; two weeks to two months.
Skopelos Island, GREECE
Click HERE.

Open Call
Wendy Gers: online mentoring,coaching, residencies and retreats 

Click HERE.

Open Call
Artist Residency Thailand

Several different types of residencies available
Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Click HERE.


Open Call
Vermont Studio Center – artists and writers; all genres

Click HERE.

Thanks to Tracey Mitchell for compiling this list. 

The Australian Ceramics Association
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PO Box 677 Alexandria NSW 1435
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