Hazel Edwards & lockdown writing

Hazel Edwards

At a time when it’s not that easy to take a writing course, a new book from Australian author Hazel Edwards is here to help guide you through writing a book from start to finish. Have you ever wanted to write a book but, after the first flash of an idea

How can creatives get paid?

Being an artist, freelancer or an independent creator gives you plenty of creative and artistic freedom, but what about getting paid? Nothing about being an independent creative is easy, although it’s rewarding and interesting, but it is possible to fund your work yourself. Supporting yourself is possible without a wealthy patron

Is there an age limit to be an emerging artist?

Photo by Matthew T Rader on Unsplash

The Broad recently read an article in the local paper about several new art critics who had just been appointed. Now it’s always encouraging to read stories about mainstream media funding arts coverage, particularly in these times of closures and cutbacks across all outlets. Being an art critic, like being

Creative Women at Work: Kate Murdoch

Kate Murdoch

Kate Murdoch Before turning her hand to fiction writing, Kate Murdoch exhibited widely as a painter. Her novels include Stone Circle, a historical fantasy novel set in Renaissance Italy, and The Orange Grove, about the passions and intrigues of court mistresses in 18th century France. Kate spoke with the Broad about writing,

Cornelia Parker at the MCA, Sydney

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This week the Broad and a Broadfriend went along to the Cornelia Parker exhibition on at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Cornelia Parker, born 1956 in Cheshire, is an acclaimed English artist who works in sculpture, installations, paper and photographs, and has been exhibiting since the 1980s. This exhibition

Meet artist Michèle Heibel

Artist Michele Heibel

Welcome to the latest instalment of the Creative Women at Work series. This month the Broad is introducing you to artist Michèle Heibel. Michèle was born into an artistic Swiss-German family and spent most of her childhood years in Switzerland's Bernese countryside until her family settled in Australia in

Meet comedian Jackie Loeb

Jackie Loeb

Jackie Loeb didn't choose to be a comedian. It chose her and she tells Some Notes From A Broad that she couldn't be anything else. I have always been a performer. In my formative years I mightn’t have had a real understanding of what that entailed but I was always