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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

Balranald Shire Council | Expression of interest for public artwork

Balranald Shire Council, in partnership with South West Arts, is seeking expressions of interest from artists to design and create a public artwork for the new Balranald Interpretive Centre. The commission is for an artwork (or a series of artworks) that will attract and retain visitors to the community and stimulate increased interest in the Balranald Interpretive Centre. This is a recirculated brief and EOI’s received previously will be reconsidered in this round. For all the details, download the brief here. Read more

19th International Symposium on Electronic Art | Call for participation

The 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) will comprise engaging presentations and thought-provoking speakers and discussions in Sydney from June 7 – 16 2013. They are looking for a variety of formats and engagement for presenters and participants to ensure a high quality of thought, deliberation and discussion. The over-arching theme of the conference is ‘Resistance is futile’ and suggested formats for submissions include creator sessions, roundtables, workshops and panels. Click here for more information. Read more

Circus Oz: Blackrobatics Masterclass 2012 | Call for entries

With generous philanthropic support, Circus Oz has established their Blakrobatics Program: Masterclasses and Internships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing artists. Circus Oz is calling for interested performing artists to be a part of the Blakrobatics Masterclass to be held from October 29 – November 2 2012 in Melbourne. Six to seven emerging or mid-career Indigenous performing artists will be selected to participate in the introduction and orientation to circus skills training and performance. From its beginnings, Circus Oz has been visibly and vocally committed to the cause of land rights and reconciliation with Australia’s First Peoples. Further details including how to apply are available on the CircusOz website.
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Rylstone Sculptures | Call for sculpture submissions

Rylstone Sculptures is calling for artists to propose for one or more works to be included in an exhibition of sculptures at the Rylstone Kandos Show in February 2013. This exhibition will be a stand-alone event in conjunction with Rylstone Kandos Show Society. The long term goal of Rylstone Sculptures is to oversee multiple and diverse installations of permanent and site specific sculptures along the banks of the Cudgegong River at Rylstone and in and around the environs of the towns of Rylstone and Kandos. Visit their website to find out more. Read more