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Here you will find a short showcase featuring some of the talented individuals and organisations that contribute to the arts in NSW.

We will regularly update this section; if you  would like to nominate a production, artist or organisation to be featured here, please use our contact form to submit this to Arts NSW.

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Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney, Brook Andrew. Image supplied by Biennale.

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Tony Albert, 2018. Photo by Mark Pokorny.

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DOBBY performing live at the 4ESydney Festival, 2019. Photo by Zach Janus.

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June Butterworth, Creativity Village program, Abel Tasman Village, 2019. Photo by Sam Holt.

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Sweatshop Women. Photo by Bethany Pal.

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Image: Fiona Winning.

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Riana Head-Toussaint performing in Dignity of Risk (2017), photo taken by Tracey Schramm.

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Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize Professional Artist Winner Joanna Braithwaite with her artwork, Bold and the Beautiful.

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Jennifer Turpin, Ravenswood Women's Art Prize Patron. Image by Ian Hobbs.

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Chris Casali with her artwork Oh Wollemi, 2019, Graphite Watercolour on Yupo, 200 x 150 cm.

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Australian actress Belinda Giblin

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Return of Kings, ArtsLab Uncanned (2019), Shopfront Arts Co-Op. Photo by Tim da-Rin.

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Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

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Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

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