Glenbrook artist Nadia Odlum headed to Italy

Glenbrook artist Nadia Odlum will undertake a residency in Italy thanks to arts funding from the NSW government.

Ms Odlum received a $1250 grant from Create NSW to undertake a residency at the Palazzo Monti Residency Program in Brescia, Italy. The program offers artists the opportunity to find inspiration, forge new relationships and create collaborations.

"This is fabulous news that will provide me with the chance to enhance my creative output," said Ms Odlum.

Glenbrook artist Nadia Odlum: Will hone her skills with a grant from Create NSW.

Glenbrook artist Nadia Odlum: Will hone her skills with a grant from Create NSW.

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres said the funding "encourages visual artists to move forward with their career and I'm delighted Nadia has been supported by the NSW government to progress her project".

NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin said: "The NSW Artists' Grant will open up many exciting doors for artists from around the state to take on opportunities in New York, Italy and the UK," he said.

"I'm delighted to see the strength and diversity of the projects selected in this round. It's a great outcome for artists and communities from around NSW."