CULTURAL GRANTS FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

CULTURAL GRANTS FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George encourages emerging artists from his electorate to apply for an Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant.

Mr George said the Ian Potter Cultural Trust aims to nurture the growth of excellence and diversity in cultural activities in Australia by making small grants to outstandingly talented people in the early stages of their careers.

The Trust makes grants of up $7,000 to early career artists practising in a wide range of disciplines within the arts, including the performing and visual arts, crafts, music, the media, literature, design, spanning traditional art forms right through to experimental media.

Grant requests must be for:

If seeking support for the making of a film, applicants must be final year or post-graduate film students.

Applications close Monday, 31 January 2011.

For more information and guidelines go to www.ianpotterculturaltrust.org.au or call Claire Rimmer Roberts, Program Manager The Ian Potter Cultural Trust on (03) 9650 3188.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577