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Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES Entries now open for the biannual Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2013. The total prize pool has increased to $24,000 and is open to scupltors and installation artists. Read more

Muswellbrook Art Prize 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES The 42nd Muswellbrook Art Prize is now calling for entries. The total prize pool is $30,000. There are three sections: Section A - Acquisitive Painting Prize $20,000 Section B - Acquisitive Work on Paper Prize $5,000 Section C - Acquisitive Ceramic Prize $5,000 Academic, historian and authoress of Bound to Please: A History of the Victorian Corset (2001 Berg Press, London) Dr Leigh Summers BA (Hons) p. Read more

New Courses at TAFE NSW Riverina Art & Design

TAFE NSW Riverina Art & Design (Wagga Wagga  Campus) have announced a new program of short and full time courses on offer for 2013. There are four main areas of study: Visual Arts Graphic Design Conservation and Restoration Digital Media Becoming qualified as an arts practicioner opens up many exciting career opportunities. Read more

Home Is Where The Art Is

The Northern Rivers region is known for its creative and eccentric residents. That's why the Lismore Regional Gallery wants a look at the unsual places where these locals hang their hats. Read more

The Children's Picture Book Illustrators' Initiative

Applications will open February 4th 2013 for The Children's Picture Book Illustrators' Initiative. Now in its 3rd year, the Initiative is run by the Australian Society of Authors which has secured funding from the Literature Board to offer grants of up to $15,000 are available for emerging, developing and established illustrators who have a specific project they'd like to develop. Read more

Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship

The Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship is now calling for applicants. The Fellowship was created to utilise the unique perspective of creatives to convey the Antarctic experience and the work being done there to other Australians. Read more

Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships | Open for applications

The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships provide support for young Australians in a variety of categories to help them further their cultural education and achieve their dreams. The Trust Company as Trustee is offering two scholarships in four categories worth $20,000 each, to candidates who show great promise in the arts and in literature. The categories are acting, painting, sculpture and singing. The scholarship funds can be used to assist with study programs, professional training courses and/or mentor programs. Find out more on the Marten Bequest website. Read more

Rural Women’s Network | Expression of interest regional representatives

The Rural Women’s Network (RWN) wants to link with women around the state who are keen to share ideas and help them improve their understanding of regional needs and how to best address these and continually improve RWN services. The Rural Women Connect commitment will be for three years starting in 2013, with the aim of using phone and computer technology as much as possible to ensure distance is not a barrier to participation. Regions are loosely defined as North/Mid Coast, South Coast/Snowy Mountain, Central West, South West North West/Outback, and New England. Click here for more information. Read more

The Rocks Pop-up | Call for submissions

The Rocks Pop-up is looking for creative partners and practitioners interested in exhibition, experimentation and collaboration to join its community in 2012/13. Successful applicants enter into licence agreements to manage the spaces and coordinate use by artists and creative workers under their umbrella. Find out more here. Read more