The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant


The Foundation funds young artists who are pursuing their studies or are in the early stage of their career, are working in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking, and demonstrate the determination and talent to pursue a lifetime career in their art practice.



Style & Discipline

Applicants must work within a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking. Artists using the following practices are ineligible to apply: illustration, graphic design, photography, animation, video art, film, digital art, crafts, decorative arts.

Career Stage

Applicants must be in the early stage of their career, either as a student or as an emerging artist in the process of launching their career. Grants are not intended as work or project grants for more experienced or mature artists.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to apply and may not be older than 41 years of age at the time of submitting their application for a first grant. Candidates who have previously received a grant may apply for a further grant after the age of 41, provided that they continue to meet all other eligibility requirements.


Deadline: The Foundation welcomes applications throughout the year; there is no deadline for filing an application.


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