Since 2001 Broken Hill Art Exchange has existed as an artist residence and hub for the interchange of skills and ideas across any and all artistic disciplines. A not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers, it’s been tireless in conducting workshops, exhibitions, events and projects in the Silver City, and its goal is to establish the Broken Hill Biennale of Art in 2020. The artist residency program welcomes all artists and academics to the city and far west NSW region to pursue their passions and often works with them in delivering a project to the public and engaging with the broader community.
Pursuing innovation, and sustainable environments, BHAE sees ways in which art can influence industry (as well as vice versa), and how cultural heritage can shape modern perceptions. In 16 years of operation the organisation continues to seek ways for Broken Hill and its inhabitants to shine as bright as the sunlight it basks in.