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Congratulations to our recent grant recipients

Congratulations to all of our recent grant recipients for the New South Wales Artists' Grant, Australian Artists' Grant, Sainsbury Sculpture Grant and Carstairs Residency Prize.

NAVA and our assessors would like to commend all the applicants for NAVA Grants this year. We would encourage everyone to apply again next year!

Congratulations to all the latest grant recipients below. We look forward to seeing the outcomes of their projects.

New South Wales Artists' Grant

(Round ending August 2014 for project period: November, December 2014 & January 2015)

  • Susan Bui - Where The Home is
  • Catherine Hourihan - Behind The Glitter
  • Astra Howard - China European Art Centre Residency in association with China Residencies
  • Biljana Jancic - Outline
  • Deborah Kelly
  • Karen Keys - Different Strokes
  • Ainslie Murray and Renata Ferrari - The Liquid Air (CO2 Fields)
  • James Nguyen - Watch This Space
  • Wojak & Klein - LOOP collaboration at Melaka Art & Performance Festival Malaysia

Australian Artists' Grant

(Round ending August 2014 for project period: November, December 2014 & January 2015)

  • Celeste Juliet Aldahn - Maiden, Mother, Crone, Blindside Gallery Melbourne
  • Bazier Free - Isolario
  • Georgia Harvey - Magic Mountain (exhibition at Constance ARI, Hobart)
  • Biljana Jancic - Outline
  • Lia McKnight and Stephen Armistead - The air around us
  • Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran - One Hung Bitch Volume 2
  • Jacqui Shelton - Limber - solo exhibition at Bus Projects in November
  • Blanche Tilden - Circle Work - Contemporary Jewellery

Sainsbury Sculpture Grant

  • Celeste Juliet Aldahn: Celeste will use her grant to travel to New York to undertake a mentorship with Tessa Hughes-Freeland and a residency with E.S.P. TV.
  • Beth Dillon: Beth will be undertaking a residency in Iceland with Listhus Artspace.
  • Heidi Axelsen & Hugo Moline: Heidi and Hugo will be using their grant to participate in a residency at Australia House which will result in being presented at the 2015 Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale.

Carstairs Residency Prize

Anne Scott Wilson: Anne will be using her time at Bundanon to create site specific light works in photography, installation and performative devices.