Now in its 21st year, the Blacktown City Art Prize is one of the most respected art prizes in Western Sydney, with cash prizes of $20,000 and acquisitive awards. Artists are invited to submit entries for drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media.
Filmed in homes, prayer houses and even from the back seat of a taxi, the powerful documentary One Day For Peace was screened in public locations across Western Sydney last September. You can watch it from your home this Saturday. Don’t miss it.
Sharing the dynamic, culturally diverse artwork that reflects Blacktown, its history and its communities, and the inspiring artists who make it, this is a place for exchanging information and a home for important discussion.
Blacktown Arts Centre’s Creative Residency Program supports artistic development and emerging arts practices in all forms. Successful applicants will be announced in December.
Artist-provocateur Latai Taumoepeau and co-curator Paschal Daantos Berry reflect on the intention and impact of this rigorous performance season with dancer and choreographer Martin del Amo.
During her residency in our Main Street Studio, Nazanin Marashian explores the significance of numbers in a series of non-traditional portraits inspired by encounters in nearby Blacktown mall.