Illuminate brought together eleven artists from across south west Sydney and the Macarthur Region. Focusing on artists who were pursuing their creative endeavours beyond the region, Illuminate highlighted the diversity of young artists (aged 18-25) as a part of National Youth Week 2014.  Working in a variety of mediums including sculpture, video media, photography, painting and drawing artists included Ryan Flock, Mariah Calman, Branden Jean Carlos, Luke Letourneau, Monica Renn, David Robinson, Ailisha Sabalburo, Del Schwieters, Victoria Tierney, Analise Vella and Ainsley Wilkcock.

Illuminate was supported by Campbelltown Arts Centre and National Youth Week.

Illuminate: Putting the spotlight on local artists
8 March – 19 April 2014

Young Artists Forum
On Saturday 12 April, 2014 panel of guest speakers from Pop Up Parramatta, Alaska Projects and respected artists from western Sydney discussed career opportunities in the arts sectors, how younger artists can be better represented in our community and contribute to the local art scene.

Panelists included: Sebastian Goldspink, Freya Jobbins, Blak Douglas aka Adam Hill, Megan Monte and Merryn Spencer