Empowering artists with intellectual disability

As We Are is an important Western Australian
community initiative that aims to bring joy and
wellbeing to the lives of artists with
intellectual disability.

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As We Are Art Awards

Our annual state-wide exhibition and awards
program showcases the talents of WA artists
with intellectual disability.

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2019 As We Are Art Award going ahead!

As We Are is very pleased to announce that the 2019 As We Are Art Award will be going ahead this year!  A huge, huge thanks to As We Are community and major supporters LotterywestNulsen Group, My Place and the City of Perth for getting behind this important WA arts initiative and support WA artists who have an intellectual disability.

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The Broken Pokers: As We Are Music Fundraiser – Friday 10th May

As We Are would like you to join us for an enjoyable night of rollicking folk music from The Broken Pokers. Playing a mixture of Irish & Scottish songs, ballads and traditional tune sets, as well as fun takes on pop and folk tunes from around Australia and the world, sit and enjoy the lively set or get ready to give your dancing shoes a good workout! Read more…

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We Need Your Help! As We Are’s Crowdfunding Campaign

As We Are is currently experiencing a financial crisis with the recent loss of core funding from our primary sponsor*.  This major funding cut has meant a time of consolidation or scaling-back for As We Are and poses a very real threat to As We Are’s continued existence.

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As We Are February 2019 Newsletter – An Important Read

As We Are’s February 2019 Newsletter is out now. Filled with important information about As We Are’s current financial crisis as well as highlights from last year’s Art Award & Exhibition: Read more…

Award Winners of the 2018 As We Are Art Award

Winners of the 2018 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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Entries open for the 2018 As We Are Art Award!

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 June 2018 Newsletter – out now!

As We Are’s June Newsletter is out now! Filled with important information and a number of inspiring articles including: Read more…

2018 Dates and Venue Announced

Entries for the 2018 As We Are Art Award open mid August and close 5pm 1st October 2018

Exhibition opening and award presentation night will be on 6 – 8pm, Saturday 27th October 2018, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth.

Time to create!

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Create + Celebrate

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The 2017 Art Award Newsletter

Read the December 2017 As We Are Newsletter online!

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2017 As We Are Art Award Winners Announced!

Winners of the 2017 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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Exhibition: Josh Harper

YMCA HQ is proud to present Josh Harper’s first solo exhibition. Line, shape and form merge across vibrant layers as Josh explores his passion for all things automotive. Featuring sculptural works by WA Artist, and Josh’s art tutor; Adam Hisham Ismail.

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2017 As We Are Art Award!!

Entries are now open for the 2017 As We Are Art Award!

Contact coordinator@asweare.com.au for entry forms and further information.

Entry forms due 7th July, don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity!