Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

$10,000 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW artists now open

Judith Nangala_Dean & Esther

Closes 4 September 2022. Are you from Regional NSW or know someone who is? If so, NAVA strongly encourages you to apply for the $10,000 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW artists.

This unique opportunity opens up avenues for regional artists seeking to further their professional development, exhibition opportunities or deepen research.

The $10,000 can be used to cover costs like studio rent, travel, materials, professional development, exhibiting or to take the time and space to develop your career in new directions. Applicants are eligible across regional NSW, from the North Coast to the South East & Tablelands regions, from the Far West to the Hunter and everything in between.

  • Applications close 23:59 AEST Sunday 4 September 2022.
  • 1 x $10,000 scholarship will be awarded.
  • Please send any questions to

2021 recipient, Wamboin resident, Dr Judith Nangala Crispin said, “The Windmill Trust Scholarship allowed me to walk the banks of the Murray River in the footsteps of my matriarchal ancestors, honouring the lives of the animals and birds of that Country through art.”

APPLY HERE: $10,000 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists
Terms and Conditions: PDF

More information and previous winners can be found on the Windmill Trust website.

IMAGE: Collaboration between 2021 Windmill Trust Scholarship recipient Judith Nangala Crispin and Country. ​After red brake lights and the highway, Dean and Esther, lifted from the hunt and hurled spinning into star silvered black, forge a new friendship in the unutterable vastness of space. Lumachrome glass print, cliche-verre, chemigram, drawing and acid wash. Road-killed fox and muscovy duck, sand, turmeric, mineral salts, developers, graphite and chinese ink on fibre paper. Exposed 41 hours in a portable geodesic dome. Murray River near Yarrawonga.