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Fame and Fortune: Abdul Abdullah

How do you maintain your practice and pay the bills? How do you achieve a balance between creating artwork and your other jobs? As part of Vivid Ideas we are […]More

Published: 31 May 2017



Shapeshifter – Ali Kadhim

Ahead of our Shapeshifter event at Vivid Ideas we spoke with local shapeshifter and panellist Ali Kadhim. Registrations are open for the Create NSW Shapeshifter event on 30 May. Where: […]More

Published: 30 May 2017



2015 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) Recipient, Heath Franco, THE RAINBOW LANDS, 2015, installation view, Artspace, Sydney. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Q&A with Western Sydney video artist Heath Franco

Western Sydney video artist, Heath Franco was awarded the 2015 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship. We spoke to Heath about his Fellowship experience and how this opportunity impacted his professional development and […]More

Published: 22 May 2017



Create NSW calls on local talent to apply for Young Regional Artist Scholarship funding

Create NSW is calling on young artists aged 18-25 across the state to apply for one of 25 Young Regional Artist Scholarships for 2017. Each Scholarship will offer NSW-based artists […]More

Published: 10 May 2017



Q&A with NSW dance practitioner Jo Clancy

Independent dance artist, Jo Clancy received funding through the Artist Support category to undertake a secondment with youth dance company YDance in Scotland. We sit down with Jo following her […]More

Published: 5 May 2017



New Museum for Western Sydney

The NSW Government is working with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) to build a truly iconic museum in Western Sydney. For more information about The MAAS Project visit: https://new.maas.museum […]More

Published: 19 April 2017



Anna Serner: delivering a 50/50 gender mandate to the Swedish productions and what Australia can do better

Keynote Address presented by the Ethics Centre and For Film’s Sake Film Festival As CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner implemented the groundbreaking, controversial, and arguably well overdue […]More

Published: 12 April 2017



Salote Tawale talks performance, photomedia and funding

Create NSW spoke with Fijian-born artist Salote Tawale who was awarded the inaugural NSW Visual Artist Mid-career/Established Fellowship. Salote, whose work uses performance, photomedia, drawing and installation, was presented the […]More

Published: 12 April 2017



Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets funding boost

Walsh Bay’s transformation into a world-class cultural arts precinct will be bigger and better than originally planned thanks to an additional $68 million in NSW Government funding. Minister for Arts […]More

Published: 5 April 2017



Arts and culture playing a role in the success of innovation districts

Image – White Bay Power Station, indicative artist impression, subject to change and subject to approvals. Image courtesy of UrbanGrowth NSW. Arts NSW’s research paper “Integrating arts into innovation districts” promotes […]More

Published: 15 February 2017



Cathy Craigie, 2016 NSW Aboriginal Artist Fellowship recipient.

Cathy Craigie talks

Author and arts leader Cathy Craigie was awarded the prestigious 2016 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship. Her goal is to research the fascinating story of the Seven Sisters as told by […]More

Published: 14 December 2016



NSW 2015 regional arts fellows announced

The NSW Government is investing in artistic talent throughout regional NSW to ensure the community is supported with a diverse and thriving arts and cultural scene through dedicated fellowship grants. […]More

Published: 7 December 2015