Eight Victorian artists have received $10,000 each as part of RACV's new Arts Grant program in response to the impacts of COVID-19. The successful applicants are a diverse mix of emerging and mid-career artists from both Melbourne and regional Victoria, including two artists already represented in RACV's Art Collection. There was a high number of submissions and eight artists were awarded grants, up from the original five advertised. Keep an eye out for future opportunities here.
2021 Recipients: Ashe, Sam Burke, Louise Forthun, Gabrielle Hall-Lomax, Nick Heynsbergh, Soyoun Kim, Jacob Raupach and Kathryn Ryan.
Image credit: Louise Forthun, Lemon + Bronze, 2021, Synthetic polymer on Arches paper, 52 x 36 x 12cm. Courtesy the artist, photographer Christian Capurro.