Since rolling out in second term this year our inspirational program coordinator, Therese, has been incredibly busy providing advice and guidance in the visual and media arts to assist teachers in small schools to deliver on arts curriculum requirements and explore new ways to connect the visual arts into other curriculum areas. The results of […]
Write about Art was a critical visual and media arts writing development program for senior students from state and non-state high schools within Queensland.
With the mining in decline the economic and social aspects in this small country town are quickly diminishing. So not the drive of Bree Day, who understands that creative development contributes to the wellbeing of individuals and the cohesion of the social tapestry. My workshop is only one in a series of creative endeavors. The […]
I was delighted at the prospect of travelling to Dalby as a Flying Arts Representative Artist. I had worked there several years earlier as a Vocational Education Teacher for SQIT TAFE and so looked forward to the journey through the Darling Downs Region and a revisit to Dalby State High School where I had taught […]
It was Queen’s Birthday Weekend and like every year this meant that I was flying up to North Queensland for the Normanton Rodeo to be the ‘Roaming Photography Tutor’ for the event. This was my third year up there and by now the sounds and smells were familiar. I have even become an expert on […]
We arrived at the airport and went straight to Tondoon Gardens to touch base with the site and arrangements for the next day. We were shown the marquee and chairs and tables available, and spent some time exploring what materials were available around the grounds. We then drove to the town centre to have some […]
We had a five hours hands-on workshop with nineteen male students. Lunch and afternoon tea were catered for all of us. The workshop was set up outside the art studio with a few long tables. The autumn weather was perfect for working outside undercover. The students were inspired with my power point presentation. I gave […]
I rose at 5am and was on the road by 6.30am to arrive in Brisbane by 8.30am. Sunday April 26 was a beautiful sunny morning with the chill of autumn in the air. I always have a heightened sense of expectation and excitement before I deliver one of my workshops. One of the best things […]