Creative Arts

Visual Arts Professional Development – open for Expression of Interest!

Visual Arts Professional Development - open for Expression of Interest! Community-based visual arts professional development program based in the studio space and gallery of Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) to commence 13 October 2020. This is an opportunity for professional development within a public art gallery space within the community. Artists will be mentored to explore traditional and contemporary art practice within MRAG current exhibitions, observe gallery exhibition installation and work within the accessible studio space. The program will be held each Tuesday for 8 weeks, in [...]

By |2020-10-01T11:32:37+10:001st October, 2020|Creative Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure|

Peter’s debut rock album, ‘Fight 4 Life’

Peter's debut rock album, 'Fight 4 Life’ Peter, a songwriter from Lochinvar who participates in Mai-Wel’s Creative Arts program in Maitland, has just released his debut rock album Fight 4 Life! Fight 4 Life is a story of human realities, both good and bad. It was recorded at the The Hub, Maitland during 1:1 music sessions with Creative Mentor, Ricky. Peter uses music as his escape and has written on many topics and in many genres. He has overcome all obstacles to be in a far better [...]

By |2020-09-04T15:10:23+10:004th September, 2020|Creative Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure|

Alex sets up her arts business online

Alex sets up her arts business online Alex has been a long-time participant of Mai-Wel Creative Arts, with the end goal to transform her art into a business. Over the past few months she participated in three Zoom sessions a week, each focusing on a different aspect of her creative endeavours; developing her artwork with Deanne, building her art business with Denise and mindful art making with Amy. Attending these supports online allowed Alex to continue to explore her creativity during the pandemic lock-down period from the [...]

By |2020-07-23T11:23:17+10:009th July, 2020|Creative Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure|

Gaby Stays Creative at Home!

The Mai-Wel Creative Arts team have moved their face-to-face sessions into the digital age by using the video conferencing app Zoom! Using the Zoom platform has allowed participants to continue receiving one-on-one mentoring online, helping them to stay socially connected and creative from the comfort of their own home. Gabrielle (Gabby) is one Mai-Wel artist who has continued to thrive artistically during isolation with the support of Mai-Wel Creative Arts. Each week she attends an hour long, one-on-one Online Music Mentoring Session with her Music Mentor Dan, as well as [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:52:48+10:0030th April, 2020|Creative Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure|
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