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Cementa 17| An Interview with Artist Miriam Williamson

A once flourishing cement works town, Kandos (pop. 1,200) is located 3.5 hours from Sydney between the towns of Lithgow and Mudgee. The town owes its existence to the plentiful supplies of limestone and coal in the region, which supported the former cement plant up until its closure in 2012. Read more

Artist Profile|Matilda Julian

When you visit Matilda Julian’s website she is described simply as ‘Fine Artist from Central Western NSW’. More specifically, Matilda is a fine artist from the tiny town (population 454 at the 2011 census) of Geurie located on the main highway between Wellington and Dubbo. Read more

Vale Kim Nelson

More than 500 people, including many from the regional arts community of the Southern Tablelands, attended a celebration of the life of artist, Kim Nelson last Saturday at the Yass Soldiers Club. Read more

Artist In Profile | Louise Cooper

Artist, Louise Cooper, has been facilitating a Creative History Project in Leeton for Western Riverina Arts. As well as learning the stories of the people she is interviewing, she is getting to know her new home. Read more

Artist Profile| Melinda Young

In 2004 Sydney based contemporary jeweller, Melinda Young, travelled to Broken Hill. Ten years later she returned for a residency funded through the Country Arts Support Program (CASP). Read more

Regional Arts NSW's Art Links

Imagine a regional town where 10% of the population is actively learning the local Aboriginal language, every week - Welcome to Parkes NSW ... Read more

Provocation of Excellence

'Being ambitious for excellence doesn't mean being less authentic, less local community-spirited or less regional - on the contrary, keeping your regional voice is vital!' Lindy Hume, RANSW Board Director. Read more