Congratulations to final year BA (Hons) Fine Art gradaute Rae Stevens, winner of the Sidney Nolan Trust Graduate Residency Award. The Trust’s Creative Producer Antony Mottershead presented Rae with the award for her work ‘Cold Light of Day, 2020’ at the private view of the degree show last Friday.
Rae Stevens said: ‘‘It was a surprise to win the Sidney Nolan Trust residency. It gives me a fantastic opportunity to focus on my practical work. It will be an invaluable and inspirational experience’.
The residency package includes staying at The Rodd, Sidney Nolan’s former home, as well as a small bursary of £250 to support travel, supplies and art materials. The residency provides a special opportunity for reflection as well time to explore The Rodd estate and the life and art of Sidney Nolan. The residency is awarded on the merit of the work and the relationship between relationship between the student’s practice and the scope that the residency will provide them.