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Regional Arts Development Central West NSW
Professional development
Opportunities for individuals and organisations

Arts OutWest is a leader in arts and cultural development, acting as the peak body in the region to provide advice and assistance to the sector.

In our strategic plan we aim to provide professional development opportunities for individuals and organisations in the region.

Current activities

Latest news

4 free workshops for creatives

March 23 Lithgow. March 24 & 25, Bathurst. Monica Davidson from Creative+Business will be in the region to deliver three fun, informative workshops: Networking tips for creatives, Pricing for creatives, Diversify your creative income.

Funding workshop with Arts OutWest. Photo Georgi Redfern
CASP Funding Workshops

2 November, Parkes. 16 November, online.  Find out how to apply for Country Arts Support Program (CASP) funding in the NSW Central West and get advice on your application.

Becoming a Creative Kids provider

Creative Kids vouchers: have you considered getting your business or organisation involved? We look at how they work, changes  happening in 2022 and tips for using them in your business.

past project case studies

Examples of past professional development activities

Artstate Bathurst
Artstate Bathurst

2018: Part conversation, part arts festival.

Rural Arts and Culture Symposiums
Rural Arts and Culture Symposiums

2014-15: Conversations about how and why we make arts and culture

Portfolio Project
Portfolio Project

2014: professional development sessions for creatives


2021: arts Business skills

contact our team members
Kylie Shead headshot 2
Kylie Shead
Executive Director


Steven Cavanagh
Communications + Arts & Health Projects

(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Job shares Communications with Maryanne.


Maryanne Jaques
Communications Officer

(14hrs per week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday in school hours)

Job shares with Steven