Creative & Professional Opportunities

Monthly on Mondays ‘Round the Mixing Desk

A regular and fun online meeting of musical minds to talk music, share info and collaborate. 5pm Every last Monday (Jan-Nov). Register Now

24 Oct Waste 2 Art STA Kids Workshop (8-14yrs)

Join Al Phemister and make cool art from waste materials Bookings open soon. FREE 4 STA Members

4 Nov Virtual space, real benefit

Take advantage of FREE and supported digital platforms that connect audiences to your art. 1pm-2pm 4 Nov via ZOOM. BOOKING NOW OPENPD for Creatives

The STA Community Bunting project. Turn your scrap fabric into a community resource. The perfect addition to any event, celebration or gathering.

SnapWrite The Gunning Arts Festival invites STA region residents to submit photo stories celebrating our region. Check out the SnapWrite FB space. 

Wingecarribee Shire Council is looking for photos for their upcoming October Mental Health Month promotion. Share the moments that make you feel connected.

Regional Arts NSW are now accepting expressions of interest for the role of Chief Executive Officer!

EOIs close 7 November, 2021.

Looking for volunteers to join the inaugural Ngununggula team. Get on at the ground floor and be part of something very special. 

The GROW program

A series of 6 mentoring meetings designed to help you stay on track and remain focused and accountable as you take your creative business to its next stage.

Professional Development Options with the Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre (SRBEC)

28 September Marketing for your Business

Simplify the marketing process by breaking down and working through the 11 elements of an effective marketing plan. 

29 September Coping with Difficult People

Identify and manage colleagues and customers who you are having difficulty communicating and working with.

7 October – Canva for Beginners. 

Opportunities and methods you can use to apply your brand in social media posts and other marketing material. Intermediate and advanced class also offered. 

19 October 9 Steps to a positive mindset

Take a forward-looking approach to your business rather than a reactive and defensive one and retrain your brain to be open for business.

21 October Essential Facebook Masterclass

Social Media Guru, Katrina Collins takes you through the essential tools and techniques to expand your Facebook reach with minimal spend.

Awards & Prizes

Listed by closing date

October MusicNSW is providing free 1-on-1 Zoom or phone sessions with our Regional Music Officers (RMOs) throughout September. Whether you’re a musician or you run a music business, register now for a 30-minute session with your RMO to talk about your goals and challenges and how MusicNSW can help you move your career forward.

15 October Lambing Flat Writers Short Story and Poetry Competition. Open Theme.

17 October The Carstairs Prize aims to support socially engaged art projects that embrace participatory and collaborative experiences, bring participants into active dialogue with the artist(s) in order to involve audiences beyond the art community.

25 October Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art  Exhibition and Competition

NEW – 4 November The Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative (Pilot) provides organisations with up to $5 million to support current and emerging regional leaders to further develop their leadership and resilience skills, enabling them to become strong local voices who can help sustain regional Australia’s recovery from COVID-19 

11-13 February 2022 The Goulburn Workers Club Annual Art Prize Open to all artists for Oil, Watercolour, Acrylics, other media, miniatures and photography. 

Check out all the writing competitions through the Fellowship of Australian Writers.

Artist Residencies

Create NSW 2021 SoundLab Residency Program with premiere engineering firm Arup to offer artists a state-of-the-art professional development opportunity in the Arup SoundLab facility.

Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre with ACT Parks & Conservation Service have presented this acclaimed artist-in-residence program since 2006.

The SYDNEY ART SPACE Artists in Residence is open to Australian and International visual artists making work in the disciplines of any or all of the following: sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media.

Varuna Residential Fellowships offer two to three weeks of full board and accommodation at Varuna including a prepared evening meal, uninterrupted time to write in your own private studio. Closing 29 July. 

For other Artist in Residence options check out the STA AiR Page.

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