Arts Opportunities and Funding

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards: Orkney (Open)

In partnership with Creative Scotland and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.


Application deadline: 17.00 on 5 February 2019

The Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) are a programme of small grants schemes with a range of local authorities and art agencies across Scotland to support visual artists and craft makers in their creative and professional development.

Established by Creative Scotland, these partnerships give support at a local level and work with local panels to offer funds to support practitioners at all stages of their career who have demonstrated a commitment to their work and in developing their practice through new work, new skills or new opportunities.

Awards of £500 and £1,500 are available.

Please refer to the application guidance for full details and how to apply and use the application form available from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

For further information, for a word format application form or support with an application please contact:

Antony Mottershead (Arts Officer)

Arts, Museums and Heritage, Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY.

Telephone: 01856873535 extension 2406.

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School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535


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