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Digby Moran | Growing Up On The Island

23 August 2018

Digby Moran | Growing Up On The Island

Albert (Digby) Moran is one of the Northern Rivers’ most recognised artists. Growing up on The Island is a major solo exhibition at Lismore Regional Gallery by the artist who is continually seeking new ways to express his place within Bundjalung land.

Moran was born in Ballina and raised on Cabbage Tree Island. His father was Dungutti and his mother Bundjalung.

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Home Ground is back in 2019

28 August 2018

Home Ground is back in 2019

Submissions are now being sought from artists wishing to take part in the HomeGround 2019 program at the Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC), Dubbo.

This program provides emerging regional artists with the opportunity to exhibit in a high profile exhibition space, to work with a professional curator to extend their practice and to benefit from mentoring sessions on a range of possible areas.

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NRCG 2019 Exhibition Call Out

30 July 2018

NRCG 2019 Exhibition Call Out

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is currently inviting exhibition applications across all artforms from artists, artist groups and curators for the 2019 exhibition program.
Located in the beautiful coastal township of Ballina the Gallery welcomes proposals across all art forms including but not limited to: visual arts, sculpture, craft, design, digital media, performance, installation/site specific works and cultural heritage that display innovative ideas and approaches to contemporary arts practice.

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Over 8.5 Million in Create NSW Funding

27 July 2018

Over 8.5 Million in Create NSW Funding

Create NSW has announced the sixty-eight recipients sharing nearly $50 million in funding from Round One of the Regional Cultural Fund of which the Northern Rivers has received over 8.5 million to refurb and rejuvenate creative infrastructure.

The heritage-listed former Ballina Fire Station is to be re-born as ‘Ignite Studios’, a multi-disciplinary arts facility offering accessible creative studio spaces, dedicated workshop/project spaces and a visiting artist-in-residence space.

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