Art Gallery of NSW

Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship

In memory of Eva Breuer, one of Australia’s most loved and prolific art dealers who made a signification contribution to Australian art in the 1980s and 90s, The Breuer Foundation has established an annual scholarship to be awarded to a young Australian female artist for the purpose of travel and study in Paris.

The Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship is an award of $25,000. The scholarship recipient is chosen from the winners of the Cité Internationale des Arts studio residencies in Paris, who receive either a two-month tenancy at the Moya Dyring Memorial Studio or three-month tenancy at the Dr Denise Hickey Memorial Studio.

The scholarship is payable in three monthly instalments for the two-month tenancy (Moya Dyring Studio) or four monthly instalments for the three-month tenancy (Dr Denise Hickey Memorial Studio). It can be used to cover the costs of travel, monthly maintenance fee to the Cité authorities and living expenses associated with the residency.

Entry requirements

  • The winner will be chosen from successful applicants to the Paris studio residency that year.
  • Applicants must be a female artist, 35 years or under at the time of application.
  • The successful applicant must be available to attend the winner’s announcement at the Art Gallery of NSW on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

How to apply

Complete the online application form on the Studios in Paris page by Wednesday 22 May 2020. You will be asked to indicate whether you are eligible for the Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship.

Selection process

  • Finalists will be selected and contacted in late June 2020.
  • The Scholarship will be judged by a panel consisting of Gallery staff.
  • Recipient of the Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship will be chosen from the winners of the studio residency. One trustee from The Breuer Foundation will be part of the judging panel for this award.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Applications close
22 May 2020
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