Congratulations to Mark Tweedie - the 2017 Cossack Art Awards Artist in Residence.

The $15,000 Artist in Residence Program, sponsored by Rio Tinto, covers the cost of accommodation at the historical town of Cossack with the remaining funds going direct to the artist for travel, art supplies and living expenses.

The presence of the artist in Cossack is one of great value to the community and as such it is intended that the artist be available for a series of public events, workshops as well as be available for communication with visitors and members of the community.

The residency is intended as a time for the artist to immerse themselves in the unique environment that is the historical town of Cossack. At the completion of the residency it is intended that the Artist in Residence will have developed completed pieces towards a new body of work inspired by the Pilbara.

For further information call 08 9186 8555 or email