Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is excited to announce an expansion of Gallery Services to include ‘Ignite Studios’.
Located in the heart of the Ballina CBD, adjacent to the NRCG and housed in the historic former Ballina Fire Station, Ignite Studios @ NRCG will provide a dynamic shared access space supporting the development and participation of artistic pursuits. This exciting new addition to the NRCG facilities is scheduled to open February 2018 and will include four artist studios, a visiting artist-in-residence (AiR) studio and two access spaces for workshops, creative events, pop-up exhibitions, meetings and special projects.
NRCG is currently inviting applications for the ‘Artist Studio’ program. The ‘Artist Studio’ spaces are available for a twelve month lease to creative practitioners from all disciplines, including but not limited to, design, craft, painting, digital media, photography, filmmaking, performance, sculpture and writing. Artists from Ballina Shire, Northern Rivers and across NSW are welcome to apply.
The Artist Studio program at ‘Ignite Studios @ NRCG’ is designed to encourage co-working and an open platform for professional development and opportunity. Supporting makers and creative professionals working across various fields, the program:
- provides professional workspaces
- enables creative projects
- fosters networking opportunities with arts influencers, local communities and peers through NRCG annual program
- generates a hub for artistic practice and ideas
Ignite Studios @ NRCG – providing greater access to shared creative space in the Northern Rivers region.
Artist Studio Applications close Friday 1 December 2017.