Cultivate the arts: intensive is a professional development
program for emerging and established artists who reside in the
Moreton Bay region.
The program will facilitate networking amongst participants, and
deliver practical skill development workshops relating to
professional and business development in a fun, creative and
supportive environment. Successful participants have the
opportunity to engage with relevant information, practical training
and business tools plus tailored support to realise and achieve
their professional goals.
The program provides a unique opportunity for participants to
develop and professionalise their practice while retaining artistic
integrity and a sense of purpose and self-worth. At the conclusion
of the program participants will have defined their goals and
developed the strategies, skills and connections to achieve them,
all summarised in a one page business plan.
Arts and culture play an important role in the liveability and
identity of the Moreton Bay region. Cultivate the arts: intensive
supports the creative community to realise its full potential and
to showcase the diverse creative talents of our region.
The inaugural Cultivate the arts: Intensive program for 2017
started in February and supported 11 local artists through skill
development workshops and individual mentoring. The program
will be completed in June 2017 - watch this space for information
on the selected artists and outcomes from the program.
Cultivate the Arts: Intensive - Indigenous Arts
Council is excited to announce the opportunity to provide a condensed Cultivate the Arts: Intensive program specifically for local Indigenous artists in the region. This condensed program will offer the same professional development outcomes as the six month program but will be held over three workshops.
Who can apply
- be either early career artists or established artists -
inclusive of visual, performing, literary and digital / multimedia
- reside in the Moreton Bay Region,
- be able to travel to Redcliffe to attend three full day
workshops in June 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
- be 18 years of age or over, and
- identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Applicants must be able to attend and participate in all
elements of the program.
What to expect
Weekend Workshops - Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June
Held over two full days, this skill development and networking
program will deliver practical information in a creative, friendly
and motivating environment. Participants will hear from guest
speakers, peers and feel connected, inspired and motivated in their
creative practice. At the end of the workshop participants will
have identified their professional goals and developed a plan to
Third Workshop (Saturday 24 OR Sunday 25 June 2017
This full day workshop will be tailored to deliver skill
development opportunities identified during the weekend program.
The workshop will focus on practical skill and process development
with an emphasis on achievable outcomes.
Selected participants will also receive a professional photo
shoot and up to 10 high quality digital images for their
The program will be facilitated by Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship and will be held at the
Old Redcliffe Fire Station Volunteer Hub, Crn Oxley Avenue and Mary
Street in Redcliffe.
All catering and course material is provided. Participation in
the program is free of charge.
How to apply
To apply for the program please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the following:
Application closing date has been extended to 10.00am Monday 29 May 2017.
|29 May 2017
||Participants selected and notified
|10 & 11 June 2017
(Saturday &Sunday )
|24 or 25 June 2017
||1 full day workshop (Saturday or Sunday date to be confirmed)
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.