Forbes Heritage 2019 youth scholarship
Forbes Shire Council and the Platypus Gallery have paired up to offer one or two young locals with an opportunity to expand their artistic horizons.
Forbes Heritage 2019 youth scholarship valued at $1000
Applications are open now and young people aged 15 to 21, living in the Forbes shire and involved in any form of the arts, are urged to apply.
The scholarship is open to all art forms including visual arts, curatorial arts, dance, design, digital arts, Aboriginal arts, history, writing, music, theatre and screen.
Application forms are available through Forbes Shire Council
“We need people in our community who think with the creative side of their brains for new innovative ideas,” Mayor Phyllis Miller said. “The future needs young people with education and the imagination to create. We are very proud to support the inaugural Forbes Heritage Young Artist Scholarship.”
The scholarship committee has the option to award one $1000 scholarship or two $500 scholarships.
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to Platypus Gallery at 111 Lachlan Street, Forbes before 5pm Monday April 29.
Recipients will be announced at the Heritage Award night on Tuesday May 7 at the Platypus Gallery.
Activities may include: courses, workshops or other training; internship or work experience; creation of new work; exhibition of a body of work; marketing, publishing or performances.
Image: Exhibition by Elsie Mahon and Wendy Hawthorn is open now at the Platypus Gallery.