RAV Announces Successful Sustaining Creative Workers Initiative Applicants

Posted 27 August 2020

RAV Announces Successful Sustaining Creative Workers Initiative Applicants

Sustaining Creative Workers Initiative is a quick-response funding program supporting professional independent creative practitioners, sole traders, freelancers, collectives and micro-organisations/businesses whose work and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by coronavirus.

The successful recipients of the Sustaining Creative Workers funding has been recently announced. Captured below is a list of the successful applications within the Barwon Region. To view the FULL list, visit the link below.

A huge congratulations to all!

Essential Theatre, Hamlyn Heights, $10,000  
To develop an interactive theatrical experience designed for a maximum of 20 audience members, in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.

Laura Jane Turner, Newtown, $4,700
To undertake professional development.

The Space Company. Geelong West, $10,000
To support The Space Company to research, script and develop a new theatre production designed for future touring.

Victoria Edgar, Waurn Ponds, $5,000
To support the Victoria Edgar team to develop a new direction in their practice by developing a new range of jewellery and wearable art using repurposed and base met

Anglesea Art House, Anglesea, $10,000
To develop digital content to showcase artists.

Barking Spider Visual Theatre, Cundare North, $10,000
To upskill and undertake research development to create and deliver community engaged, accessible art experiences online with a focus on developing new markets.

Casey Hartnett, Winchelsea, $5,000
To support the digital release of existing works and further develop an online portfolio.

Christine Davey, Alvie, $5,000
To undertake research, development and upskilling opportunities to inform new theatre projects.

Colac Makers’ Space Inc, Colac, $9,000
To enable Colac Makers’ Space Inc. To continue to support its members while the physical space is closed, through home printmaking kits, online tutorials and other activities.

Drysdale Clifton Springs Curlewis Association – Festival of Glass, Clifton Springs, $10,000
To support the development of online events and promotional activity, as well as professional development.

Kim Sargent-Wishhart, Point Lonsdale, $3,200
To upskill, research and develop new ways to share dance and movement practice through podcast, zine and screen forms.

Mark Lang, Point Lonsdale, $5,000
To support an online series showcasing work by a range of musicians.

Natalie Martin, Jan Juc, $5,000
To promote a new online painting class.

Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, $1,100
To create and deliver online exhibitions.

Shaun Adams, Ocean Grove, $5,000
To rebrand, research and develop a strategy for a regional touring business.

Tim Lucas, Barongarook West, $5,000
To support the development of a dedicated training space within an existing print studio.

Roderick Poole, Wongarra, $5,000
To develop new ways of rehearsing, performing and presenting outdoor performances.

Peter Day, Johanna, $5,000
To support a community art project which will include regional schools, the local community and a public presentation.

Please note: This is for successful applicants who applied for Stream – 4 Regional, all other streams have been announced on Creative Victoria’s website.


View the full list of successful applicants here at Regional Arts Victoria


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