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Making Waves | Q&A with UUendy Lau

Currently artist in residence at Ignite Studios at Northern Rivers Community Gallery in Ballina, artist UUendy Lau used the opportunity to re-connect with one of the most beautiful natural phenomena - waves.

Entries Closing Soon For BAM Art Prize

Offering both $5000 prize money and a unique visibility opportunity, the new BAM Art Prize offers a significant opportunity. Presented by Byron Arts Magazine, the prize is designed to promote awareness of arts in the Northern Rivers.

Kendal Gear Wins People’s Choice

Perth artist Kendal Gear has been announced as the winner of the People’s Choice Award in the 2018 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize at Lismore Regional Gallery.

Give Back

Give Back

Our Way Stories celebrates the lives of Indigenous Elders from the Northern Rivers region of Bundjalung Country. Buy the book to support Indigenous cultural development and enable their knowledge to be passed on to generations to come.

Featured Projects

Big Talks: Big Talks by Big Names with Big Ideas

As part of Your Big Idea Arts Northern Rivers presents Big Talks; a series of discussions with creatives and commentators who have something to say.

Your Big Idea

Arts Northern Rivers are calling for proposals for ambitious arts projects ready to be developed into a funding application. The project will be groundbreaking and have the ability to grab the attention of a local, national or international audience.

Art on Bundjalung Country

In 2018 the Art on Bunjulung Country project returns to provide opportunities for Aboriginal people across the Northern NSW to explore better health and wellbeing through connection with cultural arts.

Northern Rivers Creative

Northern Rivers Creative is a directory showcasing professional practitioners of the Northern Rivers and committed to making connections to local, national and international markets.