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CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
2022 METRO ARTS VISUAL ARTS (MAVA) – MAVA PATHFINDERS

Metro Arts is thrilled to offer ‘MAVA Pathfinders’, a rare and well-supported opportunity for artists to explore new ways forward in their career.

Ensuring a strong local independent sector of artists, MAVA Pathfinders will support three Queensland, mid-career visual artists to explore new opportunities, and to purposefully harness their potential to build more sustainable careers.

Included in the Program:

A 12-month artist residency (May 2022 – May 2023) at the MAVA Substation which includes:

  • 24/7 access to the secured MAVA Pathfinder studio;
  • Access to the new and fully equipped workshop;
  • Salary $50,700 per annum pro rata (0.6 FTE) + statutory super;
  • Material budget of $5,000 (per artist);
  • Support from the Metro Arts team and broader network that might include but not be limited to:
    • Curatorial
    • Marketing
    • Financial
    • Business development
    • Technical; and
    • Access to Metro Arts’ local, national, and international networks.

KEY DATES:

ONLINE Information session:
Tuesday 25 January 2022, 6:00 – 7:00pm

Applications open: Save & Exit
Friday 17 December 2021, 9:00am AEST

Applications close:
Wednesday 23 February 2022, 11:59pm AEST

HOW TO APPLY: 

Application Guide: Download / view the application guide here.

Online Application Form: 
The link to the online application form can be found in the application guide. You can preview the online application form here

ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION:

Tuesday 25 January, 6:00 – 7:00pm
*INFO SESSION DETAILS HAVE CHANGED*
Please note, given the changing Covid-19 advisements and restrictions, this event will now run as an online event. 

HOW DO I JOIN THE ONLINE SESSION?

On a computer or laptop: Join the session via the ‘JOIN SESSION’ button above OR paste the following link into your browser (we recommend Chrome): https://meet.google.com/rfk-jpap-dpf

On a mobile device: You can access google meet through your gmail app, or you can download the Google Meet app. In either of these apps, paste the following code to join: rfk-jpap-dpf

 
Or dial: ‪(AU) +61 2 9051 6596‬ PIN: ‪169 822 520‬#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/rfk-jpap-dpf?pin=5420151964028
 
GOT A QUESTION?

Send it to jenna@metroarts.com.au to ensure it gets answered in the session.

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS :

Jenna Green (Producer – Special Initiatives) will be available at the following times for 15 minute individual consultations to discuss applications:

Thursday 27 January: 10am – 12pm AND 4pm – 6pm

Friday 28 January: 12pm – 2pm
 
To book an individual call, email jenna@metroarts.com.au and specify your preferred date / time option.

 

Image: Sarah Poulgrain, 2021. Photo: Charlie Hillhouse.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Metro Arts Visual Arts (MAVA) Substation is supported by Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative.