2016 As We Are Art Award – Call for Entries Now Open!

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Entries for the 2016 As We Are Art Award are now open!

The annual As We Are Art Award is a state-wide art award and exhibition open to all Western Australian artists who have an intellectual disability (aged 18+).  Read more…

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As We Are Art Workshops

As We Are is pleased to be hosting a free series of five 8-week art workshops throughout Perth from July – October 2016 for people who have an intellectual disability.

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Children and Young People Art Workshops – November 2015

As We Are is running a FREE 4-week term of art workshops this coming November for children and young people who have an intellectual disability aged 6-17 years. Participants will explore a variety of fun and experimental Print Making techniques and materials. The workshops are supported by the City of Belmont’s Community Contribution Fund program.

2015 As We Are Art Award – Call for Entries Now Open!

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Entries for the 2015 As We Are Art Award are now open!

The As We Are Art Award is a state-wide annual art award and exhibition open to all Western Australian artists who have an intellectual disability (aged 18+).   Read more…

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Children & Young People Art Workshops – August 2015

As We Are is running a FREE 4-week term of art workshops this coming August for children and young people who have an intellectual disability aged 6-18 years. Participants will explore a variety of fun and experimental 2D Mixed Media techniques and materials, including drawing, painting and collage. The workshops are supported by the City of Belmont’s Community Contribution Fund program.

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As We Are Children’s Art Workshops 15 & 16 April 2015

As We Are is running a series of art workshops this April school holidays for children who have an intellectual disability aged 6-12 years. Children will explore a variety of fun and experimental 2D art techniques and materials.

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As We Are Weekly Performance Skills Workshops

As We Are is excited to be recommencing their weekly performance skills workshops with experienced playwright and theatre practitioner, Suzanne Ingelbrecht.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn a range of skills including performance, voice, movement, improvisation and clowning.   Read more…

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2014 Winners Announced!

Winners of the Act-Belong-Commit 2014 As We Are Art Award were recently announced at the exhibition opening.  For those that missed the opening night here they are:

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Act-Belong-Commit 2014 As We Are Art Award & Exhibition

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The Act-Belong-Commit 2014 As We Are Art Award is almost here!   In it’s twelfth year, the Award is a state-wide annual art award and exhibition showcasing the artwork of more than 150 Western Australian artists who have an intellectual disability (aged 18+).  Entries include a range of mediums including photography, sculpture, textiles, painting, drawing and printmaking.

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As We Are Children’s Art Workshops 30 Sept & 1 Oct 2014

As We Are is running a series of art workshops this September/October school holidays for children who have an intellectual disability aged 6-12 years. Children will create a colourful mask to wear. A variety of fun and experimental art techniques and materials – including acrylic paint and stamps – will be explored.

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2014 As We Are Art Award – Call for Entries Now Open!

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Entries for the Act-Belong-Commit 2014 As We Are Art Award are currently open!  

The As We Are Art Award is a state-wide annual art award and exhibition open to all Western Australian artists who have an intellectual disability (aged 18+).  Entries can be in any art medium, though works are limited in size and weight: 1m x 1m and up to 5kg for two-dimensional works, and 0.5m3 and up to 10kg for three-dimensional works.  In 2014 Artists are allowed to submit up to two entries, with all entries submitted the artists’ original works and produced in the 12-month period prior to the entry closing date.

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As We Are Forum “Funding the Art Practice of Artists Who Have an Intellectual Disability” 30 July 2014

As We Are in partnership with Nulsen Disability Services and Mosaic Community Care is hosting the 5th annual Disability and the Arts Forum, “FUNDING THE ART PRACTICE OF ARTISTS WHO HAVE AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY ” on Wednesday 30th July 2014.

Are you, or do you know of, an artist with an intellectual disability who would like to develop their artistic practice? Do you work for a community group or organisation that would like to run an art project that delivers both creative and community development outcomes? Not sure where to go and how to apply for funds? Then As We Are’s Funding Forum is just for you!

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As We Are Art Workshops for Children Who Have an Intellectual Disability

As We Are is running a series of art workshops this April school holidays for children aged 6 – 12 years who have an interest in art.  Children will learn a range of two-dimensional art techniques including painting, drawing, colour and mark making in the experimental workshops, with a focus on individual expression. Children are also encouraged to bring along any magazine cut outs or photographs of images that they love – they are a great to use for inspiration or to draw upon when making their art work!

All skill levels welcome!

The workshops will be run by artist and As We Are Coordinator Susie Waller.

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