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Arts NSW Regional Arts Fellowships closing soon

Artists and arts/cultural workers have until 5pm, Monday, 24 August to apply for two Arts NSW Regional Arts Fellowships.

The fellowships worth $50,000 each are open to artists and performers or arts/cultural workers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts and culture, literature, music, theatre, screen and the visual arts from regional areas.

For the purpose of this program Regional NSW is defined as Local Government Areas (LGA’s) outside the metropolitan and metropolitan fringe of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

The CAD Factory’s artistic director, Vic McEwan was announced as the recipient of the first Regional Fellowship. This involves Vic working as the 2015 Artist in Residence at the National Museum of Australia, exploring human engagment with the landscape.  He is also undertaking a major arts/health project in the UK with Manchester University and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital working towards the use of contemporary arts in trauma reduction.

Vic has devised, developed and presented a diverse program of past work involving major partnerships with multiple outcomes ranging from flood trauma recovery to interactive gallery installations.

Read more about Vic’s activities as a Regional Fellow here.

Full details of the scholarships and how to apply can be found here.