The Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) scheme offers small grants to visual artists and craft makers for their creative development at all stages of their career. These awards are supported by Creative Scotland through funding from the National Lottery in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council.
The VACMA Scheme offers two levels of bursaries and you should apply for the one that best suits your situation.
- Bursaries of £750
- Early-career bursaries of £500*
*For applicants that have less than 5 years experience outside of education/training, graduated in 2018 or later, or that have not studied art formally but have been practicing as an artist for up to 5 years.
The fund is open to visual artists and craft makers who can demonstrate a commitment to developing their creative practice and who are living, working or maintaining a studio space within the Local Authority area to which they are applying.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 24 October 2023, 5pm