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Staff Additions to RANSW for 2013

RANSW is excited to welcome aboard new members to our team for 2013. Millie McMahon has been appointed to the position of full-time Administration Officer and will commence in February. 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

WPCC Temporary Program

Due to a refurbishment, the Western Plains Cultural Centre’s Gallery, Museum and Outlook Café will be closed from 29 January to 1 March 2013. Read more

Interview with Thorsten Kaeding from NFSA

Grafton Regional Art Gallery is currently showing a cutting edge mixed-media exhibition which forms part of a collaboration with the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) and partner galleries. Read more

Artist In Profile - Judy O'Neill

Judy O’Neill is a Gamilaroi woman from Goodooga and  has lived in Orange since 1999.  She is a talented artist whose goal was to form a local group of indigenous and non-indigenous women who practice traditional and contemporary raffia weaving styles weekly and exhibit their creations. 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

South West Arts welcomes new board members

South West Arts held its Annual General Meeting and Strategic Planning session on 19 May 2012 at the Wanganella Hall. The AGM saw the RAB welcome their new board members: Tertia Butcher from Hay, Julie Cassar from Blighty, Phil Nunn from Tocumwal and Linda Duffy from Deniliquin. Read more

Keele to step down

Australia Council for the Arts CEO Kathy Keele will step down at the end of the year, after six years leading the peak arts body. Australia Council executive director of arts funding Libby Christie will be acting CEO from January until the funding and advisory body finds a permanent replacement. Read more