FUNDING AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR VISUAL ARTISTS AND CRAFT MAKERS

The Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards scheme (VACMA) is managed by East Lothian Council Arts Service in partnership with Creative Scotland, providing funding for artists and craft makers living or working in East Lothian. The next deadline for applications is Tuesday 1 March 2022, 5pm.

Emerging artists and new graduates can apply for £500, with £750 bursaries available for more established practitioners.

Applicants are asked to detail their creative practice, what the bursary will enable them to do and how this will help support their skills and development.

The application form and guidelines can be found on the Arts Service pages of East Lothian Council’s website, here https://bit.ly/2K51olF

The VACMA funding is available to artists and makers to support their practice.  For further information about the application process, please email artsservice@eastlothian.gov.uk .