Carclew is at the forefront of the South Australian youth artscape. It’s a passionate organisation, fuelled by the innovation of youth culture and driven to develop the next generation of artistic minds. Since 1972, Carclew has been actively moulding South Australia into a creative community and has been recognised for its contributions. In recent years, these have included:

Ruby Award for Sustained Contribution by an Organisation or Group – Winner.

In 2012 Carclew were recognised for their longstanding commitment to support young people in the arts with a Ruby Award - Sustained Contribution by an Organisation or Group. Since its inception, Carclew has given South Australian children outstanding creative experiences. In addition, many South Australian performers, visual artists and arts managers can trace their early inspiration to Carclew.

Carclew would like to thank each and every person who has shaped the organisation throughout the past 40 years.

International Drawing Inspiration Award (Campaign for Drawing, London, UK) – Winner.

Carclew was presented with this award in April 2011 for the 2010 Creative Education Partnership artist residency Big Journal, Big Draw at Murray Bridge North Schools. Read more here (2011)

Australia business arts Foundation’s (AbaF) Giving Award – Finalist.

This award reflected the significant support provided by the Alcohol Education Rehabilitation Foundation for Carclew’s three-year project on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, Working towards creating healthy communities: the APY Lands project. (2009)

AbaF’s Australia Council Arts for Young People Award – Winner.

This was for forging collaborations with BHP Billiton through the BHP Billiton Youth Arts Fund. (2007)

The International Union of Public Transport Youth Project Award Australia / New Zealand – Finalist.

This was presented for Carclew’s Digital Sites program and linked public transport spaces with a local, emerging artists. (2007)

Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) Typography Award – Finalist.

Carclew and graphic designers IKD Design Solutions were finalists in the AGDA awards for the design of Carclew’s new logo. (2006)

National Australia Bank Volunteer Award – Winner.

Carclew’s project Off The Couch won under the arts and culture category. (2006)

National Australia Bank Community Link Awards.

Carclew’s Artery program won the Arts and Culture Category in SA. (2005)


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North Adelaide
Kaurna Country
SA 5006

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