Regional Arts Stories

Next Level Profiles: Mitchell Martin | Bunbury

Next Level Profiles: Mitchell Martin | Bunbury

Mitchell Martin and James Newhouse hard at work recording and mixing Mitchell's EP. Picture by Jenna Martin. Next Level Regional grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Ruby Liddelow | Mandurah

Next Level Profiles: Ruby Liddelow | Mandurah

Ruby Liddelow (back left) interns with the Australian Youth Theatre company. Picture courtesy of Ruby Liddelow. Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Cassy Turner | Albany

Next Level Profiles: Cassy Turner | Albany

Cassy Turner (right) with Circus Training Australia artists and arts workers. Picture courtesy of Cassy Turner. Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Casey Thornton | Narrogin

Next Level Profiles: Casey Thornton | Narrogin

Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're considering making an application. Through an intensive period of creative development emerging visual artist Casey...

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Regional Artist Profile: Alli Butler

Regional Artist Profile: Alli Butler

Bruce Rock singer songwriter, comedian and musician Alli Butler uses her artistic talents to “address her equilibrium imbalance.” When asked to explain this more clearly she says “it works much better than tequila or triathlons.” In truth, she sees it as a cathartic...

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Blind Dates: A regional arts love story

Blind Dates: A regional arts love story

Once upon a time…  In January and February to be exact, regional and outer metro presenters met with producers and performers in Perth for what we fondly refer to as Blind Dates. Juicy conversations were had between presenters and the makers of theatre, circus, spoken...

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Regional Artist Profile: Anton Blume

Regional Artist Profile: Anton Blume

Anton Felix Blume is an artist who works in the between. Between the Gascoyne and the South West. Between Australia and Europe. Between the arts and design. Between collaborations and solo practice. And because of this, he loves the creative challenge but can’t be...

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A closer look at This Hopeful Shack

A closer look at This Hopeful Shack

This story was submitted by a member of the regional arts sector: Jenny Barr. We love sharing stories from the sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! It has taken me a...

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Boyup artist closes regional distance with The Lester Prize

Boyup artist closes regional distance with The Lester Prize

This story was submitted by The Lester Prize and written by Boyup Brook artist Lori Pensini. We love sharing stories from the sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! The...

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A Permanent Welcome to Esperance

A Permanent Welcome to Esperance

This story was submitted by Esperance Community Arts. We love sharing stories from the regional arts sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! From a suggestion made by a...

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Regional Arts WA receives core funding from the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lotterywest.

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