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Sydney’s summer culture stays up late

Sydney’s major arts and cultural institutions launch Culture Up Late this Wednesday night when they turn on the lights and welcome Sydneysiders to top exhibitions and art events. The Art Gallery of […]More

Published: 10 January 2017



Curators to join first Aboriginal solo show at Venice Biennale

Two NSW curators have been awarded a professional development opportunity to support the exhibition of the celebrated artist Tracey Moffatt at the 57th Venice Biennale 2017. Sarah Gürich, curator at […]More

Published: 16 December 2016



Aunty Marlene Hinch, Eura leaves - Bush Medicine, 2016. Acrylic on handmade Euraba paper.

Arts NSW highlights for 2016

Welcome to this last edition of Arts NSW eNews for 2016. It’s been a big year for the agency. We have made landmark steps to deliver the NSW Government’s Create […]More

Published: 14 December 2016



Horrible Harriet to tour regional NSW. Image courtesy CDP Theatre Producers.

Three top shows to tour regional NSW

Three innovative and engaging Sydney-based productions will hit the road and visit 12 regional communities to show off their amazing talents. Thanks to almost $107,000 from the NSW Government’s Performing […]More

Published: 14 December 2016



Cathy Craigie, 2016 NSW Aboriginal Artist Fellowship recipient.

Cathy Craigie talks

Aboriginal author and arts leader Cathy Craigie was recently awarded the prestigious 2016 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship of $30,000. Her goal is to research the fascinating story of the Seven […]More

Published: 14 December 2016



Project development for Stolen for National Theatre of Parramatta at Studio 404. Photo: Amanda James.

Making spaces for Western Sydney artists

Western Sydney artists will soon have more opportunities to access local work spaces through a new NSW Government program. The $350,000 Making Spaces program will provide the Western Sydney community […]More

Published: 14 December 2016



Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggai from Clarence. Photo: Gregory Lorenzutti

Dancers stretch to their goals

Dancers and choreographers across the state are taking up residencies and mentorships around the world as part of a NSW Government program to provide professional development opportunities. Arts NSW Executive […]More

Published: 13 December 2016



Dr Kate Gahan

Fellowship historian to explore Northern Rivers stories

Northern Rivers historian Dr Kate Gahan has been awarded the prestigious $30,000 2016 NSW History Fellowship. Dr Gahan will undertake a self-directed professional development program including the research and production […]More

Published: 12 December 2016



Photo of Salote Tawale in her studio.

Visual artist wins world view

Salote Tawale was awarded the inaugural Arts NSW 2017 Visual Artist Fellowship this month for later-career artists. The Fijian-born artist from Newtown was presented the multi-faceted Fellowship by Arts NSW […]More

Published: 12 December 2016



Aspiring circus performer flying high in Montreal

Meet Jarrod, one of 25 regional NSW young artists awarded a $10,000 scholarship under a major NSW Government scheme to develop emerging artistic talent. Why did you apply for the […]More

Published: 12 December 2016



Michael Brealey, A/Executive Director, Arts NSW presenting the 2017 NSW Visual Artist Fellowship to Salote Tawale. Photo: Document Photography

Fijian-born artist awarded inaugural NSW Visual Artist Fellowship

Salote Tawale, whose work uses performance, photomedia, drawing and installation, was presented the prestigious Fellowship at the opening of an exhibition featuring the six shortlisted artists at Artbank, Sydney. The […]More

Published: 2 December 2016



Consuelo Cavaniglia, Recipient, 2016 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging), with Untitled and Untitled (simultaneous spaces), 2016, installation view, Artspace, Sydney. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Zan Wimberley.

Q&A with Emerging Fellow Consuelo Cavaniglia

Interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia was recently awarded the NSW Government’s 2016 Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship for her work Untitled and Untitled (simultaneous spaces) currently exhibited at Artspace, Woolloomooloo. Currently based in Sydney, […]More

Published: 24 November 2016



2016 NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship announcement. L to R: Clare Holland, Consuelo Cavaniglia (2016 recipient), Alexi Glass-Kantor and Michael Brealey. Photo: Arts NSW

Consuelo Cavaniglia receives 2016 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship

The NSW Government’s 2016 NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship has been awarded to interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia. Ms Cavaniglia, who this year completed a Master of Fine Arts at the Sydney […]More

Published: 9 November 2016



Aboriginal arts and media specialist Cathy Craigie

Aboriginal author wins Fellowship to explore First Nation story

Aboriginal author and arts leader Ms Cathy Craigie has been awarded the prestigious 2016 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship of $30,000 to research a powerful northern NSW story. Cathy Craigie will undertake […]More

Published: 7 November 2016



Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant with Sarah McEwan, Dr David Burraston and Lee Pemberton. Photo: Alex Wisser courtesy Regional Arts NSW.

Fellowships offer new horizons to regional arts

The NSW Government awarded three $50,000 NSW Regional Arts Fellowships to three artists at the ARTLANDS conference Big Shed Dinner in Dubbo. Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy […]More

Published: 4 November 2016



Cultural Tourism Toolkit launched at ARTLANDS 2016. Photo: Arts NSW

Toolkit to build regional arts

An initiative to invigorate cultural tourism in regional NSW was launched last on Thursday 27 October in Dubbo at the opening of a national conference for regional artists and arts […]More

Published: 2 November 2016



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