Outreach

WAFTA connects with the artist community and social responsibility projects throughout WA.

WAFTA @ Work – Week Two – at the ShopFront Northbridge – August 29 to September 2

Thank you for supporting us at the ShopFront events over two weeks in Northbridge. -ARTISTS in RESIDENCE….. were at work again, where WAFTA artists worked on their own projects, while at the same time interacting with students from North Metro TAFE at the Northbridge Campus. AiR: KERRIE ARGENT     Book binding & Stitching AiR: ANNETTE NYKIEL   Eco dyeing and Basketry TAFE Students, WAFTA…
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Local Artists, Outreach, Public Events, Talks, Talks, WAFTA blog, WAFTA Talks Program, Wider Workshops

The ShopFront: Week One

Homemade soup and a roll was on the lunchtime menu for a large group of TAFE students, WAFTA members and members of the public to enjoy while listening to five WAFTA artists give their lunchtime talks on Thursday August 25, at the ShopFront at 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge.  This week’s group of artists discussed a diverse assortment of techniques, materials and their motivations in the context of their art…
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Local Artists, Outreach, Public Events, Workshops & Opportunities, Talks, Talks, WAFTA blog, WAFTA Talks Program

Hot off the Press! WAFTA@Work this week Announcement: Dr Martien van Zuillen To Give the First Artist Talk Tomorrow

WAFTA is pleased to announce the addition of Martien to our esteemed list of WAFTA artists giving their artists talks tomorrow. Martien is our first speaker so be sure you are on time. Details further down. Why not join us this week some time in Northbridge? REMINDER: For this week and next WAFTA is utilising the ShopFront at 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge for…
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Local Artists, Outreach, Public Events, Talks, WAFTA blog, WAFTA Talks Program, Wider Workshops

WAFTA @ Work this week and next at the ShopFront Northbridge – What’s on now until August 26

Why not join us this week some time in Northbridge? REMINDER: For this week and next WAFTA is utilising the ShopFront at 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge for four WAFTA artists to work on their own projects, while at the same time interacting with students from North Metro TAFE at the Northbridge Campus. This Week 1 Monday  22 August to 26 August AiR:…
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Your WAFTA Committee Members Have Been on the Road

Some members have been on the road a little longer …………… On the steps of ArtGeo Gallery on Saturday, and on behalf of all WAFTA members Di Binns (Chairperson) thanked Pauline White (Memory and Commemoration Curator), for her outstanding organisation and curating work in taking the Exhibition to both Busselton and Lake Grace.  The Exhibition was well received and acclaimed by locals.  …
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Days for Girls

The work of Days for Girls has been transformative for women and girls all over the world. Days for Girls International empowers women and girls around the globe providing sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education.     Days for Girls Australia:  Sustainable Feminine Hygiene Days for Girls Perth Click to find out where stitching days are happening.  

Outreach

Get Hooked at Lake Grace – March 20

This workshop, attended by 12 eager participants, was an integral part of the Memory and Commemoration Exhibition on Tour at Lake Grace Regional Artspace and part of WAFTA’s Outreach program. We look forward to seeing photos from the day and also some of the pieces created by participants. A big WAFTA thank you goes to Robin Inkpen for sharing her expertise so generously.  Locker Hooking Lake…
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Outreach, Workshops