Engine and Grain are jointly offering a bursary of £1,000 to an artist living and working in the West Midlands region. Photography should be an integral element of the artist’s practice.

Image; Anthony Simon Harries, Grain Prize, RBSA Photography Exhibition

The bursary should be used to make a significant impact on the artist’s professional development and can be used for travel, accommodation, research, mentoring or course fees (not f/t education courses).

Please apply by sending a proposal of no more than 500 words outlining how you would use the bursary if successful. This should be accompanied by 3 images of recent work, your website details, budget projections and your CV. Applications should be sent to info@newartwestmidlands.co.uk by 5pm on 15 May.

A decision will be made by 5 June and applicants will be informed during that week. The successful applicant will be expected to write a brief evaluation report.

Engine is a professional development programme for artists and curators in the West Midlands region. It is delivered by The New Art Gallery Walsall in partnership with New Art West Midlands and a range of other partners.

Grain is an arts organisation dedicated to commissioning, facilitating and delivering ambitious, engaging and high quality photography projects, commissions, events and exhibitions. Grain works with a variety of partners regionally, nationally and internationally.  www.grainphotographyhub.co.uk