New Dimensions – NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship with Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2020/21
Applications for the New Dimensions Fellowship are closed.
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The information on this page is a guide only. We recommend reading the full guidelines before completing your application.
Download the New Dimensions – NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship guidelines.
Last updated 9/02/2021
To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.
Applications opened: Tuesday 9 February 2021
Applications closed: Monday 8 March 2021 at 5:00 PM AEDT
If you are an applicant with disability, and you require this information in a format which is accessible to you, or if you require this information in another language, you can contact us on the details below between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
Telephone: (02) 8289 6520
Contact the Arts Funding team directly
Create NSW staff are available to provide information to potential applicants on interpretation of these Guidelines, including types of projects eligible for funding and advice on the online application process. Staff cannot help directly with your application. To maintain a fair and equitable process, staff are unable to edit or correct any applications.
The National Relay service numbers are:
TTY users: Phone 133 677 then ask for (02) 8289 6520
Speak and Listen users: Phone 1300 555 727 then ask for (02) 8289 6520
Internet Relay users: Connect to NES then ask for (02) 8289 6520
New Dimensions is delivered in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) to support the ongoing professional practice of visual arts practitioners in NSW.
An established artist will:
- undertake a self-directed professional development program or a significant opportunity to support their personal creative practice and career advancement.
- work with the MCA to develop a project appropriate to their practice. This may involve the commissioning of a new project or work (including in the areas of performance, online and other ephemeral practices) either for the MCA Collection, for presentation in the MCA building, as part of an external MCA program such as C3West, or as part of MCA learning and public programs; or it may take the form of a residency or other MCA-related program activity. The outline of this project – including timeline for its realisation – will be developed between the artist and MCA staff after the awarding of the Fellowship and be subject to a separate agreement between the artist and the MCA.
What support is available to me?
Resources are available to assist you with your funding application.
We also recommend that you sign up to the Create NSW e-News to stay informed of updates via our website.
You can also contact the Arts Funding and Development team directly.