Grant Opportunities

Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad

Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad

Deadline: 29 February 2020

Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad to to promote the international career development of Finnish artists or artists based in Finland by promoting their networking and opportunities to exhibit or perform abroad.

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The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy.

Program Purposes

Artists can apply for a travel grant when they perform or present their work outside Finland, such as in a solo or group exhibition, biennale, triennale, festival or other contemporary art event.
Travel grants can only be applied for to cover personal or work group’s
travel expenses
accommodation expenses
transport expenses
insurance of artworks during transport
Eligibility Criteria

20+ Donors standing up for Human Rights and Equality
10+ International Donors seeking to improve Access to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
20+ Global Donors for Empowering Women and Girls
25+ Donors for the Empowerment of Youth
Visual artists who are Finnish or based in Finland
Work groups formed by Finnish artists or artists based in Finland
Travel grants may not be applied on behalf of another person. The contact person of a work group must be among the travellers. Organisations such as associations, cooperatives or companies are not eligible for the travel grant. They are advised to apply instead for a project grant for exhibiting work by Finnish artists abroad.
Travel grants cannot be spent on:
residencies (including travel to and from)
per diems or living costs
gallery rental or participation fees
production and material costs of artworks
installation costs or equipment purchases
artistic work
studies, theses
the expenses of foreign artists not based in Finland
events or exhibitions in Finland
Required Appendices

travel plan: purpose of trip, dates and programme, description of venue, as well as importance of the trip to the promotion of the applicant’s international career
Curriculum Vitae (1–2 pages) or biography
work groups: short Curricula Vitae or biographies
3–5 images per participating Finnish artist
Attachments should be in PDF or JPG format. The maximum file size is 3 Mb.
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