Small Business Opportunities

Save the Date – Kiama Small Business Forum Workshops Kiama Council have been operating the Kiama Small Business Forum events for the past 9 years and we are pleased to announce workshop dates for the next 6 months and urge you to place these events in your diaries. The events are free of charge and run fromContinue reading “Small Business Opportunities”

Artist Gathering | 30 July 2015

Are you ready to connect with other artists in Kiama? The July Artist Gathering is on in a couple of weeks The next Artist Gathering will be held in July to bring artists across all areas of the arts together to meet, connect, share, learn, inspire and create. You will get to know artists inContinue reading “Artist Gathering | 30 July 2015”

Artist Gathering | 23 April 2015

Are you ready to connect with other artists in Kiama? Did you miss the January Gathering? The next Artist Gathering will be held in April to bring artists across all areas of the arts together to meet, connect, share, learn, inspire and create. You will get to know other artists, spend time with others youContinue reading “Artist Gathering | 23 April 2015”

Arts Biz Conference | Kiama

Its finally here, the second Kiama Arts Biz Conference. The Arts Biz conference is a one day conference for artists of Kiama and the broader Illawarra Region, exploring some of the issues around the business of arts practice. The day will include: Visual Arts Exhibit | Ken Tucker, Jamie Cole, Paula Gowans, Becky Guggisberg, MikeContinue reading “Arts Biz Conference | Kiama”

Artist Gathering

The first Artist Gathering for the year was held last Thursday evening at the Kabari Bar and Cafe. A big thank you to everyone who came along and chatted, contributed, engaged and had fun. I am looking forward to seeing everyone again at the next one, and hopefully a few new faces as well. GatheringsContinue reading “Artist Gathering”

Artist Gathering | 29 Jan 2015

Are you ready to connect with other artists in Kiama? The first artist Gathering for 2015 will be held next week to bring artists across all areas of the arts together to connect, share, learn, inspire and create. You will get to know other artists, spend time with others you already know, share ideas, commiserateContinue reading “Artist Gathering | 29 Jan 2015”

Artist Gatherings | 2015

Like to connect with other artists in Kiama? A series of artist Gatherings will be held throughout 2015 to bring artists across all areas of the arts together to connect, share, learn, inspire and create. There will be opportunity to get to know other artists, spend time with others you already know, share ideas, commiserateContinue reading “Artist Gatherings | 2015”

Studio 19 Paint Mixer at the Little Prince

Anyone interested in getting arty in a bar? “In conjunction with the Little Prince in Globe Lane, Studio 19 are hosting painting parties. These parties are hosted by artists who provide the necessary materials as well as step-by-step instruction for painting cityscapes, beach scenes and colourful landscapes. No previous knowledge is required, so all participantsContinue reading “Studio 19 Paint Mixer at the Little Prince”

Remotely connected: rural art collectives cutting out the metropolitan art tsars

Rural artists have typically found themselves trying to translate their experiences of living on the land to gate-keeping gallery owners in the major cities. But new informal networks of artists, brought together on the internet, are cutting out the middle man and staging their own shows and happenings. Remotely connected: rural art collectives cutting outContinue reading “Remotely connected: rural art collectives cutting out the metropolitan art tsars”

Environmental Art and Activism

This project begins as a set of proposals to the Kiama Arts Biz Conference held 19/10/12. The theme of “Landscape” was chosen as the overall theme for Kiama’s cultural programme for 2013, culminating in Gerringong’s Lloyd Rees Festival. In keeping with this theme, I would like a committee of artists, including photographers, craftspeople, knitters, carvers,Continue reading “Environmental Art and Activism”