ARTiST CALL OuT | DISCOVER

Start Date:  Wed 04 July 2018
End Date:  Wed 12 September 2018
Time:  10am - 2pm
Location: 9 - 11 Rowley St, Seven Hills NSW 2147

More about Discover:

Front Up is offering a FREE Discover program within Western Sydney, Seven Hills. This is a 12 week program led by Western Sydney artist George Tillianakis and Front Up assisting artist Rosalind Stanley. Discover aims to facilitate inspiring artists to explore various art practices.

Who are we looking for?

Creative people aged 17-35, with disability or the experience of mental health concerns who are interested in developing their current skills sets and engaging with professional artists and educators to work towards furthering their education and employment opportunities.

What will you be doing in the program?

By taking part in the Discover program you will have the opportunity to explore various art practices, work on your skill set within a professional arts environment, whilst focusing on building self-confidence as an artist.

The program will kick off at the Art Gallery of New South Wales where participants will discuss and respond to exhibiting works from the 'Unpainting' and 'Henry VR'. The following week you will head down to Artspace based in Woolloomooloo to discover Keg de Souza exhibition and meet with some of the Artspace team. From there on, you will be working at the Front Up hub, based at Seven Hills, with leading artist George Tillianikas and assistant artist Rosalind Stanley to develop and create visual art works responding to 'Unpaint' 'Henry VR' and Keg de Souza works.

Discover will have a final exhibition, where participants will present their works created in the Discover Program to the community, family and friends at the Front Up Hub

During the Discover workshops, participants will be mentored to create visual art works.

They will workshop ideas and concepts - around 'Unpainted,' 'Henry VR' and 'Keg de Souza'

  • Develop story and visual boards.
  • Gain valuable information and insight on different art practices.
  • Gain a deeper understanding on professional development within the arts.
  • Discover AGNSW and Artspace exhibitions, staff educators and best creative practices.
  • Build on their teamwork skills.
  • Build on self-esteem and confidence.
  • Open up networking, employment and education opportunities

Discover runs for 12 workshops and includes a final community outcome. Workshops commence from 10 am to 2 pm - includes a 45 minute lunch break between 12 pm to 12:45 pm (please bring your lunch with you) Starting Wednesday 4 July to 12 September.

KEY DATES, TIMELINE AND PLACE VENUE:

  • Workshop 1 - 4 July - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000 - www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au

  • Workshop 2 - 11 July - Artspace: The Gunnery, 43-51 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011 - www.artspace.org.au/

  • Workshop 3 and remaining 8 workshops - 17 July to 12 September - Front Up Hub, Seven Hills - 7/11 Rowley Street

DROP OFF PARKING at the back entrance in Bassel Lane OR Park in Rowley street and enter via the Ability Options office and take the lift up to the 1st floor.

Will the participant have a support worker or carer attending? *
Are you an Ability Options customer? *
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