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Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The Shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.
2022 SCU Graduate Award Winner Announced
Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is thrilled to announce the 2022 Southern Cross University Graduate Exhibition Prize has been awarded to Jemima Patch-Taylor.
Jemima's work 'Luteal' encompasses both painting and animation, and captures the beauty, tone and rhythm of the Northern Rivers landscape in a poetic and powerfully emotive way.
The NRCG team is excited to exhibit Jemima's work in the Gallery in 2023.
Read more about the 2022 Southern Cross University Bachelor of Art & Design Graduate Exhibition HERE
Quick Response Exhibition Call Out
Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) has opened a special 'Quick Response' Call Out to apply for an exhibition in March-April 2023. This is a short turnaround, one-off exhibition call out for any artist(s) based in the Northern Rivers to apply for our 2023 program.
Applications Open - 9am Wednesday 2 November
Applications Closed - 5pm Tuesday 8 November
Install dates Monday 6 March - Tuesday 7 March 2023
Exhibition runs for an 8 week period - dates Wednesday 8 March - Sunday 30 April 2023
Applications are for Gallery 3 - with 12m floorspace and 7m wall space
An exhibition fee of $200 is applicable for the selected artist(s) and the gallery retains a 33% commission on all artworks sales.
- artists must have a body of work which is exhibition ready
- artworks must not have previously been shown at NRCG
- all support material is completed and supplied by the closing date
Selection is based on five key criteria:
Clarity - clear and cohesive exhibition rationale
Innovation - high level of aesthetic values and understanding
Quality - examples of work that demonstrate experience in producing safe, high quality artworks to maintain public gallery standards
Curatorial - relevance to other exhibitions in adjoining spaces or wider Gallery programming
Diversity - preference will be given to applicants who have not exhibited within the previous twelve month period.
Prior to applying, please read all general exhibition terms and conditions on our website HERE.
AVAILABLE NOW | CREATIVE STUDIO SPACE
Are you a creative practitioner or business looking for studio space? Ignite's creative studio #2 is available now for artists or creative organisations, for a six or twelve month lease. Adjacent to the Northern Rivers Community Gallery, walking distance to Ballina's CBD and amenities, and next door to the Gallery Cafe with excellent coffee, come and be a part of Ballina's creative arts hub.
Image: Ignite's Studio #2 featuring artist Karma Barnes in residency. Photo courtesy of NRCG