As a specialist in the Arts, Events & Entertainment insurance, City Rural gives back to the communities by way of Awards and sponsorship. We proudly work with Artist groups and individuals to help them progress with their careers.
City Rural is a Major Partner of the Helpman Academy
The Helpmann Academy is the only organisation of its kind in Australia. they empower South Australia’s most promising emerging creatives to realise their visions and build sustainable practices. Providing professional development opportunities including grants and awards, fellowships, mentorships, masterclasses and seminars, advisory services and international artist residencies, all tailored specifically for South Australia’s higher education students, graduates and emerging artists.
We have been involved with SALA for many years as the sponsor for the Emerging Artist award and from 1st August 2019 we are also a SALA venue.
The City Rural Emerging Artist Award is for artists in the early stages of their career with under five years professional experience.
Prize consists of $2500 cash.
Applicants supply 2 images to SALA and provide a statement about their work and background as an artist. Finalists are be short-listed prior to the Festival. Judging of the award will take place during the SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.
Community, Awards & Sponsorship articles.
We have been involved with SALA for many years as the sponsor for the Emerging Artist award and from 1st August 2019 we are also a SALA venue. It’s another way we are supporting the Arts community around the country. Artist Mirjana Dobson won the City Rural Helpmann Academy travel award in 2017 and it […]Read More
Last night was the Awards presentation night for the 2019 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition. City Rural Insurance is the Major Event Partner for this event, now in its 25th year. We sponsor The City Rural Insurance / Helpmann Travel Award Valued at $5,000. This award provides the winner with the opportunity to travel, informing their practice with new ideas […]Read More
This year, Australia’s biggest visual arts festival is bigger than ever with over 9000 artists across more than 700 events. The Festival runs throughout August with events all across South Australia; from city bars to suburban shopping precincts, wine regions and beyond. The City Rural Insurance office foyer is hosting an exhibition this year for […]Read More