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Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

This program supports Tasmanian commercial galleries to represent local artists at key national markets.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

Art Fair Industry Development Initiative - application form

Key dates

Opens: 3 September 2018
Closes: 18 March 2019

Notification will occur within six weeks of the closing date.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, commercial galleries must:

  • be a current or pending participant in the  COLLECT Art Purchase Scheme
  • provide written confirmation from the curatorial team at either the Sydney Contemporary or the Melbourne Art Fair.

Applicants must also meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How much can I apply for?

Four grants of $20 000 (+ GST) are available per round.

You may submit one application to this program per calendar year.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a multi-artform panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • benefit.

For more information, please visit criteria.

How do I submit my application?

Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

Other information

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