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A digital drawing of a white bird, an eye a piece of land and the letters R, O and R on a blue background.


Artists in Focus – Nimbus Studio (part 1 of 2)

There are 11 artists currently attending the Nimbus Studio. Let’s learn more about 5 of them this month and stay tuned for the remaining 5 artists next month! Aleshanee...

Robert painting on a mural.


Artists in Focus – Auspicing

Creative Victoria wanted to get money to artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. And we were able to support artists applying for the funding, and auspice projects for them....

Adam Knapper drawing.


Artist in focus – Adam Knapper

Over July, Adam is utilising this funding to work toward a series of drawings for a solo online exhibition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project, Down the...

Michel Paul Tuomy and Adam Cass.


Artist in focus – Michel Tuomy

Artist and playwright Michel Tuomy has been interviewed by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency). Michel was supported by AAV with his NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) application process. We...

Toni Arfaras and a drawing of a lizard.


Artist in focus – Toni Arfaras

“In September 2013, I was 46 years old, a primary school teacher, wife, mum of three children (aged 16, 19 and 21) and I volunteered on a variety of...

Naomi Chainey


Artist in focus – Naomi Chainey

Thanks to the Lesley Hall Scholarship, she made the short film Gaslit, which premiered at The Other Film Festival in Melbourne in November 2018 and won the award for Best Emerging...

Erin Kyan recording in the studio.


Artist in focus – Erin Kyan

Erin Kyan talks about the joys and challenges of accessible digital storytelling, and explains why vulnerability and hope are two of the most prominent themes in his writing about...