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

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

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. 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.
Career Advice

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 primary student holds a clapper board at ACMI green-screen lab for kids.
Education & Student News

ACMI announces new programs for teachers and students for 2024

Amping up the digital literacy and creativity of students and teachers is a key focus for the national museum for…

Education for arts teachers. image shows woman in black with hands held in front of her and shoulder length dark hair smiling and standing next to yellow soft sculpture of interwoven bales and strands of faux fur.
Education & Student News

Education in Brief: symposium for art teachers, NIDA productions start with Poppea, and more

News and events from Australian arts education. Reflections from the national reading symposium and a call for children to design…

Image shows love hearts and hands, a drawing by kindergarten and year 1 students at Gymea North Primary School, showing in Every Step Counts and responding to 'Respectful Relationships'
Education & Student News

Kids' art and poetry exhibition at NSW Parliament House celebrates respectful relationships

Showcasing work by primary and secondary school students from 28 NSW public schools, the 'Every Step Counts' exhibition responds to…

Drama therapist Anne Gollan.
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.

Strikes. University of Melbourne protesters march in solidarity with striking staff of RMIT University in CBD of Melbourne, October 2023. They are wearing purple and carrying placards. Photo: Darren Hocking.
Education & Student News

Strikes at Victorian universities: anger, exhaustion and a sense of injustice

With more than 70% of teaching-only staff casually employed and millions owed in "wage theft", university workers are desperate for…

mental health. A small group of people face away towards a chairlift with their arms around each other supporting each other.
Features

Mental health is a human right: we're talking about a revolution

World Mental Health Day is a chance to question the systems that undermine human happiness and creativity.

Wahija Pervez. A black and white image of a young woman in a headscarf, laughing and holding a mobile phone. A brick wall frames her on the left. She is a fashion lecturer and PhD student.
Education & Student News

Why I'm studying... PhD in Circular Fashion Design

Designer Wajiha Pervez is making news by using AI to reduce fashion waste. As a PhD student and lecturer at…

Children seated around a table with some adults, doing art activities with a blue and white wallpaper backround. They are at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art Children's exhibition of 'Natalya Hughes: The Castle of Tarragindi. Art education for kids.
Education & Student News

Education in brief: The Castle of Tarragindi, exam pressures and lessons in greening the music industry

Stunning inspiration for young artists, tips for managing exam stress and education news from around the web.

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