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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.

Consuelo Cavaniglia: Q&A

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



ARTLANDS Dubbo 2016. Image courtesy Regional Arts NSW.

NSW artists represented at ARTLANDS Dubbo

Ten creative professionals from across NSW are set to attend the 2016 ARTLANDS conference and festival in Dubbo this year. The funding recipients, who are all artists and arts and […]More

Published: 24 October 2016



Musicians take to the road backed by Arts NSW

Nine talented musicians and four managers will have the opportunity to develop industry business skills or national touring experience to help them make it on the world stage thanks to […]More

Published: 24 October 2016



Caption: Emma Fielden, Mapping the Void (detail) 2016. Iron oxide pigment, crushed ferrite magnets, neodymium magnets, linen thread. Site specific installation. Pictured here at Dominik Mersch Gallery. Courtesy the artist.

$12,500 funding for 10 NSW artists

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding that will support the costs of developing and presenting new projects. The NSW Artists’ Grants Program helps visual artists meet […]More

Published: 24 October 2016



Rosie Deacon, Fun foam fantastical-fabulous fun! Installation view, 2014-15. Firstdraft. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Artists and cultural organisations share $18.5 million in NSW Government funding

Arts and cultural organisations across the state will share in $18.5 million of funding provided by the NSW Government to deliver innovative and vibrant annual programs and individual projects to […]More

Published: 24 October 2016



NSW supports first Aboriginal solo show at Venice Biennale

The NSW Government is funding two exhibition staff to work at the Venice Biennale as a professional development opportunity for arts workers who are either Aboriginal or working in Western […]More

Published: 19 October 2016



Six top visual artists up for generous NSW Government fellowship

Six established artists from across the state are being considered for the prestigious 2017 NSW Visual Artists Fellowship which includes $30,000, an acquisitive Artbank commission up to $20,000 and a […]More

Published: 18 October 2016



Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant with the 2016 Young Regional Artist Scholarship recipients. Photo: Arts NSW.

Deputy Premier meets young regional artist scholarship recipients

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant has congratulated 14 young regional-NSW based artists who were each awarded $10,000 scholarships as part of a major State Government support […]More

Published: 9 October 2016



$30,000 Fellowship to support artists with disability

A new $30,000 fellowship that will boost the professional development of an artist with disability has been launched as part of the NSW Government’s commitment to support artists’ careers. The […]More

Published: 20 September 2016



Travis De Vries, 2016 NSW Accelerate recipient. Photography by Mark Gambino © British Council

Putting the pedal to the metal of a NSW arts career

If you wanted to pin down just what sort of artist Travis De Vries is, you might struggle. A visual artist who spent three years as a dancer with Bangarra, […]More

Published: 16 September 2016



Australian Museum main Indigenous artefact collection store. Photo: Australian Museum

Making History: NSW History Fellowship information session

The NSW Government in partnership with the Australian Museum recently announced the 2016 NSW History Fellowship in which historians are invited to apply for a $30,000 self-directed professional development program. […]More

Published: 31 August 2016



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