Work of Art is a project by Regional Arts NSW, funded by Women NSW. Around 70 regional women will participate in a program of work to help develop skills, strategies, confidence and connection to help grow their creative enterprise.

Fourteen Regional Arts Development Oraganisations (RADOs) will partner with RANSW to deliver the program across most of regional NSW. Creative Plus Business will be the lead delivery partner, along with an array of industry mentors and presenters.

Activities over 17 months will include:

  • 9 online training courses
  • 2 in person, 1 day workshops at your nearest regional hub (Nowra, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Tamworth, Coffs Harbour)
  • Monthly online networking sessions
  • 4 online Industry Mentor group sessions
  • 3 online problem solving sessions
  • Peer coaching: training and support to participate in a small online group
  • Industry visits to see how others work
  • Co-designing a major regional forum and showcase
  • Attending the forum and showcase event in a NSW regional centre
  • Evaluation of program

There is no cost to the women participating in the program. Participants will receive travel and accommodation costs. There will be assistance with childcare if needed. Membership of the Rural Women’s Leadership Cooperative an RANSW is included.