REGIONAL STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Alicia Legget
Email rado@oranaarts.com
Mobile 0429 945 811

 

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND ENGAGEMENT
Andrew Glassop
Email projects@oranaarts.com

 

ADMINISTRATION/STUDIO
Amanda Donahue
Email operations@oranaarts.com

 

CREATIVE CONTENT PRODUCER
Kim V. Goldsmith
Email communications@oranaarts.com

 

NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL LEAD AMBASSADOR
Georgie Saunders
Email Info@oranaarts.com

REGIONAL DIRECTORS

CHAIR: Diane McArthur
DEPUTY CHAIR: Alan Fowler
TREASURER: Aunty Ruth Carney
DIRECTOR: Ruth Carney
DIRECTOR: Virginia Handmer
DIRECTOR: Stephen Lawrence
DIRECTOR: Fiona MacDonald

CONTRIBUTING COUNCILS

Dubbo Regional

Warrumbungle Shire

ABORIGINAL ARTS & CULTURE

Aboriginal Population and Language Groups

  • Almost 7,500 Aboriginal people live in the region (approximately 10% of the general area population)
  • Highest concentration of Aboriginal people live in Narromine, followed by Gilgandra and Dubbo City

Orana Arts Aboriginal Arts Development

  • In 2012 Orana Arts commenced sponsorship of an Aboriginal Art Prize in Art Unlimited, supported Central West Aboriginal Arts Development Officer in partnership with Arts OutWest, began offering the service to create and maintain CVs for all Aboriginal Artists in Orana Arts region, ran a copyright workshop for Indigenous artists and arts workers with Viscopy in Dubbo and Coonabarabran and increased networking opportunities and individual support for Aboriginal artists
  • In March 2013 an Aboriginal Arts Development Officer was appointed through funding support from the Australian government’s Office for the Arts.  This position aims to support the development and sustainability of a vibrant Aboriginal arts and crafts industry in the Orana region.

Festivals  Red Ochre Festival Aboriginal Arts Organisations

  • Gamilaraay Language Circle, Coonabarabran
  • Mudyigalang Narromine
  • Red Ochre Events, Dubbo
  • Sculptures in the Scrub Reference Group
  • Biamie Dreaming Cooperative-Artists’ Cooperative
  • Yalmambirra Boogijoon Aboriginal Cultural Camp, Balladoran
  • Cooee Heritage Centre, Gilgandra
  • Direct Descendants Aboriginal Corporation, Wirrimbah

Aboriginal Arts Training Institutions

  • Charles Sturt University Centre For Indigenous Studies, Dubbo
  • TAFE Western

HEROES WEAR CAPES: IDHERO PROJECT

Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay artist Dennis Golding spent two days in Wellington on workshops for the idHERO program.

ORANA ARTS & ARTS MID NORTH COAST MAKE HEADWAY ON REGIONAL FUTURES PROJECT

A cross-region creative collaboration between inland and coastal NSW opens up conversations about what the future holds for the regions in a post-carbon world.

River-Tree-Plain permanent installation at Dubbo Hospital

River-Tree-Plain is a series of interrelated representations of the river systems, flora and land formations of Dubbo and its catchment areas, Conceived as part of the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project.