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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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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News

Gold, glitz and history on show in the State of Victoria gold jewellery collection

Fifteen highlighted pieces of newly acquired goldfield jewellery are on display in a glittery pop-up exhibition at the Melbourne Museum.

Wearable Art. Woman smiling and wearing colourful wearable art based on her wheelchair. Sitting in foyer of Enmore Theatre.
Education & Student News

First Sydney Wearable Art Gala celebrates innovation and personal expression

Inspired by everything from coral reefs to being in a wheelchair, this art gala saw TAFE students wearing their art…

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Education & Student News

Education in brief: a Hive for kids, a conference for art educators and news from around the web

Sensory art for kids in Sydney, and the National Visual Art Education Conference in Canberra. Plus Australian schools and universities…

Older white woman with grey hair stands beside younger woman with dark hair and glasses, seated at the piano, mentoring and teaching her.
Education & Student News

Me and my mentor: Fiona Jury and Robin Baker

Working together to build skill, musicality and, above all, confidence, these two music teachers explain their mentoring process.

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Career Advice

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…

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Podcasts

Australian Podcast Awards announce 2023 winners

Celebrating Australia's best and most popular audio content, this year's podcast awards gave 30 gongs to everything from true crime…

Kenny Pittock, Neapolitan Scoop, Synthetic Polymer Paint on kiln Fired ceramic, 2023. Image supplied.
Sponsored

Question the Space: a playful invitation to look, think and connect with art

A colourful exhibition of works by 11 Australian and international artists invites audiences to look beyond the white cube and…

Education. Image is a colourful painting of a group of women and other images including one a nun, a woman in a Wonder Woman outfit and one playing a guitar.
Education & Student News

Education in brief: looking ahead to fresh arts learning in 2024

The NGV launches its program for teachers and students in 2024, while the Sydney Opera House reveals offerings for young…

Annmarie Clifton-James headshot of young woman with light brown skin and long dark hair smiling as she studies dance at WAAPA.
Education & Student News

Why I'm studying... Honours in Performing Arts (Dance) at WAAPA

West Australian dancer Annmarie Clifton-James graduated from WAAPA in 2022, but chose to continue study with an Honours year. She…

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