Rochelle Siemienowicz

Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She was previously a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk

Rochelle's Latest Articles

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Features

The Artist’s Way – an invitation to change your life

Julia Cameron's creativity manual is still a global bestseller, three decades after it was first published. Come on the journey…

Features

Why we need to advocate for visual arts careers at high school

Students and parents need help to overcome limited understanding of careers in the visual arts, says passionate teacher and visual…

NVAEC, Two women in black stand side by side in front of Indigenous wall hanging art. Kelli Cole, Warumungu and Luritja peoples, Curator, Special Projects, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Hetti Perkins, Arrernte and Kalkadoon peoples, co-Curator, in Emily Kam Kngwarray, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, 2023. Photo: Sam Cooper.
Features

Repositioning: teaching and learning in the visual arts

The fifth National Visual Art Education Conference (NVAEC) saw teachers, artists and curators gathering to share ideas, inspire each other…

Young man in spectacles wearing turtleneck and blazer sits on floor balancing a laptop on knees, with a backpack at his side.
Education & Student News

10 tips for combining work and study in the arts

Be realistic and get organised. From timeboxing to flexible jobs, these ideas will help you find balance and reduce the…

small house made of matches is burning on one side.
Features

How to leave a job in the arts without burning bridges

Setting the house alight as you walk away looks good in movies, but in life it's best to leave nicely…

Three female dancers are sitting and talking on stage about their career lessons, wearing gold jerseys and dark pants.
Career Advice

What we learned: top 10 career lessons from 2023

Forget quiet quitting and quiet firing. This year it was all about having better conversations – about money, mental health,…

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Features

How to find your sweet spot with social media

Balancing the needs for inner peace with audience development is an ongoing struggle for artists and creatives. Here are some…

rejection. image is of a woman with dark hair and her face covered by her hands as she deals with creative rejection.
Features

9 ways to help you deal with creative rejection

Hearing "no" is never easy but recovering from rejection is a necessary part of the artist’s life. Here are some…

Anna Kolusniewski, visual arts teacher and costume and jewellery designer. Image is head and shoulders of woman with shoulder length hair and a fringe, looking knowingly at the camera against a purple background with the words 'so you want my arts job?' in white.
Q&A

So you want my arts job: Art Teacher, Costume and Jewellery Designer

Anna Kolusniewski runs a successful business teaching art classes for children and adults, while also creating stunning wearable pieces on…

A photo of the face of drama therapist Anne Gollan with the text 'so you want my arts job?'
Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Drama Therapist

Drama therapist Anne Gollan creates safe environments for play and storytelling with both children and adults.

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