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Arts OutWest | Artshed Workshops


Arts OutWest invites artists with and without disability, living in the central west of NSW to join an exciting ARI (artist run initiative).
ARTSHED: A collective of artists under one roof. Artshed is shaped by the participants, growing organically through individual artist preferences and facilitated by Arts OutWest. Meetings are located in the Tremain’s Mill meeting room with art workshops/ exhibitions in the Tremain’s Mill shed, Bathurst.
Why get involved?
Artshed supports the autonomy of artists with and without disability within the central west region and aim to provide:
• Social inclusion
• Opportunities to network
• Broadening skills development and skill sharing
• Peer-reviewed arts practice
• Assistance to overcome accessibility barriers to develop professional arts practice
• A place to share ideas and opportunities for artistic development
What’s an ARI?
• an ARI is group run by artists for artists
• Artshed aims to be a collective of creative’s of multidisciplinary and/ or cross-disciplinary artists, including writers, filmmakers, designers, muscians or performers

Workshop 1: Theatre/ Performance
Saturday 11 February 9am – 12pm
Tremains Mill, Bathurst
(in the shed next to Bedwells Feed Barn, enter via Manilla St)
Cost: $10 pp
Come help build a theatrical piece for the exhibition Invincible in July 2017, described as an art installation coming to life. A new performance piece is in production to coincide with Bathurst Winter Festival and Illumination.  Communication/ Theatre Media graduates Alesha & Stefan Elbourne will lead the group through a series of activities to build skills on how to perform an interactive performance on original story telling, building a script, developing sound scapes and community theatre.  Come help build the theatrical piece for the Invincible exhibition which will be a culmination of theatre media, visual arts, sound/ projection and other multi media artforms.
Workshop 2: Photography
Saturday 11 February 1pm – 4pm
Tremains Mill, Bathurst
(in the shed next to Bedwells Feed Barn, enter via Manilla St)
Cost: $10 pp
Walk through the historic Tremain’s Mill site, bring your digital SLR, hybrid or micro camera with manual capabilities, or iphone and learn how to take high quality digital images. Whether you are a beginner, an enthusiast or a working professional, come along and learn from Dean Mobbs whose passion, enthusiasm and skill as a professional artist will give you an insight into the intricacies of the digital world given in plain English, leaving you confident with your newly acquired technical and artistic skills.  Photographs taken from this workshop can be entered into the Invincible exhibition in July 2017 or developed and used for further artworks in the next workshops run by Artshed for the Art in a Shed, Art Prize December 2017.
TO BOOK or for further information, please contact Penny May, Project Officer Arts OutWest 0412 768 030