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Simon is presenting self assembly at Tate Modern on Sunday 2 June 2019. This will be the largest outing for this work during a whole afternoon program at the Tate Exchange, creating up to 200 figures with children and families.
Ten artists from the ArTELIER program spent four days in Melbourne. Five artists ran workshops at ArtPlay over the weekend and everyone attended a range of professional development opportunities including; being part of a creative development of a transgender toys workshop, TOY; a visit to Footscray Community Arts Centre; a workshop on materiality by Kelly Boucher; and a full day program of relationality and creation of arts experiences for children and families at ArtPlay.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Visual Arts specialising in ceramics at the University of South Australia in 2017, Hannah Vorrath-Pajak is now in her second year of the Associate Training Program at JamFactory. Throughout her emerging practice, she has found a love of making both functional ware and exhibition pieces. Through this work she aims to explore research into the natural world and traditional pottery processes.
Raised in Arizona, Matthew has been fascinated by geology since a childhood. A recent graduate of the Masters program at Montana State University, Matthew’s primary focus is sourcing local clays and rocks for use as ceramic glaze materials. With a house and studio located in Minnesota, where he lives with his fiancée, he is deeply connected to the growing pottery scene there in the St. Croix River Valley. Matthew’s research into material literacy is evident in his utilitarian vessels, which can be seen on his website www.woodfirelust.com
It was effective at breaking down all of the steps involved in applying for funding…
I have done a couple of applications and need some help to improve and develop – this workshop has been invaluable for remedying this.
Thanks; new ideas, succinct doable steps, generous information of whats out there to support us…
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Debby Maziarz ran a three hour workshop, at all that we are, for ArTELIER artists to help them make better applications for arts funding.
About the Facilitator
Debby Maziarz (www.debbymaziarz.com.au) is an educator and creative entrepreneur who mentors artists, organisations and communities to create solid plans for resourcing their work. Renowned for unearthing innovative and ‘fundable’ ideas, Debby is driven to challenge the mindset that stops superstars from excelling. She’s also got a great track record in sourcing funds – including founding Melbourne’s Westside Circus and Arts Barter Australia.
This event was organised by ArTELIER Tasmania and was free to 2018 ArTELIER members.
Thank you to the Australia Council for bringing the Signature Works Innovation Lab to all that we are last week. What an incredible bunch of artists across all disciplines showcasing an extraordinary range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art projects. We can’t wait to see how they eventuate!
Bec Stevens has been cataloguing and labelling the art book collection at 1450 South Arm Road. We intend to make some of the resources available for loan to ArTELIER artists and will bring small collections to future ArTELIER sessions. Its a growing collection, particularly of social practice/teaching artistry/community arts texts. The collection sits on the bookshelves in the big meeting room at the South end of the house.
Simon delivered the first of a new series of Saturday morning children’s programming at Salamanca Arts Centre in Hobart today. The annual stART program includes a whole range of arts activities for children and families created by a range of ArTELIER artists. Bec Stevens worked alongside Simon with families to create another Self Assembly installation and creative encounter using wood from the land and plaster bandages.
We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in applications to both Tas Arts and The Australia Council for the Arts to continue and grow the ArTELIER program through 2019. This offers new possibilities and includes some projects, research and a summer camp. We are thrilled at the affirmation of all our work to date and are pleased with this national acknowledgement of the need for this activity in Tasmania.
We shall be updating the website in the coming weeks to reflect this growth in the project. Watch this space…
Salamanca Arts Centre and ArTELIER kick off 2019 with the exciting announcement of the collaborative project, stART. stART is a program of artist lead encounters connecting children, families, and young people. stART is NOT your average creative holiday workshop where young participants are dropped off and picked up after a couple of hours after getting creative with butchers paper and crayons. stART’s point of difference is that parents/guardians are also included. The stART program has been specifically designed for both children and their parent/s or guardian/s wanting to participate together in Tasmanian artist led experiences.