CURRENT STUDIO ARTISTS
 

Dave Crowe

Alice Springs-based songwriter/producer Dave Crowe performs and produces music under the name Resin Moon, as well as producing music and sound for many Northern Territory musicians and arts projects.

He has written music for the U.S feature film Grounded, and international T.V shows Akward and Made in Chelsea. He has also penned major TV ad campaigns for Mitsubishi, Australia Post, Medibank, Olive Grove (U.S) and Tourism NT and is currently works with Gaga Music Publishing.

As an artist, he has twice won the NT Song of the Year (2013, 2016), an Australian Independent Music Award, and placed 3rd in the International Songwriting Competition. 

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Kelly Lee Hickey

Kelly Lee Hickey was raised on the sweat soaked wetlands outside Darwin and has made her home in the dusty red heartland of Mparntwe/Alice Springs since 2008. An artist and creative producer, her practice explores the intersections between people and places, through collaborative and participatory works including festivals, performance, publication and installation.

Her work has been published and performed in Australia, China, Finland, New Zealand, Indonesia and Germany, with recent projects include Local Knowledge, Vessels for Stories and the Museum of Intimate Memories. Her current work is located within the climate justice movement, and explores place making and creative responses to climate change.

She is currently undertaking a Masters by Creative Research at Victoria University.

Image: Local Knowledge Sunset Cruise Photo Credit Anna Cadden.

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Jonny Rowden

Jonny Rowden is a British-born performing artist who relocated to Alice Springs in 2015. His work has spanned theatre, performance art, and performance installation, often using humour, food and soundscapes to create delicate, interactive, and sometimes intimate performance experiences.

Recently, Jonny’s concerns have shifted towards ‘whiteness’ as a racial construct. He has begun to scrutinise and unpick the social, cultural and technological structures that prop up white privilege in the Western cultures. Using writing and semi-improvised performance he reflects the positions, privileges and responsibilities he occupies within this matrix, which will remain an ongoing concern within his artistic practice.

Artwork: Portrait of a White Man (2017) - Artefact of embodied performance

 
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Beth Sometimes

Pakeha artist Beth Sometimes works in diverse arts-based roles, alongside a personal arts practice comprising a multitude of scales and mediums. She usually works socially, also maintaining a practice spanning sculpture, drawing, painting, photography, sound, performance and music. She has been involved in multiple exhibitions, performances, installations and recording projects in addition to publishing comics and books. Beth was the gallery manager of Watch This Space ARI in 2011 and currently sits on the curatorial committee.

From 2016-2018 Beth initiated and produced Apmere angkentye-kenhe with local Arrernte people and Watch This Space, an artist-led social project exploring language, power and place. Beth also works in numerous ways with Pitjantjatjara and Arrernte languages and cusodians as an interpreter, translator and facilitator, including co-teaching Pitjantjatjara and working with NPY Women’s Council as part of the Uti Kulintjaku team.

Beth has recently completed an MFA by research through VCA, Melbourne. She is committed to working in ways which expose or attempt not to replicate the modes of success or shapes of power that continue to oppress various groups, be that via race, class or gender. She embraces artistic practice as a vital method by which to build and reshape communities, construct and challenge identities and rearrange social imaginaries.

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Hannah Ekin

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Alex Kelly

 
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Tammy Cornthwaite

 

...Stay tuned for info on other studio artists

 

 

 

 

 

2018 TRAVELLING ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Anna Dakin (UK)

Holly Macdonald (VIC)

Frankie Snowdon & Madeleine Krenek (NT)

Cecile Galliazzo (NSW)

Tom Fry (NT)

Phoebe Beard (TAS)

Lucinda Kennedy (VIC)

Henry Copas (NSW)

Paula Mahoney (VIC)

2018 STUDIO ARTISTS

Emma Collard

Hannah Muir

Alex Kelly

Tamara Cornthwaite

Dave Crowe

Beth Sometimes

Jonny Rowden

Hannah Ekin

Kelly Lee Hickey

Caddie Brain

 
 

 

Our 2017 Creative Program supported...

EXHIBITIONS

Mel Matveyeff

Bridgid Fitzgerald

Debris Facility

Rod Moss

Wendy Cowan

Judy Brumby

Naomi Kantjuriny

Anawari Mitchell

Pantjiti Lewis

Margaret Smith

Maringka Burton

Katelnd Griffin

Sally Mumford

Eramaya Albrecht

Ira Gold

Marlene Rose Firkin

Christopher Brocklbank

Yoana Mynah

Lelep Wighton

Blair McFarland

Joshua Santospirito

Suzi Lyon

Georgie Igoe

Chris Ng

Kimberley Zeneth

Petal

Karine Tremblay

Hannah Hall

Maggie Gleeson Briscoe

Peachy

Cam Candy

Gretel Bull

Mela Melankolia

Carmel Vandermolen

Jennifer Taylor

Catherine Phillips

Nancy Wilson

Esther Nunn

Alice Springs Town Council Youth Action Group

Jeff Tan

Heather Jensen

Madeline Bishop

James Langer

Leela Schauble

Zoya Godoroja-Prieckaerts

Clare Jackson

Tessa Millerick

Beth Sometimes

Claire Capel-Stanley

Melissa Hunt

Lorrayne Gorey

Margaret Boko

Lisa Twomey

Aoife Milson

Elliat Rich

Golda Rich

Stephanie Day

Susan Gourley

Theia Connell

Grace Herbert

Joseph Burgess

Mervyn Rubuntja

Doris Kngwarraye Stuart

RESIDENCIES

Mel Matveyeff

Lisa Stewart

Rachel Feery

Frankie Snowdon

Madeleine Krenek

Tara Samaya

Kelly Beneforti

Alice McIntosh

Nell Pearson

Susan Gourley

Elisa Carmichael

Kristen Coleman

Robert Hope-Johnstone

 

STUDIO ARTISTS

Peter Raftos

Dave Crowe

Edward Gould

Joaquin Hourbiegt

Beth Sometimes

Emma Collard

Dord Burrough

Jeff Tan

Hannah Muir

Kelly-Lee Hickey

PUBLIC PROGRAMS, PROJECTS & EVENTS

Alice Sings Pop Choir
Edward Gould & Dave Crowe + 60 community members

Apmere Angkentye-kenhe (A Place for Language)
Beth Sometimes, Arrernte language experts and traditional custodians, Batchelor Institute, Akeyluerre Healing Centre, Children’s Ground, the Alice Springs Library & the Alice Springs Language Centre + wider Mparntwe/Alice Springs community/language learners

An Act Of Showing ARI group exhibition in Melbourne
Exhibited artwork by Pamela Lofts

Shiny Party Fundraiser / Community Market / Performances
Edward Francis, Alice Sings Pop-Choir, Ash Steel, Apakatja, DJ Drazic's GF, Cutlery

Consequences Workshop
Kerri Meehan & Alex Ressel

60,000 Artists Fundraiser and Climate Change awareness
Arid Lands Environment Centre

Facts On The Ground Reading Groups
Hannah Ekin & Jorgen Doyle

Violet Sunset Presentation
Kim Mahood

Full Disclosure Spy offsite installation
Wide Open Space Festival

ART Talks
Jacquie Chlanda, Jennifer Taylor & Jonny Rowden

Ideas Incubator 2.0
Community programming session for the 25th Birthday Celebrations in 2018

Magic Hour @ Coles Carpark exhibition in Hobart for HOBIENNALE
Beth Sometimes, Harry Hayes & Zoya Godoroja-Prieckaerts

Discursive Noticeboard Public Art
Hannah Ekin & Jorgen Doyle