Welcome to the Ballarat Arts Foundation for 2015.

Stay  tuned for details of our events for 2015, plans are underway for an exciting major event scheduled for mid year.  See our Brochure for 2015 at the Document Page.

Denis Bateman Award Winner for 2015

Congratulations to Janet Low

Gordon Williamson & Janet Low & Denis Bateman

Gordon Williamson & Janet Low & Denis Bateman

For more information on this Award and Janet please go the Awards Page.

Congratulations to the Winners of the BAF Awards for 2014

Mark Bonanno – VJ Award

Amanda Pearce and Jade Thomson – BLOC/Lyric Award

Meg Spencer – Nicholson Award

Lachlan Wilson – Coltman Award

Amy Tsilemanis – Rotary Award


Congratulations to the Winner of the $1000 Eureka Art Award 2014 Aldona Kmiec

for Balancing Act.

Balancing Act Aldona Kmiec

Congratulations to the Winner of the $500  People’s Choice Award 2014 Tamara Kellett

 Alumni News

Ballarat Arts Foundation grant recipient Amy Tsilemanis returns from New York

By Alicia Thomas

The Courier December 17 2014

Ballarat Arts Foundation grant recipient Amy Tsilemanis returns from New York with an insight into a new Melbourne exhibition.

Winner of the Ballarat Arts Foundation Rotary Club of Ballarat South Award, Ms Tsilemanis travelled to New York to spend time as project documenter of the travelling exhibition of Melbourne printmakers entitled 37degrees48’S: artists navigate Melbourne

She produced a multimedia piece about the visual art project, which explored the cultural diversity of contemporary Australia as illustrated by life in Melbourne.

Ms Tsilemanis’ project was to produce a piece about the exhibition that was part of Print Week

“It has been so exciting to be part of this project, capturing these inspiring artists’ processes and concepts, making local and international connections and building on my skills in photography, film and arts media,” she said.


Filmmaker David Brown interviews both BAF Alumni and Chairperson Paula Nicholson. 


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