Spaces to create, spaces to perform and spaces to participate.

Create NSW properties provide arts and cultural organisations with affordable accommodation, security of tenure and opportunities for co-location with other similar organisations. The Create NSW property portfolio, together with the State cultural institutions, are fundamental to the development of creative precincts, which support the growth of creative industries in NSW.


Mark Grisedale
Business Manager

Mark Grisedale commenced work with Arts NSW early 2015 as Business Manager leading a team to support the delivery of governance, communications, corporate support, and compliance of financial obligations, along with business planning and strategic initiatives.

Mark comes to Arts NSW from the ABC with over 20 years’ experience in Broadcast and Media production – 14 years of which were spent in various Business and Operational management roles.

Clare Nadas
Manager, Policy and Partnerships

Clare Nadas is Manager, Policy and Partnerships, leading the development of arts and cultural policy and government relations for Arts NSW. Clare works with government and key cultural stakeholders to sustain and develop arts and culture in NSW.

Prior to Arts NSW, Clare represented NSW in cross-jurisdiction negotiations on the Murray Darling Basin Plan, served as Manager, Strategic Policy in NSW Trade & Investment, and was a founding Director of the not for profit organisation Earthdance Australia Ltd.

Elaine Crombie is having a laugh ahead of the Funny Women! panel at Vivid Ideas

As part of Create NSW at Vivid Ideas, we caught up with panellist Elaine Crombie who will join a panel of funny five women changing the face of Australian comedy, focusing […]More

2016 Assessment Meeting Reports

Artist Support Artist Support (Round one) Artist Support (Round two) Fellowships and Scholarships Aboriginal Arts Fellowship History Fellowship Young Regional Artist Scholarship (Round one) Young Regional Artist Scholarship (Round two) Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship […]More

Ten diverse arts journeys awarded NSW support

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding to support the costs of developing and presenting their works.More

2015 Assessment Meeting Reports

Annual Program Funding Program Assessment Meeting Report Artist Support Artist Support Assessment Meeting Report (Round two) Artist Support Assessment meeting Report (Round one) Fellowships and Scholarships Young Regional Artist Scholarship Assessment Meeting […]More

Infrastructure Services

Raj Navis Manager, Infrastructure Services Raj joined Arts NSW in 2015 and brings 20 years’ experience in engineering project management, operational and asset development and reform, and customer focused services […]More

Infrastructure Policy

Martyn Killion Manager, Infrastructure Policy Martyn has worked at Arts NSW since 2003 in the areas of policy and infrastructure. Martyn is a qualified information professional with experience in the […]More

NSW Artists’ Grants Program

This program is administered four times per year by the National Association for the Visual Arts. The artists who will receive grants are: Rebecca Conroy, Summer Hill ($1,250) to develop […]More

Museums & Galleries NSW Volunteer Placements Program

This program places volunteers in larger cultural institutions for up to 10 days. The funding recipients are: Sonia Binks, Huskisson ($1,940) for a placement at the Australian Museum to develop […]More

Volunteer Initiated Museums Program

This program offers up to $2,000 for short-term, collection focused projects, skill development and operational planning. The Mentorship and Fellowship Program supports paid staff working in museums and galleries. Mentorships […]More

Policy and Strategy

Effie Klippan A/Manager Policy & Strategy Effie Klippan is Manager Policy and Strategy leading the implementation of the NSW Government’s Arts & Cultural Policy. (02) 9995 0976 email: effie.klippan@arts.nsw.gov.au  More

Policy Team

Irene Davy Senior Policy Officer (02) 9995 0690 email: irene.davy@arts.nsw.gov.auts.nsw.gov.au Antonietta Morgillo Policy Officer (02) 9995 0735 email: antonietta.morgillo@arts.nsw.gov.auMore