For emerging Sydney artists with mental health concerns,

disability and/or access requirements

Wednesdays from 1st September to 17th November 2021

APPLICATIONS CLOSED 

EMERGE 2021

This is a 14-week program for emerging artists where you will share and gain new creative skills to collaborate, develop new work and exhibit at the Front Up studios. 

EMERGE 21 HIGHLIGHTS

EMERGE 21 begins at the Art Gallery of NSW on the 1st and 8th September 2021, where you will respond to current exhibitions and artwork by leading contemporary artists. The  workshops continue every Wednesday at the Front Up Studios in Seven Hills until the 17th of November 2021 .The program ends with an exhibition at the Front Up Studios and a public program/ panel discussion at the Art Gallery New South Wales.

 

EMERGE 21 IS A FREE 14 WEEK PROGRAM

The aim is for artists to expand on their art practice through mentoring by experienced professional artist and educators, to gain professional development, access studio space, and collaborate with fellow artists to create and exhibit new work.

 

EMERGE participants will build their portfolio of work, increase their skills and gain a deeper understanding of their art practice to increase exhibition, education and employment opportunities.

 

In collaboration with the Art Gallery of NSW you will work with art educators at the Gallery to engage with and respond to AGNSW exhibitions and artworks.  


 

WE WILL BE MENTORING ARTISTS TO

 - Engage with the collection and exhibitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales through facilitated discussion with AGNSW artist educators.

 

 - Be inspired and creatively engage through workshops and collaborations with fellow artists, to create new work and exhibit at the Front Up Studios in Seven Hills.

 

 - Apply your skills, develop new skills, and learn to develop your professional practice through mentoring by leading contemporary artists and educators.

 

- Boost your arts practice and career to the next level and be part of the thriving Front Up Studios Arts and Cultural program.

 

- Access career pathways through professional development, community connections and Front Up Studios artists opportunities.

 

- Collaborate with professional artists by experimenting with multi-art forms, add to your portfolio of work and increase your opportunity for further education and/or employment within the arts sector.

 

- Strengthening connections to artistic networks, community support and art programs.

 

- Become part of the Front Up Artist community and receive ongoing access to our studios.


PROGRAM TIME FRAME

- Every Wednesday from 1st September to 17th November 2021

- 1st & 8th September will be probably Via online Zoom

- 15th September to 17th November at Front Up Studios, Seven Hills 

- Exhibition at Front Up Studios 

DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS SOME SESSIONS MAY BE RUNNING ONLINE 

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Applicants must-

- be 16 years or older

- live in Western Sydney or Greater Sydney 

- be an emerging artist (have a history of creating art regularly)

- be able to commit to most of the dates listed in the program time frame

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR

Please email us for your interest in next years Emerge 2022 program

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