A series of workshops in Armidale this week is giving young people more than an opportunity to create music, dance, images and more. It's giving them the chance to be the agents of change in their own lives. Read more
The second of the donated works for the Walsh Bay Arts Table 2014 silent art auction comes from Indigenous artist, Kevin 'Sooty' Welsh.
Artist: Kevin 'Sooty' Welsh Regional Arts Board: Outback Arts
Artwork: Coolamon and digging stick. Read more
One of the highlights of Walsh Bay Arts Table 2014 will be the silent auction of artworks from artists from each of the Regional Arts Boards. Glen Innes artist, Heather Cohen has donated her work, Lady in the Window. Read more
South West Arts new Regional Arts Development Officer/Executive Officer, Wendy Shorthouse, says she has no doubt about the role art and culture play in all aspects of country life. She returned to the region in 2000 to bring up her young family. Read more
Breaking news: Siv has been chosen as one of three writers to take her blog, on dusk, into book form through the 'Blurb Blog to Book' challenge.
'I'm sure my success is partly due to tips I was able to get on tidying my blog format, honing my publishing pitch and writing in general from the Emerging Writers' Festival I was able to attend thanks to the RAF Quick Response Grant.' Read more
Regional Arts NSW Chair, Peter White, believes strong regional arts practice and networks are important to ensure Australia is a ‘culturally ambitious nation.
Mr White was responding to the launch of the Australia Council for the Arts Strategic Plan 2014-2019 earlier this week aimed at positioning Australia in the national and international spheres. The council also launched its new grants model. Read more
Regional Arts NSW Aboriginal Arts Officer, Anthony Walker, has returned from the 2014 Indigenous Art Fair in Cairns inspired by the range and depth of the activities at the fair, including a symposium on the different sectors of the Aboriginal art industry. Read more
Applications have opened for the Country Arts Support Program (CASP).
The grants for a maximum amount ranging from $3,000 to $5000 (varying by Regional Arts Board) are available to groups and organisations based in regional NSW for projects occurring between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015. Read more
Funding of $20,000 from Arts NSW through the Aboriginal Arts and Cultural fund will give Narooma based Aboriginal dancer, Sharon Mason the boost she needs to choreograph a great future for Djaadjawan Dancers Read more
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance artists in NSW
The Birrang Creative Residency and Creative Lab application deadlines have been extended to 18th August 2014 and 8th September 2014, respectively. Read more
The 2015 Regional Arts Fund (RAF) for applications for arts projects that will be taking place next year is closing Thursday, 14 August.
In 2014, Heaps Decent was successful in gaining RAF funding for the True West project to continue working with students from Broken Hill High School, Menindee Central and St Therese Community School in Wilcannia in a creative development partnership exploring music and digital visual media. Read more