2020 Challenge Art Competition

Do you have any clients who love to express themselves through art? The 13th Annual Challenge Community Services Art Competition is open to people with disability of all ages, and young people in foster care throughout NSW. The theme of 2020 is “Out of this World”. Please pass on the flyer and entry form attachedContinue reading “2020 Challenge Art Competition”

Financial Literacy and Money Basics for Creatives

Join us for two free interactive workshops tailored specifically to creative freelancers, established practitioners and emerging arts organisations!   Money is not a dirty word Friday 23 October 1-3pm Shellharbour Civic Centre or live stream Topics include The Famine and the Feast – weathering the ups and downs of creative income; Making financial decisions moreContinue reading “Financial Literacy and Money Basics for Creatives”

Arts Funding – September 2020

Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2020/21 open for applications Create NSW is calling for applications from NSW individual artists, arts and cultural workers, and organisations for Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2020/2021 Arts and Cultural Funding Program, for Annual Organisation, Project and Creative Koori Project categories. Applications close Wednesday 23 September 2020. Visit the CreateContinue reading “Arts Funding – September 2020”

Eagles and Roses Workshop

An eagle flying to its aerieA rose growing out of a crack in the concreteA workshop to create imagery that uplifts in a dark timeAn exhibition to send a First Nations person to art school Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 20209.00am to 4.00pm at The Tempest Gallery/Studio, 21 Holden Avenue, Kiama You will learnContinue reading “Eagles and Roses Workshop”

COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package

This package addresses urgent needs within the arts and cultural sector and comprises of two main funding streams: Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) FundObjective: To provide capital to help production and event businesses to put on new festivals, concerts, tours and events as social distancing restrictions ease.Opens: 31 August 2020Closes: 13 September 2020Amount: $75,000Continue reading “COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package”

Youth 4 Mental Health Mural Design Workshops

Design workshops @ Werri Beach Progress Hall Workshop 1: Tuesday 24 August 2020, 3pm-6pm Workshop 2: Wednesday 25 August 2020, 3pm-6pm Want to work with local artist Sam Hall to design a mural with a positive mental health message? If yes, then register for a workshop and join us on Saturday 29 August to createContinue reading “Youth 4 Mental Health Mural Design Workshops”

Belinda Aucott: Herbarium

Unearthing Beauty At The Table Australian illustrator Belinda Aucott invites wine, food and flowers lovers to enjoy sketches from her Autumn & Winter table. Belinda’s show was so well received that we have asked her back for more! The show is already selling super well – download the catalogue via the button below and contactContinue reading “Belinda Aucott: Herbarium”

Dissecting Award Winning Shots: Landscapes – Vol1

I have released my new eBook: Dissecting Award-Winning Shots: Landscapes at a special launching price of US$39.90 Click here to view ebook With 20 articles and 150 pages in total,  there is a lot of valuable information to gain from this book.Foreword by Paul Hoelen Master of Photog. II Commentaries by Peter Eastway Grand MasterContinue reading “Dissecting Award Winning Shots: Landscapes – Vol1”

Regional Arts Boost Fund

Immediate, mid and long term funding for individuals and organisations strengthening the fabric of the creative ecosystem in regional, rural and remote Australia. Regional Arts Australia are proud to announce The Recovery Boost — a one-off targeted investment provided by the Australian Government. The funding recognises that the creative industries are central to thriving and healthyContinue reading “Regional Arts Boost Fund”

Fern Street Gallery

Fern Street Gallery – The South Coast Destination for Art Lovers, reopened on Friday 5th June 2020. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm. They have also created a beautiful video from the gallery (credit to Resident Artist, Jon Harris Photography), feel free to share it far and wide: Who’s in the Window? This fortnight the new displayContinue reading “Fern Street Gallery”

Have you lost your work?

EVENT CANCELLATIONS & POSTPONEMENTS ACROSS AUSTRALIA & NZ ARE HAVING UNPRECEDENTED IMPACTS ON THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES For performers, production, crew, hospo workers, managers, booking agents & more… WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU Bushfires and Coronavirus have led to the cancellation and postponement of hundreds of concerts, conferences, events and festivals across Australia and theContinue reading “Have you lost your work?”

Destination Kiama Smartphone Photography Workshop

Learn how to unleash your smartphone camera’s full potential and make pixelated, blurry camera pics a thing of the past. Tues 31 March 2020, 5.30pm to 7.00pm About this Event As part of Destination Kiama’s Industry Development Activities, we are offering a photography workshop based around the use of your smartphone. This workshop has beenContinue reading “Destination Kiama Smartphone Photography Workshop”

The Composer Is In The Room

Steel City Strings is back in 2020 to present this exciting concert event. Your local ensemble will be taking audiences on a musical journey through the works of celebrated Australian composers.  Be one of the first people in the world to hear a new composition ‘Cinque Forme d’Amore’ (‘Five Kinds of Love’) by Elena Kats-Chernin,Continue reading “The Composer Is In The Room”