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CASP 2019 Projects Announced

3 December 2018

CASP 2019 Projects Announced

Arts and culture in regional NSW will continue to shine with an outstanding line-up of new creative projects fast-approaching thanks to over $259,000 in funding from the NSW Government.

Through this funding, creative organisations from across regional and rural NSW will play host to range of short-term, locally initiated community productions, programs, performances and workshops.

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Artist Jeremy Hawkes Receives Create NSW Fellowship

14 November 2018

Artist Jeremy Hawkes Receives Create NSW Fellowship

Lismore-based artist with disability Jeremy Hawkes has been awarded a $30,000 2018/19 Creative Development Fellowship from Create NSW that will support him in completing studio based research and development, fund a residency at the Berlin Art Institute, see him attend national and international arts conferences and study at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York.

Jeremy also intends to use this time to begin a whole new body of work with increased engagement in new technologies.

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Local Artist Helle Jorgensen Wins BAM Art Prize

12 November 2018

Local Artist Helle Jorgensen Wins BAM Art Prize

Hundreds of people attended the opening of the inaugural Byron Art Magazine Art Prize last Friday 9 November at Thomgallery in the Byron Arts and Industrial Estate.

Local Murwillumbah artist, Helle Jorgensen took home the $5000 prize for her 3D work titled 50 Shapes, crafted from discarded plastic bags and entomological pins. As part of the Prize Jorgensen will be featured on the cover of the upcoming issue of Byron Arts Magazine.

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Have Your Say | National Arts and Disability Strategy

31 October 2018

Have Your Say | National Arts and Disability Strategy

The National Arts and Disability Strategy is being renewed. The Department of Communications and the Arts wants to hear about your experiences in the sector, and how you think the participation of people with disability in the arts, screen and culture sector can be increased.

How can I have my say?

  • Complete thisĀ online survey
  • Provide a written, verbal or recorded submission
  • Attend a consultation meeting

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