Making Art Work

Making Art Work: An Economic Study of Professional Artists in Australia by David Throsby and Katya Petetskaya is the sixth in a series carried out independently over thirty years by Professor Throsby at Macquarie University, with funding from the Australia Council. The series tracks trends in the lives and working conditions of Australian artists over…

Creative Achievement Awards

The Creative Achievement Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations that have helped raise the global profile of the creative industries in NSW. Nominations close 16 March 2018 This year there are three categories: 1) The prestigious NSW Creative Laureate. This award recognises an individual, team or organisation making a…

Figures of Difference

Opening the latest exhibition by Murrurundi & District Historical Society, Brad Franks, Manager of Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre said the small community was fast developing into an art clique in the Upper Hunter. Around 40 people turned out for the opening and witnessed not only a complete change in art directions but also a revamped exhibition…

2019 Stencil Art Prize

Entries close 1/4/2019 The 2019 Stencil Art Prize will exhibit at Gaffa Gallery, in Sydney’s CBD from the 12 to 23 September 2019. The winner will receive a $5000 AUD cash prize and the Stencil Art Prize will go on tour for up to two years around Australia. Collectively finalists push the boundaries of the…

Animal Logic Artist in Residence

Applications close: 01 March 2019 Minister for the Arts Don Harwin is calling on NSW artists to be the first participants of a new partnership between Create NSW and internationally-acclaimed Sydney production company Animal Logic. Three experienced NSW artists are sought across a wide spectrum of art forms, for the Animal Logic Artist in Residence…

Desert Festival 2019

Expressions of Interest close: 1 February 2019. The Desert Festival is an annual platform that showcases local and interstate artists, celebrating artistic and cultural vibrancy throughout the Spring season in Alice Springs/Mparntwe. Expressions of Interest for the 2019 festival are open now and Red Hot Arts Central Australia are inviting local and interstate artists of…

2019 Newcastle Short Story Award

Entries close: 4 February 2019. Calling for short stories up to 2000 words Over $7,000 in prizes. The top 30-35 works will be published in the 2019 anthology. Judges: Annabel Smith and Tim Richards For all the details please visit https://hunterwriterscentre.org/newcastle-short-story-award-2019/