As We Are

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As We Are Art Awards Exhibition

As We Are is a state-wide annual art award and exhibition open to all West Australian artists with intellectual disability. It is the only event of its kind in Western Australia.

The 2023 As We Are Art Awards Exhibition was held in October and showcased 177 artists and artworks. The event was such a success, that we are looking forward to its’ return at Wilkinson Gallery Claremont for 2024!

In the meantime, continue honing your craft artists, and sponsors – we are open to building on existing relationships, and creating new partnerships…

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Workshop & Classes

Want to prepare a piece for the 2024 exhibition? There are a number of incredible organisations across Western Australia that run several workshops and classes for artists with intellectual disability. By participating in these workshops and classes, you can learn new techniques, experiment with different mediums, and gain valuable insights from experienced instructors. It’s also a fantastic way to enhance your artistic abilities and connect with a vibrant community of fellow artists who share your passion.

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“This is the first time he’s been involved in anything like this, and it blew his mind, it was so good for him”
“Absolutely beautiful work – never ceases to amaze!"
“I just wanted to congratulate all the artists involved. It was a beautiful exhibition and I thoroughly enjoyed going through it! I was blown away by the very high quality of art.”
“Awesome! You are doing God’s work. So very delighted!”
“When I paint, I go to my colour planet, and it takes my pain away”
“We think it is an awesome opportunity for artists with a disability, and the opening was a really moving and special event. I understand how much work must go into the organisation.” Artist’s Parent, and Vice President, Corporate Relations, Curtin University, Ms Val Raubenheimer

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