VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. This website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues.
Entries for the 2015 Sasol New Signatures competition are now open. With this year’s theme being, "Eye for Potential”, Sasol is challenging emerging South African artists who have the ability to see beyond what the naked eye can see, to create art works and launch their careers.
The Two Thousand and Fourteen Ways of Being Here encourages the development of public art ‘from the ground up’, engaging with residential issues and working with communities to ensure local ownership of public art processes and works. With a focus on secondary and small towns, Two Thousand and Fourteen Ways seeks to develop new approaches and new audiences for public art.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum seeks a dedicated and motivated individual wishing to gain experience in the various functions of an art museum. Made possible by Africalia and VANSA, this internship is a hands-on skills development programme with increasing levels of responsibility within the organization as the internship progresses.
As part of the broader African Cultural Leadership Programme, which has been running since 2012 in more than 41 African countries, applications are now open for suitable Learning Partners to join the 10-day Cultural Entrepreneurship Course in Cape Town in June.
From 2015 onwards The Lizamore and Associates Mentorship Programme will no longer only focus on emerging artists, but also give opportunities to young curators through the Curatorial Mentorship Programme.
neo: is very pleased to announce details of the forthcoming international biennial neo:artprize.
If you are a practicing visual artist but you haven't set up your own website yet, sign up for the Bag Factory's Artists' Website Workshop. This workshop is has been funded by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.
Spier Arts Academy offers employment-based training in professional ceramics, providing teaching by the best tutors. This three year, full-time apprenticeship focuses on Ceramic Art, but also includes tuition in Drawing, Mathematics, Art History and Business Skills.
OK. Video invites creators from all over the world to send in their artwork as well as art projects with various approaches of artistic presentation: time-based (video, film, and performance), installations, single channel or multi-channel; sound art; digital imaging; or online art that produced between 2013 – 2015.