The June S. Tanner Memorial Scholarship is offered by Carclew in conjunction with the Independent Arts Foundation and the Italia-Australia Association.
Now in its second year, the June S. Tanner Memorial Scholarship will support a South Australian artist (aged 26 or under) working in any art form to further develop their practice through a professional development program (of choice) in Italy. The scholarship is offered at the value of $4,000.
The June S. Tanner Memorial Scholarship was established to honour the memory of a late Vice-President of the SA Branch of the Italia-Australia Association June Tanner, who accompanied groups of Australians on cultural tours of Italy and also taught mosaic-making.
Applications for development activity taking place in Italy between 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017 are now closed. For further information about this Scholarship you can click the link to the right of the page to download the Guidelines and Application form.
The successful recipient of the 2016/17 June S.Tanner Memorial Scholarship will be announced in June 2016.
A June S.Tanner Memorial Scholarship Information Session was held at Carclew on Monday 8 February, from 5:30-6:30pm, to give applicants a chance to discuss the application process with Carclew's Funding Program Coordinator.
About the Independent Arts Foundation and Italia-Australia Association
The role of the Independent Arts Foundation (IAF) is to support the development of the arts in South Australia, particularly young, emerging artists.
IAF is delighted to combine with the Italia-Australia Association to offer this scholarship to study surrounded by the rich cultural resources of Italy.
The Italia-Australia Association was founded in Rome in 1976, the main aims being to promote cultural, social and economic contacts between Italy and Australia. The SA Branch was formed in 1981 and the main activities remain social and cultural in orientation.
Image: François Evangelista with Cheryl Appelkamp, President of the Italia-Australia Association & John Hillier, Board Member Independent Arts Foundation. Photo by Nharla Photography.
2015 Scholarship Recipient - François Evangelista
François Evangelista was awarded the inaugural June S. Tanner Memorial Scholarship to undertake professional development within a cultural exchange at SINCRESIS D’Arte Studio, Empoli, Italy. This two-month artist residency will result in a public exhibition of works. During the residency François will also undertake field research involving tours of galleries, museums and other cultural and artistic sites in Empoli, Pisa, Florence, Prato, Vinci and Siena. This field research will allow François to explore Renaissance paintings in person, as well as immerse himself in Italian contemporary art.
2016 Scholarship Recipient - Gabi Cirocco
Gabi, an emerging visual artist and curator, will use the scholarship to part-fund a month-long cultural exchange at the Sincresis D’Arte Studio in Empoli, which is intimately connected to the great art centre of Florence.
Beth Ashley-Ward, Funding Program Coordinator
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