Regional Arts Australia announce 2024 National Regional Arts Fellowships

Regional Arts Australia is pleased to announce six recipients of the 2024 National Regional Arts Fellowship. Supported by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, the Fellowships will invest $100,000 in regional and remote artists to develop work, skills, networks and research.

Special congratulations to regional Victorian recipient and musical artist and disability advocate, Eliza Hull from Dja Dja Wurrung Country, Castlemaine. Eliza will work on and international mentorship and co-writing opportunity.

Australian Government Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, congratulated the recipients. “Artists work everywhere in Australia, in our cities and towns, and throughout our regions and some of the most remote places on earth. This funding gives regional artists a vital boost to kickstart or advance their career – allowing them the freedom to continue to create and interpret unique Australian stories. Congratulations to all successful recipients.”

Regional Arts Australia’s Executive Director, Ros Abercrombie, added her congratulations to the 2024 cohort. “Investing in creative practice and professional development not only enriches individual artists but also strengthens our cultural fabric. With the support of the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, these Fellowships empower regional and remote artists to cultivate their talents, build crucial networks, and conduct vital research. Here’s to nurturing sustainable artistic growth that resonates across communities and beyond.”

Learn more about all of the 2024 Fellows and their projects here.

Photographs: Courtesy of Regional Arts Australia and the artists

Posted 5 July 2024