Awards & Competitions

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) [February deadline]

VACMA are a programme of small grant schemes for Visual Artists and Craft Makers.

Closing date: 7 Feb 2023

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

The scheme offers two levels of fixed bursaries (£750 and £500), applicants should apply for the one that best suits their situation.

There are two deadlines in 2022/23:

  • Autumn: 5pm, Tuesday 25 October 2022
  • Winter: 5pm, Tuesday 7 February 2023

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