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Supporting regional NSW professional artists
Annual scholarship of $10,000 awarded for painting, printing, sculpture or drawing.
Artist biographies - current and past winners
The Windmill Scholarship Trust and Penny Meagher
'Leap Frog Sequence'
Dale Collier - 2019 Windmill Winner
'Mangrove Studies 1'
Fiona Foley - 2018 Winner
Rachel Peachey & Paul Mosig - 2017 Winner
Duke Albada - 2016 Scholarship Winner
'Which Way Forward'
Harrie Fasher - 2015 Scholarship Winner
'Native Grid II'
James Blackwell - 2014 Scholarship Winner
Rochelle Summerfield - 2014 Encouragement Award
2019 Winner announced
Oro Mosaic Award applications Open 1 October 2019
"Upon receiving the news that my application to the 2019 Windmill Trust Scholarship was successful, I was overcome by the most ridiculous flood of happy tears. Being awarded this scholarship is an enormous affirmation of my current and future practice and gives great confidence to the world of ideas I inhabit as a critically engaged artist working across urban, regional and remote divides."
Dale Collier /
2019 WINDMILL SCHOLARSHIP
"In December 2017 I completed my practice-led PhD titled, Biting the Clouds: The Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act, 1897. Now it’s time for a change of pace and spending some time back on my traditional country. The landmass of K’gari1 means Paradise. With the assistance of the Windmill Trust Scholarship I am overjoyed to be going home and creating a new body of work during the Spring of 2018. After a lean six months this really feels like winning lotto."
Fiona Foley /
2018 WINDMILL SCHOLARSHIP
Being the Windmill Trust Scholarship recipient for 2010 enabled me to confidently move forward with the survey show at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery and definitely helped ensure its success. It was a great plus for advertising and gave the show some added prestige.
Jane Lander /
2010 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
The grant extended my practice beyond the regional by building networks. I have been asked to exhibit as part of two group shows at Katomba Cultural Centre and at the Tweed Regional Gallery, in 2016. Thanks to the Windmill grant, my work looked contemporary and professional.
Rochelle Summerfield /
2014 ENCOURGEMENT AWARD
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