If you consider yourself an "emerging" artist and live within 200 kilometres of Dubbo there's a chance you could stage a solo exhibition at Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC).
Applications for the latest round of the HomeGround program open on Friday and will be accepted up until 5pm on October 29.
Successful applicants get at least a year to create new work for exhibitions they help to install.
By their side will be WPCC curators.
Dubbo Regional Council and Orana Arts are collaborating on the "professional development" program which is sponsored by Wingewarra Dental.
HomeGround has previously attracted artists from across the state but in 2021 is focused on the "region around Dubbo" which the council says has a "remarkable depth of artistic talent".
The council's curator officer Mariam Abboud has explained the reasons behind the shift.
"We want to give regional artists the kind of opportunities that are more easily available to artists living in the city or urban areas," she said.
We want to give regional artists the kind of opportunities that are more easily available to artists living in the city or urban areas. Opportunities such as access to exhibition space, professional advice and mentoring.- Dubbo Regional Council curator officer Mariam Abboud
"Opportunities such as access to exhibition space, professional advice and mentoring."
"We don't want regional artists to be disadvantaged by their postcode.
"Dubbo Regional Council is committed to delivering a high-quality program for those who are practising art in the remote, rural and regional areas."
Ms Abboud said the success of the recent and first Dubbo Art Fair had "shown us how passionate the community is about our local art scene".
"We want to see our stories on the wall, artwork that has been developed from within regional NSW," she said.
Artists who want to explore an idea or concept through their work" are invited to apply.
Applications can be downloaded from www.westernplainsculturalcentre.org from September 10.
For more information call 6801 4434 or or send an email to Mariam.Abboud@dubbo.nsw.gov.au.
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