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Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

The Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards: Glasgow 2020/21 are now open for applications

Run in partnership with Creative Scotland, this scheme offers awards to individual artists and makers, based or resident in Glasgow. The 2020/21 scheme is now open. 

This year, in place of the usual Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA), and in recognition of the ongoing impact of COVID-19, this revised scheme will offer fixed fee bursaries at two levels:

-Bursaries of £500 for New Graduates /Emerging Artists/Makers. Applicants must have less than 5 years’ experience outside of education or training or to have graduated in 2015 or later.

-Bursaries of £750 for more Established Artists/Makers

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 2 February 2021 at 5pm

To apply, please read the Guidelines carefully and submit a completed Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form by email to (Scroll down to download these documents. You can also download Frequently Asked Questions and the Glasgow Life Privacy Notice for your information.)

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