Garth Prentice STA AiR at the Crisp Galleries
11 – 24 March 2024
Garth Prentice is a musician, songwriter and the Contemporary Music Manager at the Hume Conservatorium in Goulburn. He is the recipient of the Artist in Residency program for 2024 at the Crisp Galleries. In his two-week residency, Garth will be writing blues compositions for his upcoming album. These compositions will be brought to life by local musicians, and recorded locally, showcasing the wide range of talent in the Hume area. Don’t miss out on this one off and very special performance.
While in residence Garth will be inspired by the fabulous setting at The Crisp Galleries to write a Blues Album. Spending time listening, transcribing, researching, writing and arranging. The plan is to record and release the album later this year.
Using the unique location Garth will produce a series of filmed acoustic recordings that will be later shared online. Exepect some cool video clips of garth making music in Bowning.
“Looking Out My Back Door” with Garth Prentice
Saturday 23 March, 2pm – 4pm
Garth Prentice, in collaboration with many talented artists from both Goulburn and the Yass Valley, performs in celebration of his residency at the Crisp Galleries with a concert event you won’t want to miss.
Expect tunes from the catalogues of Bill Withers, Cold Chisel, Garth Brooks, a bunch of Aussie singalongs and a smattering of Garth’s original compositions.
Join us and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of powerful music with beautiful surroundings. GET TIX $15 adults / kids& Youth (15yrs&under) FREE
The STA AiR program at the Crisp Galleries is supported by the NSW Government through the Restart Program.
Southern Tablelands Arts Artist-in-Residence (STA AiR)
The STA AiR project is an ongoing commitment to offer residences for Artists to be inspired by the STA Region. Our home is full of extraordinary places, people and opportunities with unlimited potential for Artists to be inspired and get creative.
STA aim to offer at least one residency oppotunity each year (subject to funding).
The STA AiR program is open to all professional Artists from all disciplines, individually or in groups who live within the STA Region*. The program embraces Visual Artists, Performers, Writers, Musicians and multi-disciplinary practises and supports new work, research and collaborations inspired by the host venue and location.
*The STA region is made up of our seven contributing local government areas of; Goulburn Mulwaree, Hilltops, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Upper Lachlan Shire, Wingecarribee Shire, Wollondilly Shire and Yass Valley.
STA have compiled a list of creative residency programs and opportunities from across the state, nation and globe. Find an AiR to suit you.
Completed STA AiR projects at partner venues
STA are proud to to have delivered the following Artist in Residence programs with our partner venues across the STA region.
STA AiR General Guidelines
Guidelines for the STA Artist in Residence program. Further information can be gained by contacting STA.
(EOIs are currently closed. The following information is listed to support Artists to be aware of how the program works)
Who can Apply
The STA AiR program is open to all professional Artists from all disciplines, individually or in groups who live in one of the seven contributing council areas* that make up the STA region. The program supports new work, research and collaborations inspired by the host venue and location.
When Applying for an STA AiR – How to Apply
When there is an open EOI online the application form will ask the following:
Name, contact details, Identity information.
Residency will have set dates for attendance
Your current work
Include links to current projects and bodies of work.
How do you feel this residency will improve your practice.
Outline what you hope to achieve during your residency.
Public Liability Insurance
Artists will be required to have current public liability insurance. If you need advice on obtaining this you can contact us.
ArtsLaw has a comprehensive Insurance information page for the Creative Sector, including a of Insurance providers.
upload or link to current cv and bodies of work.
Optional: workshop, public event or performance
Can be a open studio, workshop or performance as proposed by the Artist/s.