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Regional Arts Services Network

Arts Ablaze conference and regional arts festival

Part conference and part festival, Arts Ablaze 2019 attracted delegates from across Queensland and the Torres Strait and featured a free community celebration, creating a legacy for future arts conferences

19 Oct 2021

Together We Stand

Together We Stand, a collaborative art project developed by First Nations creatives from the Regional Arts Services Network (RASN) South East Queensland North (SEQN) region to keep connected and creating during COVID19.

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30 Aug 2021

Foots Hill Blues & Roots Festival

It takes more than COVID-19 to stop the music for the Townsville Folk and Acoustic Music Club, who established a new boutique music festival to re-engage and reinvigorate the region’s live music community.

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22 Feb 2021

Artists share their creative journeys and challenges in the face of COVID-19

Local artists in Central Queensland respond to the pandemic, creating new work in challenging times.

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3 Dec 2020

Creative Business Champions 2022

Creative Business Champions, supported by the Queensland Government, is a free online professional guidance service helping to build sector knowledge and capacity. The program connects Queensland artists and arts workers with personalised professional guidance from recognised industry leaders, helping to create meaningful professional development opportunities with strategies to grow business and establish sustainable careers in the arts.

To register for the 2022 Creative Business Champions program visit cqregionalarts.net/rasn-creative-business-hub.

Since its launch in April 2021, the Creative Business Champions initiative has provided advice and mentoring to more 800 Queensland artists and arts workers, supporting employment and career pathways. Read more about how Creative Business Champions has helped artists Lucas Proudfoot and Kate Douglas.

Creative Business Champions is funded as part of a $2.2 million skills funding package from the Queensland Government to assist arts sector recovery and is delivered through the Regional Arts Services Network (RASN).

11 Nov 2020

Colouring NQ

When COVID-19 hit, Queensland’s arts companies got creative. Townsville-based Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts developed Colouring NQ, a digital colouring book featuring artwork from emerging North Queensland artists which engaged children and the young at heart.

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17 Sep 2020