The Joyce Spencer Fellowship

The Joyce Spencer Fellowship

The Joyce Spencer Fellowship

About The Fellowship

The Joyce Spencer Fellowship is to support a regional NSW textile artist or collective to deliver a new artwork or exhibition. Named after the textile artist Joyce Spencer (1928 – 2019), the fellowship is made possible with funds from the Spencer family and Western Riverina Arts, in partnership with the Cad Factory.

The Joyce Spencer Fellowship will be administered over two years; with applications open in June 2020 and June 2021. Each year, one fellowship of $4000 will be awarded.

To Apply

Applicants who meet the selection criteria will be asked to submit their application via an online form. The form will ask you to include:

  • Name, pronouns, date of birth, contact information, local regional arts board

  • 300 words about your project or exhibition

  • 1 page CV of the lead artist

  • Confirmation letter of where the project will be presented. Eg letter from a gallery, local council, RADO, arts organisation etc outlining you have either 1) a confirmed venue or site-specific location, or 2) that they will assist you to find a space to present your work in before December 2023.

  • Up to 10 images of work with clearly labelled titles

Round 1
Round 1 applications are now closed. All applicants will be notified of the results on 3 August 2020. Proposed projects should be delivered between August 2020 – December 2022.

Round 2
Round 2 applications will open on Monday 31 May 2021 and close on Sunday 18 July 2021 at midnight. All applicants will be notified of the results on 2 August 2021. Proposed projects should be delivered between August 2021 – December 2023.

Selection Criteria
1. The lead artist/s must reside in regional NSW. Regional NSW does not include: Greater Sydney, the Central Coast, Newcastle, Wollongong and the Blue Mountains.

​More Information
Sarah McEwan, Creative Producer at the Cad Factory
P: 0405 447 490
E: sarah@cadfactory.com.au

To Apply CLICK HERE

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