The Culture Concept Circle – About



The Culture Concept Circle is a social profit organisation. It has many FREE posts for you to choose from in many different categories of interest in both visual and performance arts.  We support the evolution of arts and culture by expanding knowledge of historical and contemporary art, design, music and style.

Our website may be a platform or springboard if you like, for conceiving and imaginatively developing ideas into the future.

Five-Part-Logo-1024x205Art, Design, Music, Fashion and Style reflects the very essence of our culture, its attitudes and philosophies, its fashions and passions.

Rodin 1There is a new story or two published on The Culture Concept Circle Home Page most days during the week and daily our stories are also shared on Facebook, Google and Twitter.

We seek to make accessible complex and profound subject matter so that a wider audience can appreciate it. Clicking ‘red‘ links on any of our posts will help you expand your journey.

muse-news-australian-fashionFashionable concerns include historical costume and the latest buzz shows and events happening throughout the world of arts and entertainment are a focus, as are topical conversations about people and events happening daily in contemporary society.

Funded by the European Union, the Elaich Project in 2012 approved Carolyn’s Video: What is Classic Architecture, More than a Column as an ‘advanced video’ for Module 2 of their learning platform of study designed to connect young people to their cultural heritage

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Our editor Carolyn McDowall with internationally acclaimed soprano Mirusia, Melbourne, July 2017 photo by Belinda McDowall

The Culture Concept Circle provides a cultural journey filled with beautiful images and fascinating stories, many written by our editor and publisher Carolyn McDowall, working with her colleagues; all dedicated writers.


Deputy Editor The Culture Concept Circle, Belinda McDowall

Deputy Editor Belinda McDowall is working behind the scenes with Carolyn on content development and operational matters. She provides cultural commentary on her national and international travel experiences and submits Spotlight Stories from time to time.

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Rose Niland, Special Features Writer, The Culture Concept Circle

Arts advocate Rose Niland is our Special Features Correspondent NSW and hails from Sydney. With a background in teaching, Rose is passionate about all aspects of art and creativity.

Artist David Rankin in his studio on Shelter Island, New York, photo by Allison Weibye

Artist David Rankin in his studio on Shelter Island, New York, photo by Allison Weibye

Artist David Rankin, who is himself represented in many museums and galleries around the world, is our Special Features Correspondent New York.

David lives nearby on Shelter Island where he works from his studio predominantly in oil and acrylic on canvas, but also works with paper, prints, sculptures and ceramics.

Guest authors, including Derek Parker, contribute from time to time to our growing resource and you will find all our Special Features and guest author’s posts in the category Spotlight Stories.

You can also Search on the Home Page to find other subjects you enjoy the most.

Paul & Ross

Paul McDowall and Ross McDowall, The Culture Concept Circle

Meet our back room boys Paul and Ross McDowall who generously provide both their IT knowledge and experience to help us progress. We appreciate all they do.

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John Williams Waterhouse, A Tale from the Decameron

Contact any of us at [email protected]