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Art registration

Art Registration & Grants

We love and encourage spontaneous combustions of creative energy anytime, anywhere at Seed, but if you are making art that you plan to display on the open paddock – especially large-scale, flammable or fiery art – it’s important that you register with the ARTery! All art *must* register either Online or Onsite. Please make sure to read our policies before registering your piece.

If you want to display your art on the open paddock you must register with the ARTery and get placed by us. If you plan to install your creation within a theme camp or in your camp there is no need to register. You can register two ways;

1. Online: APPLY ONLINE: click here, open until July 15th.   View the entire form here to see what info we'll ask you.

2. Onsite: Just pop into our on-site ARTery HQ, from 10am-4pm any day during the festival and complete the walk-in registration form. If you are a keen bean you can fill it out at home by downloading it and bringing it with you. Note that flame effects installations cannot register on-site you must get pre-approval from the FART team before August 20th.

Do you require funding to make your project happen?

We have two tiers of grants available and two speciality grants and for the first time in 2018 we now have an EOI (Expression of Interest) Grant to help you develop your concept before you apply for a fully funded grant. Check out the ART Info Night Powerpoint Presentation here for a review of the grants we offer and some pro-tips for success.

Large Art Grants: $1,001-$5000: 

Application Dates: 2018 Grants application dates: 1-Mar-18 to 6-May-18 6pm
Notified By: 21-May-18
Before you apply you can view the questions we ask, click here.
Ready to apply? Click here for the 2018 Large Grant Application Form

Need a reminder? RSVP to the Large Grant Application facebook event.

Small Art Grants up to $1,000:

Application Dates:  1-Mar-18 to 10-Jun-18 6pm
Before you apply you can view the questions we ask, click  view the 2018 form and questions here.
Ready to apply? Click here for the 2018 Small Grant Application Form

Need a reminder? RSVP to the Small Grant Application facebook event.

EOI Grants up to $500: NOW CLOSED

Application Dates: 2018 EOI Grants open 12-Feb-18 and close 11-Mar-18 at 6 p.m

Notified By: 19-Mar-18

Ready to apply?  Applications are closed, but you can check out the FAQ and prepare for 2019!

Kids & Youth Art Grants: $500 and under: 

Are you 17 years or younger? Do you have an awesome idea that would get other youth and children to participate in making a piece of art that will be co-created at Burning Seed?

Application Dates: 1-Apr-18 to 15-Jul-18
Notified By: 23-Jul-18
Ready to apply? Please come back in April!
(in the meantime you can check out the 2017 application info here.)

Riverina Residents Art Grants: up to $1,000: 

Do you live in the Riverina East or West Area? Interested in making art for Burning Seed? We have a separate fund for local artist grants.

Application Dates: 1-Apr-18 to 15-Jul-18
Notified By: 23-Jul-18
Ready to apply? Please come back in April!
(want to see what we asked in 2017? view the 2017 form and questions here).