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Nine NSW artists in running for prestigious Fellowship

Nine emerging visual artists from across the state have been shortlisted to receive the $30,000 2017 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) from the NSW Government through Create NSW in partnership […]More

Published: 10 August 2017



Dr Kate Gahan

2016 NSW History Fellow: Dr Kate Gahan

Dr Kate Gahan is a professional historian based in the Northern Rivers and well-known locally for numerous community-based projects that have shared the powerful value of history. In 2016, Kate […]More

Published: 7 August 2017



2016 NSW Writer’s Fellow: Anwen Crawford

In 2016, Anwen Crawford was awarded the NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early Career) to further develop her literary talents. As a result of the Writer’s Fellowship, Anwen was able to undertake […]More

Published: 27 July 2017



Interview with music composer Peggy Polias

An alumna of the University of Sydney and Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Peggy Polias is an established composer and prepares scores, instrumental parts and other print music materials for some […]More

Published: 13 July 2017



Q&A with 2016 NSW Regional Arts Fellow: Lee Pemberton

Lee Pemberton left Melbourne in 1999 to live in the Bega Valley where she founded fLiNG! Physical Theatre and remained as Artistic Director from 2001 until 2015. The company’s work […]More

Published: 11 July 2017



Create NSW calls to reward a range of new Fellows

The closing date for the NSW Fellowships has been extended until 21 August 2017. Create NSW is calling on artists and creative practitioners, groups and partnerships from across the state […]More

Published: 11 July 2017



NAIDOC Week Celebrations around the Murray Arts Footprint

NAIDOC Week is a timely opportunity for us to appreciate the contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make to our local community, and that certainly rings true for the […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Djiyagan Dhanbaan: Empowering women

Rhonda Radley is a Birrbay woman from Port Macquarie. She is passionate about her connection with the land and promotes reconciliation and cohesion by sharing her cultural knowledge through stories, […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Cleverman: Ryan Griffen

There are a few reasons to celebrate this week. Cleverman has returned to our screens and it’s NAIDOC week. We caught up with Cleverman creator, Ryan Griffen to find out […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Q&A with Peta-Joy Williams

Aboriginal artist Peta Joy Williams is a Wiradjuri woman, born in Sydney. PJ has been involved with the Arts since her young school years. After high school PJ then went […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Create NSW opens call to regional NSW councils to stage Live and Local micro-music festivals

Local councils, businesses and musicians across regional NSW are being encouraged to work together as part of an initiative that will see local musicians showcased across free family-friendly Live and […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Art in the Real World: From the Hospital Ward to the Tate

From their rural base in Narrandera NSW, the Australian arts organisation, the Cad Factory are delivering major outcomes overseas including a presentation at the National Gallery of Lithuania, a keynote presentation at […]More

Published: 26 June 2017



Create NSW’s Making Spaces finds new areas for arts diversity in Western Sydney

Create NSW has announced that eight sites across Western Sydney have been selected to share funding of over $400,000 in order to create hubs for a diverse mix of arts, […]More

Published: 22 June 2017



Leah Purcell awarded the 2017 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award

Acclaimed Indigenous Australian director, writer and performer Leah Purcell has been awarded the 2017 Sydney-UNESCO City of Film Award. The award was presented by Australian film director Ray Lawrence (Lantana, […]More

Published: 19 June 2017



IT transition update: Technical difficulties

Create NSW went through an IT transition from Friday 9 June – Tuesday 13 June. This transition included an upgrade of our phone systems as well as changes to our […]More

Published: 15 June 2017



Entertainment for Fusion Multicultural Street Festival, Wagga. Photo Museum of the Riverina

Record funding boost for regional arts and culture

Through the new Regional Cultural Fund the NSW Government is investing $100 million into regional towns and cities to develop new and existing arts and culture projects. Deputy Premier and […]More

Published: 15 June 2017



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