UniSA graduates awarded in first round of Helpmann Academy Elevate Mentorships

Image: Bianca Hoffrichter, Wonderland (detail), image courtesy of the artist.

The first round of the Helpmann Academy's Elevate Mentorship program has been announced, with three visual art graduates from the University of South Australia awarded industry mentorships to assist their emerging careers.

The Elevate Mentorship program pairs emerging creatives across the disciplines of visual art, dance, music and theatre with high-profile leaders to assist in developing and nurturing their professional practice.

Bianca Hoffrichter – the emerging photographer, installation artist and University of South Australia graduate will be mentored by award winning photographer Gee Greenslade with the aim to explore cross-breeding technology with photography in a contemporary space.

eDuard Helmbold – the emerging sculptor, performance artist and University of South Australia graduate will be mentored by production manager Renier Jansen van Vuuren to hone his skills in project management and production skills.

Steven Cybulka – the emerging sculptor, installation artist and University of South Australia graduate will be mentored by sculptor and public artist Craige Andrae to extend his skills in the creation of public art, gallery practice and project management.

For the full list of awarded mentorships and more information on the program, visit the Helpmann Academy's website.

The Elevate Mentorship program is supported by the City of Adelaide and a group of donors.

The University of South Australia is a partner institution of the Helpmann Academy.