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Valued at $30,000, the NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship is offered by the NSW Government through Create NSW to enable a visual artist at the beginning of their career to undertake a self-directed program of professional development. The ten finalists for the 2018 are Kieran Butler, EO Gill, Biljana Jancic, Shivanjani Lal, JD Reforma, Marikit Santiago, Georgia Saxelby, Shireen Taweel, Kai Wasikowski and Jodie Whalen
Introducing the fourth annual Parramatta Artists Studios (PAS) presentation at Artspace, part of an ongoing partnership that sees the two institutions working collaboratively to further support artists in Western Sydney through curatorial dialogue, mentorship and advocacy. Current PAS artists Tom Blake, Chris Dolman, Emily Parsons-Lord, Lisa Sammut and Garry Trinh have worked closely with Artspace curators through a series of studio visits and mentored exchanges over the past three months.