City arts don’t have a monopoly on excellence Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Peter Tullin on creative entrepreneurship and taking risks in the arts As startup culture grows in the creative industries, it's time to embrace risk taking, or risk never having the opportunity to learn from our failures. Happy employees don’t jump ship (locked) From hiring a Chief Happiness Officer to introducing ping pong tables, the pursuit of happiness by employers continues to evolve in the workplace. How artists are inspired by cinema: 10 lessons from film (locked) From Purple Rain to The Exorcist, we ask several artists to pick a favourite film and share its creative impact. Is Hong Kong the next game changer in the global art scene? ‘It has been exhilarating to watch at close quarters the accelerated story of Hong Kong’s emergence as a global art powerhouse.’ (Premium content) Premium content Lindy Hume Monday 27 October, 2014 When a Townsville-born show is up for an award against metropolitan arts giants, it’s time to stop talking down to regional arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Lindy Hume is Artistic Director of Opera Queensland.