NORTHERN RIVERS COMMUNITY GALLERY (NRCG) & IGNITE STUDIOS

A: 44 Cherry St, Bundjalung Country/Ballina, NSW

P: +61 2 6681 0530

E: nrcg@ballina.nsw.gov.au

W: nrcgballina.com.au

The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is an established cultural hub and creative catalyst in the Northern Rivers region. NRCG exhibitions and programs promote critical thinking, creative exploration and social cohesion; and connect artists, makers and audiences with creative opportunity.

The gallery features four exhibition spaces and presents a range of professional, multi-arts and cultural programs incorporating diverse events, public programs and residencies. NRCG provides opportunities for emerging and established artists to hire galleries and exhibit and sell their work under subsidised arrangements (this is unique in the region), as well as touring exhibitions and in-house curated programs. Programs are initiated by local and national artists, arts professionals and cultural and community groups and are guided by the principles of access, equity and participation.

Ignite Studios is a multidisciplinary creative space that provides dedicated, fit-for-purpose, creative industries spaces for studios, residencies, projects and events. Ignite Studios supports regional arts and cultural development through the provision of subsidised creative industry studio spaces and professional development programs including master classes and the visiting artist program.

A diverse range of public programs are offered throughout the year for all levels of creative development supporting the participation in arts and cultural activities for visitors and the wider community.

FACILITIES

  • Cafe
  • Gallery shop
  • Historic building
  • Wheelchair access
  • Workshops & classes

Featured image: Northern Rivers Community Gallery & Ignite Studios, BAM Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, 2020. Photo: Ben Wyeth. Courtesy: Northern Rivers Community Gallery & Ignite Studios, Ballina.

FEATURED STORIES AND EXHIBITIONS

Michael Chapus: Noumenal Imaginary

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) presents work by Michael Chapus

Michael Chapus: Noumenal Imaginary

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) presents work by Michael Chapus.

Lea Kannar-Lictenberger: Beyond the Bucket List

Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents work by Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger.

Group exhibition: In Absentia

Northern Rivers Community Gallery & Ignite Studios presents a group exhibition.

Group exhibition: 3

Northern Rivers Community Gallery & Ignite Studios presents a group exhibition.

Group exhibition: BAM Art Prize 2021

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) presents the finalist exhibition of the BAM Art Prize 2021.

BAM Art Prize 2020 – Finalist Exhibition

Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents the BAM Art Prize 2020.

Michael Stiegler: On Orchard

Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents work by Michael Stiegler.

Geoff Tolchard: Eco-Land

Northern Rivers Community Gallery presents an exhibition of work by Geoff Tolchard.