Arts Friday

Fridays 10.30AM

Presented by Claudia Chan Shaw & Angela Stretch

Arts Friday is an arts magazine program produced and presented by Claudia Chan Shaw and Angela Stretch.  The show features local creative and cultural events, trends in the arts, in-depth profile interviews, produced stories and insights from special guests on current issues in the arts.

Claudia will be sharing the latest exhibitions and events, interviews and shining a spotlight on a featured artist each program. Plus you’ll have the Claudia Mix featuring quite a bit of music from the 20th century – she’s a very nostalgic girl!

Angela will be sharing the latest in arts and cultural based issues with insight from specialist guests. She will navigate you to some unexpected places, and to other more familiar spaces that will keep you entertained.FB page:

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Claudia Chan Shaw is a fashion designer, television and radio presenter, author, public speaker, collector and artist.

She is co-designer and director for the internationally acclaimed Australian fashion label, Vivian Chan Shaw, with the designs represented in the permanent collection of the Powerhouse Museum.

Claudia was the curator of the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival (2016 -2018), where her large scale Rabbit lantern installation delighted visitors. She is perhaps best known for her role as co-host and presenter on ABC TV’s popular program, Collectors and her subsequent book Collectomania: From objects of desire to magnificent obsession.

Claudia is a cultural tour leader for the Art Gallery Society NSW’s successful series of “Art Deco to Art Now” tours to Shanghai, Miami, Cuba and New York, where she shares her love of history, art and design.

“I love the amount of preparation and research you do for the segments, it makes it a real conversation rather than promotion. The way you had something to add to each thing we were discussing is exemplary old-school broadcasting. Heck I always walk away having learned many things!” Craig Donarski Director Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Angela Stretch is a Sydney based artist, curator, writer and organiser. 

Her work uses language and poetry through different mediums and has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally.  She holds a Masters in Journalism, UTS and  has been producing radio for more than a decade.  She is the curator of the Poetry Sydney program at the Brett Whiteley Studio, AGNSW.