Kick start your career: TAFE graduates Asha Nicholas & Jordan Taylor

23 January 2014

Did you know that TAFE graduates can apply to ArtStart to kickstart their careers? ArtStart is a great fit for TAFE graduates wanting to use their qualifications and training to start up creative businesses. As the closing date for Round 10 quickly approaches, the team from Early Career Artists and Producers program chatted with some.

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Kick start your career: Karin Page

16 January 2014

The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Karin Page how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here. What are you doing now?  I have just finished up a huge year with my music and am currently putting together a music business plan for the next 12 months. I have been busy.

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Kick start your career: Alison Plevey

15 January 2014

The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Alison Plevey how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here. What are you doing now? At the end of 2013 I finished a three week development of a full length solo work I am creating entitled 100,000 frames. I was lucky enough to be.

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Kick start your career: Genevieve Trace

14 January 2014

The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Genevieve Trace how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here. What are you doing now? 2013 was a big year for me with the Brisbane Festival season and regional Queensland tour of my work Aurelian.  So currently I am putting the visual, audio and.

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Kick start your career: Michele Lee

13 January 2014

The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Michele Lee how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here. What are you doing now? Come February 2014, I am going to drop down a day at my office job so I can spend more time during the week on my arts projects..

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Alex Desebrock reflects on the ArtStart process

16 December 2013

ArtStart recipient Alex Desebrock presented the following speech at the opening of the Australia Council’s exhibition Figures: The Shape of Early Artist Careers on Thursday 12 December 2013.  The exhibition, based on a longitudinal study commissioned by the Australia Council, explores the impact that the ArtStart grant has had on the progress of recipients’ careers..

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ArtStarter Focus: Matt Tierney

16 August 2013

When Melbourne-based media artist Matt Tierney applied for an ArtStart grant in 2012 he knew exactly wanted he wanted to do: expand his career internationally, and establish a community arts space in Melbourne. Fast forward a year later and Tierney is realising both these goals. ArtStart funds enabled Tierney to plan and embark on a survey.

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ArtStarter Focus – Teho Ropeyarn

5 October 2012

Teho Ropeyarn is a Cairns based artist and printmaker from the Injinoo Community in Far North Queensland. With the ambition of starting up his own business, Teho Ropeyarn Designs, Ropeyarn will use his ArtStart grant to develop his skills in business and present a stronger online presence. The artist identifies this as an essential aspect.

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ArtStarter Focus – Michele Lee

7 September 2012

Recent ArtStart recipient Michele Lee is a Melbourne- based playwright whose work explores facets of Asian- Australian identity. In May this year Lee’s participatory work, Talon Salon, was part of the 2012 Next Wave Festival and was a site-specific audio theatre work about Vietnamese-run nail salons in Australia. Having an already quite well established practice,.

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