On Friday, 25th July COMMUNIQUE will bring together 30 emerging artists spanning fashion, music, visual and performing arts, music and more for a one night extravaganza at the The Great Northern Hotel.

Executive Director Kristen Wehlow is excited to launch RAW in Newcastle.

“Newcastle is a city that we are thrilled to be launching in. There is such an undercurrent of raw creativity in the city just waiting to get out. We think RAW Newcastle will show us a fiercely individual and highly talented creative community”

“This will be the first of three showcases this year in Newcastle and we are expecting it to go off with a bang. We have a put together a fantastic line up of homegrown Newcastle creative talent that we think is going to really impress and excite the audience.”

“There is a new landscape for artists today. Traditional forums and paths for showcasing art have dried up or are not longer proving as effective. RAW is giving emerging artists a platform from which to launch their creative careers in a world where everyone is vying for attention.”


WHO RAW: natural born artists is an independent arts organisation, for artists, by artists. RAW’s mission is to provide independent artists of all creative genres, with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. RAW connects artists with one another so that they might grow together. RAW hosts events in 60+ cities across the U.S., Australia, Canada, the U.K. and Japan. They also showcase their artists online via www.RAWartists.org

WHAT A one night emerging arts showcase featuring 30 of Newcastle’s best emerging talent spanning fashion, music, film, visual and performing arts, and photography.

WHERE The Great Northern Hotel, 83-89 Scott Street, Newcastle.

WHEN Friday, 25th July // Doors open at 7:30pm

HOW Tickets are $15 (+bf) and are available through www.RAWartists.org/newcastle/communique or $20 on the door.

For further information please contact RAW Australia Executive Director Kristen Wehlow on 0424 517 327 or kristen@RAWartists.org