Calling all Belfast School of Art BA and MFA final year Fine Art students!


Void Gallery Fine Art Graduate Award is available to BA & MFA final year Fine Art students from Belfast School of Art. The award offers mentoring support and the use of Void’s education space as a workspace and/or exhibition space in October / November 2023.


Application Process


The application should be submitted by PDF and contain:


  • A single A4 page outlining expression of interest.
  • It should contain information about the applicant, and artist statement and why they would like to work with Void and in Derry City.
  • Max 8 images of documentation of artwork / and or video links
  • Up-to-date CV


Application submission


All information, including portfolio images, links and CV, must be included in a single PDF document and sent with the subject heading ‘Void Gallery Fine Art Graduate Award’ to:


Zoe McSparron

Interim Head of Public Programmes


Any questions can be directed to Zoe also.


Application deadline: Thursday 25th May 2023 by 4pm.




Organised in collaboration with Ulster University Belfast School of Art.


Image credit: 2022 Graduate Awardee, Krunal Gohil’s exhibition, Vyang-Kath. Image by Tansy Cowley, courtesy of Void Gallery.


Void Gallery is supported using public funding from Arts Council Northern Ireland, Arts Council National Lottery Fund, All Island Fund, Austin and Hope Pilkington Foundation, Arnold Clarke Foundation, Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund, Community Foundation Ireland, Derry City and Strabane District Council, Enkalon Foundation, National Lottery Community Fund, The Ireland Funds, Ragdoll Foundation.


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