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a-n Artist Bursaries 2020

a-n are offering 50+ bursaries of between £500 - £1,500 for self-directed professional development.

Who can apply: Current a-n Artist members, Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members.
What: 50+ bursaries of £500 – £1,500 for self-directed professional development.
When: Activity taking place between 1 April – 31 December 2020.
Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 21 November 2019.

Overview
a-n The Artists Information Company is offering 50+ bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake self-determined professional development in 2020. Targeted funding at the right time in an artist’s career can make all the difference – so why not put together a plan to make things happen for you in 2020?

a-n Artist Bursaries provide money for artists to develop their practice through self-determined professional development activity that responds to their own unique needs.

a-n encourages applications from artists working in all visual arts disciplines that reflect innovative and ambitious thinking.

Since 2013 a-n has awarded £579,500 to over 640 members through bursary programmes. a-n members have used bursaries to learn new skills, travel internationally, undertake mentoring or coaching, research, curatorial critique, attend conferences, build networks and collaborations within and outside of the visual arts, or a combination of these things.

In 2019 successful a-n Artist Bursaries recipients undertook a broad range of activities including: immersive periods of research and networking in the Seoul and Vienna art scenes, attending the 58th Venice Biennale as a first time exhibitor, undertaking training in VR software, and presenting a research paper at the Glass Art Society Conference in Florida. A full list of 2019 recipients can be found here.

Deadline for applications
12 noon, Thursday 21 November 2019.

How to apply
Applications are submitted via this form www.a-n.co.uk/form/apply-for-a-bursary

For more information please visit https://www.a-n.co.uk/about/a-n-artist-bursaries-2020/

Image: Rachel Ara, This Much I’m Worth (The self-evaluating artwork), at Vertiginous Data, MMCA, Seoul, South Korea, 2019. Taken from https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-n-artist-bursaries-2020-open-for-applications-from-a-n-members/