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Perth illustrator and graphic designer Chris Nixon is known for his work in a number of areas, including his illustrations for The Jake Series of children’s books in collaboration with author Ken Spillman.
Dave Guhl is an accomplished, award winning visual artist who is busy creating pathways for other artists with disabilities to take the leap into mainstream exhibition of their work. Last year, a DCA quick response Artflight grant assisted him to take up the chance to present his vibrant, colourful work in the DownRightArt Exhibition held in New York last year.
Perth dancer Dawn Jackson used a $30,000 Future Moves Contemporary Dance mid-career Fellowship towards the development and production of her new work 'Cotton'. The Fellowship assisted her to go to Canada and the United Kingdom, beginning with a two-week skill development program in Toronto with DanceIntense, a bi-annual, intensive professional development program for dancers trained in South Asian dance forms.
Visual artist Joshua Webb completed the second year of a Master of Fine Art (Sculpture) at one of America’s top art schools with the assistance of a $30,000 Young People and the Arts International Scholarship. The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is one of the smallest Master of Fine Arts (Sculpture) in USA with only eight international students admitted each year.
Bunbury born jazz pianist Konrad Paszkudzki put his Young People and the Arts International Scholarship towards completing the second year of his music studies at the University of Miami in Florida. Describing the year as being successful ‘beyond all expectations’, Konrad said the scholarship allowed him to pursue what is regarded as one of the most prestigious courses in America, focussing on developing style, composition and arrangement under the guidance of a world-renowned faculty.