The search is on for 2021 theatre and visual arts fellows

The NSW Government has announced the return of two prestigious Fellowship programs for 2020/21, New Dimensions – NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), and the Incubator Fellowship in partnership with Griffin Theatre.

These Fellowships will open doors for emerging and established artists and further develop the creative talent in NSW. The NSW Government is committed to creating opportunities to grow the skills and increase opportunities and jobs of NSW’s vibrant arts and culture sector.

Create NSW will continue the partnership with the MCA through the New Dimensions Fellowship for the third year, supporting established visual artists from across NSW to advance their careers.

Now in its second year, the Incubator Fellowship in partnership with Griffin Theatre Company is a career pathway for the selected artists to bring their strong creative vision to life.

The New Dimensions Fellowship will support the ongoing professional practice of a visual arts practitioner in NSW. Create NSW will award the Fellow $30,000 in funding for a professional development program or other significant opportunity, with further support for an additional project or acquisition provided by the MCA up to the value of $20,000.

The Incubator Fellowship is delivered is valued at $50,000 (including in-kind support). Up to four theatre practitioners in the early stages of their career will be selected for a three-month residency at Griffin Theatre Company to develop a new work for production by Griffin, and professional mentorship with the company.

Applications for the New Dimensions and Incubator Fellowships are now open and close on Monday 8 March 2021 at 5:00 PM AEDT. For more information and to apply, visit the Create NSW Fellowships page.

Published: 9 February 2021