Past Artist Residencies
The Regional Artist Development (RAD) Residency Program is an artist residency with Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. It focuses on the development and mentoring of Regional Artists by providing recipients with a spacious studio environment in which to pursue their arts practice. Gallery staff will provide artist support and mentoring, while the civic environment will provide stimulus, energy and connection to other creative practitioners and community. The studio is within the Gallery complex (E3) on the banks of the Wollundry Lagoon. It has perfect northern light, wet area facilities and air-conditioning. Successful applicants will be granted the studio for a period of up to four weeks, and will receive a $2000 stipend to assist with the planning and delivery of the project.
Past Artists in Residence
Linzie Nardi - View from my Studio
RAD Artist in residence Linzie Nardi draws the inspiration from the world around her; observing light, colour, shape, form, and texture in the natural environment.
Lyndall Phelps - In Harmony RAD x Earth Canvas Residency
The RAD x Earth Canvas Residency brings together artists and renewable farmers. Northern Rivers artist Lyndall Phelps will undertake a two-week residency on a renewable farm near Wagga followed by a two-week studio residency at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.
Elaine Camlin - HAND: HELD: HOLD
Elaine Camlin's practice moves beyond traditional printmaking, incorporating drawing and printmaking techniques and experimentation with recycled and craft materials.
Chris Orchard - Environmental Thinker in Residence
Associate Professor Christopher Orchard joins the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery in 2023 as its Environmental Thinker in Residence.