Projects

Current Projects

Regional Futures: Horizons

Regional Futures: Horizons

Horizons is a creative industry mentoring and career development program for NSW regional youth.


Creative Sector Mapping

Creative Sector Mapping

Arts Northern Rivers is conducting a research project to understand the arts and cultural industries in the Northern Rivers.


Practice 101

Practice 101

PRACTICE 101 is Arts Northern Rivers’ annual professional development program, delivered online and across the region. This series is designed for artists and art-workers looking for additional support in their creative careers.


Bulan Dalang Galii Naa – Artist Camp

Bulan Dalang Galii Naa – Artist Camp

Bulan Dalang Galii Naa is the first pilot Aboriginal artist residency program.


Wandjaarii Maalii

Wandjaarii Maalii

Wandjaarii Maalii is a pilot textile and design industry development project for emerging/mid-career artists creating on Bundjalung Country. 


Bulaan Buruugaa Ngali, We Weave Together

Bulaan Buruugaa Ngali, We Weave Together

Arts Northern Rivers will has released Bulaan Buruugaa Ngali, We Weave Together, a special publication preserving weaving practices of Bundjalung women. 

 


Dance Sector Uplift

Dance Sector Uplift

The Dance Sector Uplift project was designed to reactivate dance, physical theatre and experimental performance across the region.


Expansive Encounters

Expansive Encounters

Expansive Encounters is a reciprocal exchange between Northern Rivers and Ōtautahi Christchurch. Over a four-week intensive, two Northern Rivers artists will participate in an immersive research and development opportunity to increase their professional practice within art in public spaces.


CASP | Country Arts Support Program 2024

CASP | Country Arts Support Program 2024

Applications for CASP (Country Arts Support Program) 2024 will open in late May, 2024. Stay tuned for announcements.


Artist Respite

Artist Respite

Artists in recovery who have been affected by natural disasters in the Northern Rivers are invited to apply for free respite at Grafton Regional Gallery.


PATHWAYS LAB

PATHWAYS LAB

Pathways Lab is a mentorship program that offers direct support to five First Nations artists/culture producers from Bundjalung jugun.


SMOKE

SMOKE

SMOKE is a dance theatre work co-authored by Jade Dewi and Kirk Page that has been in development on Bundjalung Country in Northern NSW, Yuggaera and Turrbal peoples lands and Indonesia.


Northern Rivers Creative

Northern Rivers Creative

In 2019 Arts Northern Rivers launched a premier online directory, Northern Rivers Creative. The platform is built to increase professional opportunities for creatives by connecting them to local and global markets.


Past Projects

Arts Business Workshops

Join Creative Plus Business and Arts Northern Rivers for a series of arts business workshops designed for designed for artists, arts workers and small businesses in the arts looking for support.

CASP | Country Arts Support Program

Applications for CASP (Country Arts Support Program) 2023 are now open. CASP is an annual small grants program with funding of up to $5,000 to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW.

SITE LAB // Small Gestures Towards Infinity

SITE LAB // Small Gestures Towards Infinity is a series of temporary public arts projects in the Lismore CBD. It invites the community to share in experiencing the experimental and site-specific responses to our regional, post-flood landscape.

Art Practice in 3 Bites

Art Practice in 3 Bites is a series of three arts focused panel sessions that will discuss, dissect and dispel the myths, challenges, opportunities and advantages for artists working in the Northern Rivers and beyond.