Arts Upper Hunter supported 21 artists and arts organisations impacted by COVID in 2020 in our region. Here are examples of the grants at work.
ArtOnly by Anita
Assisted with promotional and advertising material, new website, and art supplies to host a workshop. Visit Facebook page
Can Assist Merriwa
Commission a local artist to create a piece of Artwork to be used in fundraising activities by this cancer support group.Visit Facebook group
Assisted with new signage and marketing.Visit facebook page
Assisted in the purchase a Behringer X Air XR18, which is a digital PA mixer for tablet devices. This piece of equipment is vital to enable live performance sound for a full band, with multiple microphone inputs. Visit website
Gallery on Dowling
Assisted with a 2 day printing workshop for locals. Visit Facebook page
Murrurundi & District Historical Society
Assisted with new lighting. Visit Facebook page
Murrurundi Arts and Crafts Council
Assisted with a new website. Visit website
Assisted with renovations and marketing of the gallery. This has enabled the gallery to reopen weekends from 10am – 3pm or by appointment. Artwork for sale and by commission. Art classes for children and adults. Visit Paterson Gallery Facebook page
Purchase a new camera to enhance her video and photography work.
The purchase of a computer and new signage outside the studio.
Advertising for Old Fashioned Picnic Day Event. The day was very successful with 240 people attending (capped at this number due to Covid). It was the first of this type of event that they have run, and due to its success intend to do so again next year. Visit Facebook page
Left: Courtesy of Janet Steele
Middle: Courtesy of Helene Leane
Right: Courtesy of Paterson Gallery