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Image credit: Paintings – ceramics – design, Mairi Ward

Northern Exposure grant recipients announced

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The Minister for the Arts, the Hon. Dr Vanessa Goodwin MLC, has announced investment of more than $42 000 in regional artists through the Northern Exposure program, offered in partnership with Tasmanian Regional Arts.

Northern Exposure is a one-off regional funding program intended to provide additional support to artists living and working in the regions.


The following artists have received funding through the Northern Exposure program.

Bradley Martin of the Saxons received a grant of $4 000 towards recording the group’s debut album.

Cheryl Rose-Ransom received a grant of $4 000 towards attending a masterclass with printmaker Basil Hall.

Emma Anglesey received a grant of $4 000 towards a music video.

Emma Porteus received a grant of $4 000 towards researching and developing a community dance work.

Janine Morris received a grant of $3 358 towards creating a new body of work.

Jessica Pangas received a grant of $4 000 towards an intensive with printmaker Basil Hall and developing new work.

Mairi Ward received a grant of $3 948 towards an exhibition at the Milk Factory Gallery in New South Wales.

Raymond Arnold received a grant of $4 000 towards exhibitions in Queenstown and interstate.

Shane Viper received a grant of $3 996 towards an exhibition of photographic work.

William Nathan Tucker received a grant of $4 000 towards a mentorship with Mark Rein-Hagan.

Image credit: Designer Rooms exhibition at Handmark Gallery, Mairi Ward. Photographer: Jonathan Wherrett.