Creative Scotland: Young Artist Bursary Programme 2013

September 29, 2012

Spring Fling is offering 2 x Young Artists Bursaries for artist and maker graduates of UK art schools who are originally from or have a connection to Dumfries and Galloway. This bursary of £1000 will encourage young artists to work in the region. Spring Fling will offer a mentoring program with an established practitioner in a related discipline, £1000 to fund the creation of new work, and funded and automatic entry into Spring Fling 25 – 27 May 2013. The £1000 bursary will be used to cover the cost of materials, and expenses incurred in creating the new work and participating in the programme.

Deadline: 25th October 2012.


Applicants must:

• Be a graduate, postgraduate or final year student from a UK art school*

• Demonstrate a connection to Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

• Have graduated within the last 3 years

• Be 25 years old or under by 30 June 2013

• Be available to create new work to show at Spring Fling Open Studios 2013

• Be available for 15 days mentoring with a matched mentor between February and May 2013

• Be available, and in attendance in a temporary ‘open studio’ space from 10am – 5pm each day over 25, 26, 27 May 2013 to show new work at Spring Fling 2013 in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

*please note, final year students must be available to spend 15 full days in Dumfries and Galloway with their Mentor between 1 February – 30 June 2012, and must be available to show their new work in Dumfries and Galloway during Spring Fling 25-27 June 2013.


1. Quality of the applicant’s work (design and/or concept, technical ability)

2. Image quality (for use in the brochure and other promotional purposes)

3. Quality of CV and artists statement

4. The applicant’s proposed ‘Spring Fling’ open studio/ visitor experience

5. The Young Artist’s connection to Dumfries & Galloway

This opportunity is available in: All Scotland

For further information, please contact (Leah Black), or visit The deadline is Thursday 25 October 2012 at 23:00.

via Creative Scotland: Young Artist Bursary Programme 2013.


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