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Ruth Maddison | Artspace Residency Update

In June this year, Eden photographer, Ruth Maddison was awarded the inaugural Artspace Residency for an artist living in regional NSW. Now, with 3 weeks to go, she has almost completed the residency, Estelle Pigot caught up with her to find out what she’s been up to in her time in Sydney. Read more

Over His Head | Alex Wisser's Hill End Hole

"The more he thought, the less he understood. And so the boy stopped thinking and put all his energy into digging the hole."   - 'The Wind-Up Bird' by Haruki Murakami Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) run an Artist in Residence program at Haefligers Cottage, in Hill End, 84 kilometres from Bathurst, since 1994. Read more

Wallaby Trending | Claudine Thornton

In this year’s Shoot the Chef photography competition, two Southern Highlands photographers were featured amongst the finalists.  Editorial and lifestyle photographer, Claudine Thornton entered her controversial photograph of Alex Thomas and was chosen in the finalists bringing the spotlight to this thriving photography scene, once again. Read more

Curator Required for National Touring Initiative

National Exhibition Touring Support Australia (NETS) are seeking expressions of interest from organisations or individuals with appropriate curatorial expertise to develop a major, national exhibition of moving image/screen based/digital or new media artwork that would tour to each state and territory in Australia from 2015-17. Read more

Backyard Ashes | Little Aussie Film That Could

A new independent, micro-budgeted film that celebrates mateship and the great Australian backyard culture was made, despite the odds, with strong community support from citizens and organisations of the regional city Wagga Wagga (the hometown of co-writers Mark Grentell and Peter Cox). Read more

Artists in Profile | Sister Act, Koolaman Designs

Sisters, Lisa O'Keefe and Stacey Clayton, live in the border country between NSW and Victoria. They have been running their jewellery brand, koolaman designs for six years from their remote homes, despite living 450 kilometres apart from one another. Read more

Regional Arts NSW’s ArtLinks

                    Links we love Creative Partnerships has launched the Plus1 fund matching program, to create opportunities for artists and NFP organisations in the creative industries. Read more