Saturday, 21 February 2015
Clarence Valley Council media release:
February 19, 2015
New Yulgilbar Fellowship now open to Clarence Valley visual artists
A GRAFTON Regional Gallery Travelling Fellowship for 2015 is now open for applications from visual
artists living and working in the Clarence Valley.
This inaugural $10,000 fellowship is dedicated to Clarence Valley artists wanting to travel to locations in
Australia or overseas in order to develop ideas, skills and contacts and explore and experience creative
and innovative visual arts.
Gallery director, Jude McBean, said the Fellowship, supported by the Yulgilbar Foundation, was open to
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists, groups and individuals and was only limited by the artist’s
“We encourage applications from visual artists of all mediums and levels who reside in the Clarence
Valley Council area. Our aim with this Fellowship is to allow the successful applicant to explore what is
important to them, their work and career,” she said.
“This is a significant opportunity for Clarence Valley artists to have experiences that they couldn’t
ordinarily afford and to be paid for their time in committing to such an opportunity. Applications could
include meeting or visiting inspiring artists, galleries or regions, to participate in workshops, residencies,
visual art festivals biennales or conferences.”
Application forms and guidelines are available through the gallery on firstname.lastname@example.org or via
its website www.graftongallery.nsw.gov.au
Inquiries can also be made to fellowship coordinator, Jane Kreis, on 0409 814 067 or at