Cardboard Sculptures Workshop with Syann Williams

Join Dugnog Arts Society on 17th February as artist Syann Williams guides you in creating unique sculptures from recycled cardboard. Learn about cardboard properties for sculpture, build strength through layering, and master cutting, constructing, and moulding techniques. Enhance your sculptures with finishing touches like collage, colouring, and varnishing. Reserve your spot now, places are limited!…

“Sumie” by Tomoko Oka

Small Forest Wines is pleased to present this exhibition by Tomoko Oka. Tomoko is a Japanese artist based around Sydney and the Central Coast. She creates Japanese calligraphy, sumi-e and abstract ink art. Tomoko uses the bold and versatile medium of traditional Japanese calligraphy ink in creating abstract and sumi-e artworks. Since moving to Australia…

Sumi-e – Japanese Ink Painting Workshop with Tomoko Oka

Small Forest Wines is pleased to be hosting this workshop with Tomoko Oka. Sumi in Japanese means “ink” and e means “painting”. Sumi-e uses various techniques of gradation, shading, bleeding, and blurring. Using different brush techniques, and different mixtures of water and ink, you can create gorgeous mountain scenery, forest vistas, and elegant bamboo stands!…

Community Heritage Grants 2024

Applications close: 9 May 2024 Supports community organisations to look after Australian cultural heritage collections. CHG is open to non-profit, incorporated organisations. The program has a strong focus on supporting local groups with limited funding who would benefit from access to professional cultural heritage expertise. Applications from Indigenous and multicultural organisations are encouraged. Grant Amounts:…

Banjo Paterson Writing Awards 2024

Entries close: 10 May 2024 Central West Libraries is calling for entries in the following categories: Short Story, Contemporary Poetry and ABC Radio Central West Children’s Writing Award. For all the details please visit https://www.cwl.nsw.gov.au/news/enter-banjo-paterson-writing-awards-2024/

Grieve 2024 

Submissions close Friday May 10, 2024 The Hunter Writers Centre invite writers and storytellers nationwide to participate in this project. This year, they are expanding the scope of storytelling genres to include prose, poetry, and a variety of multimedia formats such as film, audio, graphic storytelling, and visual imagery. For all the details please visit https://hunterwriterscentre.org/2024_grieve_project/