All applicants must provide a clear outline of their intended project.

Please read PICA’s Information Pack and Frequently Asked Questions and contact them to discuss your project before you apply.

Your application will be assessed for its artistic merit, which includes:

  • a detailed project description
  • an indicative budget
  • support material (see requirements below)

Support Material

You must submit the following support material with your application as one PDF via the online SmartyGrants system:

  • Draft schedule for completion of a work within a 10 month timeframe
  • One-page indicative budget outlining the estimated expenses for realising a major new project.
  • One-page professional curriculum vitae outlining exhibition history and significant achievements
  • Examples and links to previous work (maximum of 10 images/links)



Applications will be assessed by a panel of representatives from Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts; Institute of Modern Art; Australian Centre for Contemporary Art; 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art; and the Copyright Agency.

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