The J. D. Fergusson Arts Award Trust aims to encourage promising Scottish artists by giving an annual award. Awards are given in alternating years for exhibition (development and production of new work) and travel (research and development).
Applying for the J D Fergusson Arts Award
The award is open to artists working in any visual arts discipline, within the following criteria:
- If you were born in Scotland or have spent more than half your life resident in Scotland.
- Any professional training undertaken was completed three years ago or more.
- Any awards or support received (e.g. residencies, grants) within the last two years were not over the value of £1,000 on any one occasion.
- You are not an elected member of any of the major award giving artistic bodies, e.g. RSA, RSW.
- You have not previously won the J D Fergusson Arts Award.
The closing date for applications is 31 October each year.
Find out how to apply for the 2018 J D Fergusson Arts Award.
Past J D Fergusson Arts Award Winners
|2012||Michelle de Bruin and Emma Noble||Travel|