After significant delays due to COVID travel restrictions, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 round of the Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program.
Fellowship Program (up to $6,000 per placement)
The Fellowship program is professional development program to develop skills and cultivate networks through access to the expertise and resources of national and international cultural organisations.
Ms Rachael Parsons, New England Regional Art Museum
Dr Amir Rezapourmoghadammiyandabi, University of Newcastle Museum/Gallery
Mentorship Program (up $3,000 per placement)
A professional development program to develop skills and cultivate networks through access to the expertise and resources of larger or specialised organisations.
Ms Mariam Abboud, Dubbo Regional Council
Ms Alinde Bierhuizen, Fairfield Museum & Gallery
Ms Naomi Blakey, Tamworth Regional Gallery and Museums
Ms Jia Ying Dorcas Tang, Artspace
Ms Samantha Moody, The University of Newcastle
Ms Alexis Rickards, New England Regional Art Museum
Mrs Maree Skene, Maitland Regional Gallery
Volunteer Placement Program (up to $1,500 per placement)
The Volunteer placement program is a professional development program for volunteer staff of volunteer managed/small organisations to develop skills that meet a need within their museum or gallery and that they can share with their colleagues.
Mrs Wendy Agzarian, Kogarah Historical Society
Mrs Hayley Lavers Millthorpe & District Historical Society
Ms Sharon Nott Dunedoo Historical Society and Museum
Mx Andre Shannon, Pari Ari
Mr Howard Sinclair Bathurst District Historical Society Inc.
Miss Meaghan “May” Zarb, UNE Museum of Antiquities