Upstarts Application

    Which stream are you applying to participate in?

    Personal Details

    Which race or ethnicity best describes you? *

    Most Recent Employment/ Course of Study

    Education, Training and Professional Qualifications

    Please start with the most recent qualification and include any currently being pursued if you don't hold any qualification just use n/a.

    Professional Experience

    Personal Statement

    Personal Bio

    Upload your response to the Brief / Supporting Media

    Upload your response to the application brief below. Please keep uploads as small as possible, alternatively you can share files/folders through Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please also include a headshot.


    I, the undersigned, declare that I understand the ICAD Upstarts Programme requires significant time commitment and a high level of professionalism. Should I be successful in this application I will be available commit time to attending the workshops scheduled and working on each week’s brief, on my own final piece for exhibition and on the design and promotion of the exhibition itself.

    Please reference "Upstarts Application Fee and your name" in your paypal payment.

    Through the support of our partners, if you are unable to cover the application fee you can request a waiver by emailing [email protected]

    Thank you for your application.