The second round of Arts Queensland's 2019 Individuals Fund is now open, offering up to $10,000 per application for artists and cultural workers to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities.
The fund's objectives are to:
- Propel careers to the next level of professionalism
- Reward and recognise outstanding individual artists and cultural workers
- Fast track development of talent and leadership
- Develop new markets and new audiences for new work
- Offer significant and inspirational opportunities for professional development and to expand industry networks.
Applications close at 4pm on 16 August 2019, for activities starting after 8 November 2019.
For more information and to start your application, click below.
In 2017 singer songwriter Tia Gostelow received support through the Individuals Fund which assisted her in writing, recording and touring her 2019 Queensland Music Awards Album of the Year winning record Thick Skin.
Tia received $1551 through the Individuals Fund to attend the Native Tongue Writing Camp on the Central Coast of NSW in November 2017, where she worked on songs for Thick Skin and gained experience in production.
In 2018 Tia received $27,166 through the Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) to record her debut album and an additional $4400 through the Playing Queensland Fund for the Queensland component of the national tour to support the album.
To find out more about how Arts Queensland helped Tia Gostelow build her career, read the full case study below.
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