2022 Program



Haunting is a body of photographic and video work made in response to dynamic environmental conditions, contested histories, and our negotiations of a complex future. Vic McEwan created the large-scale works while artist-in-residence at the National Museum of Australia in 2015 and collaborated with Senior Curator George Main. In 2020-2023 Haunting will be touring venues across Australia.

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, NSW:
16 July - 4 September 2022

Burra Gallery, SA:
25 November 2022 - 22 January 2023

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GLAMfest Residencies, Broken Hill

In April and July, Vic McEwan and Sarah McEwan will be undertaking developments for creating a new, large scale, outdoor artwork for Gawler Laneway and Music Festival (GLAMfest) held in Broken Hill on Saturday 8 April 2023, presented by West Darling Arts.

3-4 April

4-14 July

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Contemporary Art Socially Engaged (CASE) Incubator Residencies, Public Programs and Call Out

The Contemporary Art Socially Engaged (CASE) Incubator is a professional development, knowledge sharing and mentorship program aimed at socially engaged artists who are seeking to develop their practice, engage with their peers, create networking opportunities with diverse partners, and contribute back to the sector. The CASE Incubator will run over 2021-2023, with four NSW based artists employed each year.

Our first year recipients are Sunita Bala, Harriet Body, Diane Busuttil and Sarah Penicka-Smith, who will complete a number of residencies and public programs in 2022.


Wagga Wagga 19-22 February
Goulburn 26-27 February
Sandigo 24-27 June

Second year applications to the program will open in July 2022 via an EOI process.


Carss Park Residency

From 9-29 May, Sarah McEwan will be at the Hurstville Museum & Gallery Carss Park Artist Cottage for a residency. During this time she will be seeking sitters for non-representational portraits. Please email Sarah, sarah@cadfactory.com.au, if you would like to sit for her during this residency period.


Artist Talk: 28 May, 2-3pm


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Solar Power and Projection Workshop,
Broken Hill

 Vic McEwan, Michael Petchkovsky and Sarah McEwan share their skills in the technical aspects of creating solar power for outdoor art events and site-specific projection making.


1 and 2 April 2022

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Treahna Hamm: For the Love of Art

For the Love of Art is an exhibition by Yorta Yorta artist Treahna Hamm inaugural recipient of the Joyce Spencer Textiles Fellowship.

Griffith Regional Art Gallery:
25 March - 10 April 2022


Narrandera Arts and Community Centre:

4- 29 May

Opening: 6 May


Specimen at Limelight Festival

Specimen by Vic McEwan will be exhibited at Limelight : ART-SCIENCE-LIGHT, hosted by Murray Arts.

Gateway Village, Albury-Wodonga: 9 April


Face to Face: The New Normal

Face to Face: The New Normal is a major new exhibition by Vic McEwan developed while in residence at the Sydney Facial Nerve Clinic, where Vic is working on the front line of clinical treatment with patients experiencing facial nerve paralysis. This work examines what impact a contemporary artist might have on the clinical experience.

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery:

5 February - 22 May 2022
Opening:  19 February

New Work Ahead: No Lines Marked Conversation

19 February

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Political Women

Political Women brings together artists from diverse cultural, generational, personal and artistic perspectives to illustrate and celebrate the complexity of contemporary feminist discourse and the art made within it.

Griffith Regional Art Gallery:

8 January - 13 February 2022
Weaving Workshops: 10 - 11 February
Closing and Artist Talk: 12 February

Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, yapang:

26 February - 8 May
Women in Abstraction Lecture + Painting and Femmage (Feminist Collage) Workshop: 30 April

Weaving Workshop 7 May


Tension[s] 2020: Tamworth Textiles Triennial

Tension[s] 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial was curated by the Cad Factory's Vic McEwan. The exhibition acknowledges that the world has long been a place under various tension(s), both harmonious and dissonant. In order to bear witness to, contribute to and respond to these tensions, the triennial will focus on the future of people and place through textile as a material, and human experience as materiality.

Wangaratta Art Gallery:

20 November 2021 - 13 February 2022

Curator's Talk: 15 January

Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre: 24 March – 14 May