Professional and emerging artists with a penchant for painting ‘en plein air’ will have the chance to win $20,000 with the NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, which opens for entries on Monday 19 June 2017.
Artists are invited to enter up to two paintings done en plein air, of a New South Wales subject, with the work begun on or after May 2015. Read more
Screenworks has today announced the eight filmmakers from regional NSW that will receive funding as part of Createability 2017 - a project profiling work produced by artists with disability. This year, half of the projects will include a person with disability in a key creative role on the production. Read more
Shellharbour is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, a wealth of attractions and things to do, combining great opportunities with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast. Read more
In September 2018 the Giiyong Festival will take place at Jigamy, just north of Eden. It will be the region’s first multi-art form festival celebrating traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture through dance, art, literature, music, film, theatre, food, sport, workshops and cultural tours. Read more
Margaret Olley once joked that people liked to paint her portrait because she had "a face like a pudding and it's easy to draw".
Her humorous response came after friend and biographer Christine France asked why Olley thought she was such a popular portrait subject for fellow artists. Read more
Goulburn Mulwaree Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Gina Mobayed as the Director of goulburn.art REGIONAL GALLERY. Gina’s appointment follows the recent departure of former Gallery Director Jane Cush after a very successful nine years in the role. Read more
Arts Northern Rivers has announced the election of Cr. Elly Bird as the new Chair of the Board. The Board unanimously elected the Lismore Council representative who brings a strong background in arts and cultural development and has been involved with directing large scale arts events. Read more