Sustainable Creative Careers : Getting your career started

So, you’ve recently graduated from art school. Now what?

Learn how you can carve out a sustainable career here in Canberra, without having to jump on the next train to bigger cities. Once you scratch the surface, Canberra has a thriving, passionate and busy art scene. Hear from local arts professionals about how they have based their practices in Canberra and learn about the practical steps they took as emerging artists to anchor their careers.

Facilitated by Associate Professor Robert Wellington
Panel: Janice Falsone, Director, Canberra Contemporary Art Space. Zora Pang, artist. Tom Campbell, artist.

After the panel discussion, please join us for refreshments at the Arts re/connect session, where you can connect with the panel and audience members. 

Sustainable Creative Careers is an event series. Please join us at the other events:

Tues 10 October – Arts re/connect

Thurs 19 October – Creative Collaboration

Thurs 19 October – Arts re/connect

Tues 24 October – Working with a producer

Thurs 26 October - Independent vs. Represented



If you have questions or access requirements, please email Julia Boyd at


The Project Space has ground floor access. Parking is available to the left-hand side of SOA&D and on Liversidge Street.

Sustainable Creative Careers is supported by artsACT for ACT based artists at all stages of their career.

Updated:  18 September 2023/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications