NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship with Artspace

Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2022/23

Eddie Abd, Silk cuts, 2022. Photo: Tim Connolly

Image: Eddie Abd, Silk cuts, 2022. Photo: Tim Connolly

Applications for the Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship are now 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 NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship guidelines.

Last updated 7/2/2023

Apply now

Applications are now open.  To apply for this Fellowship, you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.

Key dates

Applications open: Wednesday 14 December 2022

Applications close: Tuesday 7 February 2023 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
Email: arts.funding@create.nsw.gov.au
Direct contact details to the Arts Funding team.

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


The NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship is part of a suite of Create NSW Creative Leadership and Fellowship programs. The objective of this Fellowship, delivered with the curatorial and exhibition support of Artspace, is to support NSW visual arts practitioners in the early stages of their career to challenge and expand their practice.

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.

Image: Eddie Abd, Silk cuts, 2022. Photo: Tim Connolly 2021/22 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship