Entries for the 2017 Blacktown City Art Prize will open in August. Here are a few common questions and answers to consider when selecting artworks to enter in the prize, including what kind of works you can enter.
NAIDOC is a special event in Blacktown, which is home to the largest urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia. It’s a day where we celebrate the contribution of Aboriginal people to the wider nation by showcasing our talents within.
Sometimes you find art in the most unlikely places … Let us take you on a tour to 10 of our city’s most creative corners from Bidwill Square to Nurragingy Reserve to Blacktown International Sportspark.
Meet Bee Cruse, Community Engagement Coordinator at Solid Ground. Bee is a storyteller, born and bred on Cabrogal country (a clan within the Darug nation), and her family come from the Gomeroi, Wiradjuri and Monaroo-Yuin peoples of NSW.
We’ve started a collaborative Spotify playlist inspired by the Western Sydney Jam Session. Follow and collaborate with us. And join us at the next jam on Wednesday, 9 August 2017!
Meet artists and first-year university students, Katie Masonwells and Jocelyn Depamaylo, who used their time in the Main Street Studios to work on their project ‘Blacktown Storyboards’.