With Marye Hobbs, Carly Snoswell, Jess Taylor, and Sera Waters, facilitated by Kay Lawrence. Join Visual Arts Masters and PhD candidates from the University of South Australia to discover first hand about their training, work-practices, and careers. Topics of discussion will include each artists’ experience with: Work practices and processes. Grants and residencies. Connecting with … Continued


With Lauren Abineri, Amy Barrett-Lennard, Edward Hartley, Margo Hill-Smith, Liz Nowell & Leigh Robb. Have you ever wondered how a gallery decides to give a new artist their first show, or which gallery is right for you? For an artist developing their practice, working with galleries can be something of an enigma. It can be … Continued


HOW SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS MAKE A LIVING With Geordie Brookman, Elena Carapetis, Dan Crannitch, James Dodd, & Sophie Hyde. There’s a lot of mystery about making money as a creative practitioner. In this Activate Seminar, we’re aiming to remove some of the mystery, and talk about the different choices successful creatives make to sustain their … Continued


WITH VANESSA GORE, PARTNER AT FISHER JEFFRIES Vanessa Gore of Fisher Jeffries will present a session on the basic principles of Intellectual Property Law, with a focus on Copyright. Vanessa will flag some issues to be aware of, and tips to manage them, as well as other issues including: Rights Ownership Infringement Assignment and Licensing … Continued

Arts Residencies | BENEFITS & CHALLENGES

Have you ever considered undertaking an artist residency? 
Hear from artists who have undertaken Helpmann initiated residencies as well as self-directed opportunities. The seminar will cover key opportunities and benefits of artist residencies, where to find the right residency, how to apply, as well as tips on how to make the residency work for you. … Continued

Contracts – Tips & Traps

WITH ROSALIE BRADY, PARTNER AT FISHER JEFFRIES Rosalie Brady of Fisher Jeffries Lawyers will take you through tips on protecting yourself when entering into contracts, whether they be with suppliers, clients, publishers, landlords or anyone else. Rosalie will cover issues including: payment terms; delivery obligations; enforcement; statutory rights; and your potential personal liability. Rosalie Brady … Continued