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Image: Work by 2018 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship recipient EO Gill. Photo by Zan Wimberley.

EO Gill awarded emerging NSW Visual Art Fellowship

Tempe-based artist EO Gill has been announced as this year’s Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellow, the latest emerging artist to be supported by the prestigious century-old award. […]More

Published: 16 November 2018



360 Vision app is now available now

Create NSW, ABC, Screen Australia, Austrade and AFTRS have partnered to present Australia’s first virtual reality initiative – 360 Vision. 360 Vision showcases the most innovative Australian and international virtual […]More

Published: 15 November 2018



Nicole Monks lighting gawura guruwin Whale Shark Ceremony at Tamarama Beach 2018. Photo by Jessica Wyld.

Nicole Monks lit up Tamarama Beach at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea

Nicole Monks was a recent recipient of a Create NSW Aboriginal Artist Support (Quick Response) grant, which supported the artwork gawura guruwin (whale shark) – a collaboration with Uncle Charles […]More

Published: 7 November 2018



Young Creative Leaders Fellowships recipients - Bernadette Fam, photo by Robert Miniter, and Joshua McCormick

Twenty NSW creatives awarded over $375k in 2018/19 Arts & Culture Fellowships

Twenty NSW-based artists and creatives have been selected to receive prestigious 2018/19 Create NSW Fellowships, sharing over $375,000 in funding to undertake self-directed professional development programs and career advancement across […]More

Published: 6 November 2018



Ghenoa Gela, produced by Performing Lines. Image by Jamie James.

$674k boost brings regional tours to over 50 NSW locations

Seventeen professional theatre, music and dance organisations, exhibitions and literature events have been selected to share in over $674,000 Regional Arts Touring funding. The $674,938 will result in more than […]More

Published: 4 November 2018



Lorikeet Bushy Tree Mandala (detail). Emily Crockford, Studio A. Mural in Westpac Service Centre, Concord West, NSW. Photo: Jessica Leggett.

Creating New Income: a toolkit to support creative practice launched at Artstate brings new business to creative industries

Creating New Income, a new toolkit aimed at helping small to medium arts, screen and cultural organisations to flourish was launched by Create NSW at Artstate Bathurst today. The toolkit […]More

Published: 2 November 2018



Local artist Kealoana before her performance at Street University Mt Druitt's Street Sessions event

Western Sydney Making Spaces fund is creating opportunities for local young musicians

We spoke with Senior Workshop Facilitator, Stan Campbell and Ian Escandor, Assistant Manager from The Street University on their successful application to the Western Sydney Making Spaces fund. Why did […]More

Published: 1 November 2018



Create NSW, BBC Studios and the AIDC announce six-month BBC UK placement for Doc star

Create NSW, BBC Studios Australia and the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) have teamed up to launch a search for a talented mid-career documentary producer/director, who will be offered a […]More

Published: 31 October 2018



Natassia Gorey-Furber as Lizzie in Sweet Country

Create NSW supported projects dominate 2018 AACTA Award nominations

NSW produced feature films, television programs, documentaries, and short forms feature strongly in the 2018 AACTA Award nominations. The winners will be announced in Sydney in two ceremonies during December […]More

Published: 30 October 2018



Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat

Create NSW announces 2018-19 Emerging Producer Placement recipients

Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat to join Create NSW’s Emerging Producer Placements initiative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat are the NSW-based emerging producers who […]More

Published: 22 October 2018



Jump First, Ask Later produced by PYT Fairfield and Force Majeur. Image: Alex Wisser.

Western Sydney’s arts, music and culture scene is set for an injection of $2 million

The Western Sydney Strategic Programs funding for 2018-19 from Create NSW will support three new programs and a third year of the Making Spaces initiative which to date has activated […]More

Published: 12 October 2018



Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Exchange

Create NSW and Arts OutWest are hosting the inaugural NSW Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Exchange at Bathurst from 31 October to 1 November 2018. The Exchange will highlight the creative […]More

Published: 10 October 2018



The Australian Pavilion in Venice. Photo by John Gollings.

Create NSW supporting four places in the Emerging Arts Professionals Program, Venice Biennale 2019

Create NSW working in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts to support four places in the Emerging Arts Professionals Program, Venice Biennale 2019. Applications are now open for […]More

Published: 5 October 2018



Lynette Wallworth’s Virtual Reality work Awavena to premiere at Carriageworks following screening at Venice International Film Festival

Awavena, the remarkable new Virtual Reality (VR) work by Emmy and AACTA award-winning artist and director Lynette Wallworth, which screened to international acclaim at the recent Venice International Film Festival, […]More

Published: 4 October 2018



Emily Crockford, Studio A, in front of her collaborative work with Rosie Deacon in the Cement Fondu Project Space, 2018, photograph by Document Photography

Have your say – National Arts and Disability Strategy

The National Arts and Disability Strategy is being renewed. The Department of Communications and the Arts wants to hear about your experiences in the sector and how you think the […]More

Published: 4 October 2018



Artist's impression of Bangarra Dance Theatre at Walsh Bay Arts Precinct.

Work on Stage One of Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment is set to begin

Work on Stage One of the redevelopment of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct is set to begin now that the NSW Government has signed a contract with Richard Crookes Constructions. […]More

Published: 3 October 2018