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Located in the heart of Ballina and housed in the historical former Ballina Fire Station, Ignite Studios is a community-engaged facility adjoining the Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), comprising workshop spaces, low-cost creative studios, an Artist-in-Residence program with self-contained accommodation and studio, offices, and a ceramics studio launching in 2023.

Each year Ignite Studios delivers a vibrant public program of workshops, artist talks, and special events, and plays host to creative community events from pop up exhibitions, launches and film screenings, to workshops, meetings and creative forums.

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Ignite Studios is an arts and cultural initiative of Ballina Shire Council and is supported by the NSW Government through infrastructure and program funding.

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Image Credit: Ignite Studios  | Fantastical Photos Bright Sparks Workshop with Natalie Grono, 2020




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