At Home Artist in Residence (AHAIR) program
Umbrella was thrilled to announce three successful applicants for the COVID-responsive At Home Artist In Residence (AHAIR) program.
AHAIR was a pivot in response to COVID-19 and Umbrella's usual AIR program. The program provided opportunities for North Queensland visual artists who had lost income and opportunities as a result of the coronavirus. The 3 North Queensland artists achieved their residencies based on need and the quality of their applications. They created new work from their home studios for two weeks in June 2020.
Read more about the artists’ projects by clicking on the images or their names.
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Acknowledgement of Country
Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.
Umbrella is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments. | Umbrella is supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and receives funds through the Australian Cultural Fund. | Townsville City Council is a strategic partner of Umbrella's program.