NSW 2015 regional arts fellows announced

The NSW Government is investing in artistic talent throughout regional NSW to ensure the community is supported with a diverse and thriving arts and cultural scene through dedicated fellowship grants.

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said the NSW Government is proud to support regional artists who are making valuable creative contributions, announcing the recipients of the 2015 Regional Art Fellowship program.

The NSW Government’s two $50,000 Regional Arts Fellowships for 2015 have been awarded to Wagga Wagga cellist Clare Brassil and Bathurst theatre director Adam Deusien to expand their skills and further develop their careers.

“These highly talented artists will use their fellowships to develop career pathways while contributing greatly to the capacity of arts and culture in their regions and beyond,” Mr Grant said.

“The NSW Government is committed to investing in our regional talent and is proud to have established new programs to develop skills in our renowned art professionals and in the next generation that will foster art and culture throughout regional NSW.

The Regional Art Fellowship program will award $50,000 to ten professional regional artists in all art forms over the next four years to develop career pathways and arts leadership.

To review the 2015 Assessment Meeting Report for the Regional Arts Fellowship, please click here.

For information on how to apply for the Regional Arts Fellowship program, please click here.

For the purpose of the Regional Art Fellowship, regional NSW is defined as Local Government Areas outside the metropolitan areas and fringes of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

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Published: 7 December 2015