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Aged care artist residencies

As the final phase of the originally funded Virtual Art Snacks program in-person residencies took  place across summer 2023-24.

These follow the longer format residency with Cath McNamara working with Blayney MPS.


Videos below are a summary of the artist residency at Oberon MPS followed by the short film ‘The Cat’s Eye’ made by Cate McCarthy and residents. Then a short film of Abby Smith’s residency at Nyngan and Warren MPSs with the song they group wrote (sung and recorded by Abby).

When: late 2023 into early 2024

Where: Nyngan MPS, Warren MPS, Blayney MPS, Oberon MPS, Molong MPS, Eugowra MPS, Grenfell MPS

Program: Virtual Art Snacks

Artists: Abby Smith, Nyree Reynolds, Cate McCarthy, Rosalie Burns, Simone and Blair Gough

Partner: Western NSW Local Health District

Funding: the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund

IMAGE: Blayney MPS residents, Lillian Ross, Burt Witherford and artist Catherine McNamara Photo credit: Greer Films.