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Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours | Regional NSW Heroes

On the 11 June, the Governor General announced a number of appointments and awards for the Queen's Birthday Honours, including a number of regional NSW heroes. Regional Arts NSW congratulates these recipients and thanks them for their tireless work for the regional arts and cultural sector in NSW. Read more

Australian Artists Invited to Enter the Inaugural Evelyn Chapman Art Award

Perpetual, as Trustee, is pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity for Australian painters. The Evelyn Chapman Art Award provides a $50,000 scholarship for an Australian painter, male or female under the age of 45, to ‘engender the encouragement, development and rewarding of artistic skill, through furthering the training and knowledge and skills of Australian painters.’ Read more

Research Trip to Uncover Stories of Synergy in Art and Life

Margaret Olley Art Centre's Curator has been awarded a prestigiuous travel grant to France to research a friend and colleague of Margaret Olley, expatriate Australian painter, Fred Jessup. Ingrid Hedgcock - who is also Collections Manager at Tweed Regional Gallery - has been awarded a 2018 Darling Travel Grant Global, by the Gordon Darling Foundation. Read more

Applications Now Open for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF) 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF), an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The program is managed by Regional Arts Australia and Regional Arts NSW, and is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. Read more

Job Opportunity | Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Art Gallery Director

As the leading visual arts organisation in the Riverina, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery inspires a vibrant, innovative and diverse regional arts culture: engaging with our local and global communities, supporting artists, and promoting a flourishing and experimental creative environment accessible to all. Read more

Four Winds | Sheena Boughen recognised with Queen’s Birthday Honour

Four Winds is incredibly proud of its Life Ambassador, Sheena Boughen, who has been awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Sheena’s tireless work as a pro-bono CEO and Chair of Four Winds over many years has resulted in world class music performance spaces being developed in Barragga Bay, Bermagui, on the Far South Coast of NSW. Read more