Event Type

ACNI Collection Acquisitions Open Submission Scheme

Calls for Makers 20-Jan-2020 - 14-Feb-2020

This scheme gives artists an opportunity to submit details of an artwork for consideration to be purchased for the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Art Collection.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s specific objectives with respect to acquisitions are to

  • support individual artists;
  • contribute to the development of visual arts practice in Northern Ireland;
  • develop a culture in which visual art is respected and appreciated;
  • foster knowledge and research;
  • ensure that contemporary visual arts are showcased; and,
  • stimulate the art market in Northern Ireland.
  • Who can apply?

    Artists of all disciplines and in all types of working practice, who have made a contribution to artistic activities in Northern Ireland for a minimum period of one year within the last five years.

    Artists from Northern Ireland who are living elsewhere will also be considered. In exceptional circumstances, artists who are not from Northern Ireland but who have made an outstanding contribution to the arts in Northern Ireland may be considered.

    For more information, please click here.

    Deadline: Friday, 14 February 2020, 4pm.