February Creative Mandurah Newsletter
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Wardrobe Coordination - Seeking Requests for Quote

Wearable Art Mandurah is seeking requests for quote for a individual or organisation to oversee the wardrobe coordination. 

The successful applicant will organise the storage units, the receipt and dispatch of garments, liaise with the WAM team and artists, keep accurate records and inventories of garments and coordinate the movement of garments to and from events. They will also be required to work closely with key stakeholders.

For more information contact: or 9550 3279 
Closing date: 5 February, 5pm.

Seeking Inclusive Showcase Project/s

We are seeking inclusive, sensory projects to offer the experience of Wearable Art Mandurah to people of varying abilities. The project/s should reflect the theme of wearable art, and take place in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre on the showcase weekend (14 – 16 June 2019).

For more information contact: or 9550 3279.

The Alternative Archive Project I Peel

February 16 - March 17

Through rigorous investigation of written and oral histories, community narratives and personal experiences, eleven local artists present a collection of alternative archives.
Read more.

Launch Event: Sunday, 17 Feb @ 2pm with curator and artist, Anna Louise Richardson
Cultural Day: Sunday, 24 Feb @ 11am - 2:30pm (approx. finish).
Artist Talk:
 Sunday, 3 Mar @ 2pm

This program is supported by the State Government of WA and Country Arts WA. The Regional Arts Fund is an initiative supporting the arts in regional and remote Australia, administered by Country Arts WA.

Masterpieces Art Competition and Exhibition

Applications to enter the Masterpieces Art Competition and Exhibition are now open.

Masterpieces celebrates the creative diversity of local artists between the ages of 13 to 25 years, and offers prizes to the total of $2,000. Read more.

Image: 'Dakota' by Amber Bakhuizen

Gift Shop Gander - featured artist, Denise Fisher

Each month, CASM highlights one artist with items currently available in the Gift Shop. Denise works intuitively with fabrics, creating contemporary handbags, scarves, jewellery, unique items of clothing and, more recently, flora and fauna sculptural forms. Read more.
Instructional Art-Based Workshops

Starting in February, artist James Walker will be presenting a series of instructional workshops suitable for a wide range of skill levels. Read more.
Life Drawing Evenings Resume

Life drawing evenings with Anthea Fitzhardinge are back every second Tuesday in the CASM workshop.
Read more.

Local Creatives: Raw Snack Workshop

During this workshop participants will learn how to make amazing raw snacks, such as bliss balls, dip, and brownies. Read more.

When: February 16, 2 - 4pm
Where: Lakelands Library and Community Centre
Cost: $20
Bookings (essential): Call 9550 3835  

Art Space Available @ Frasers Landing Community Centre

The Frasers Landing Community Centre currently has space available for art classes or art groups interested in hiring the facility. Bookings are in four-hour blocks, at a cost of $25 per block. Groups must have public liability insurance. Minimum hiring one school term.

For more information, contact:

Upcoming calendar of events

 4 February James Walker’s
Instructional Workshop Series Begins
 CASM Workshop
 12 February Life Drawing Workshops Resume  CASM Workshop
 16 February Local Creatives: Raw Snack Workshop  Lakelands Library and   Community Centre
 16 February –
 17 March
The Alternative Archive Project
 CASM Gallery
 17 February
 @ 2pm
The Alternative Archive Project
Official Opening
 CASM Gallery
 24 February
 @ 11am – 2:30pm
The Alternative Archive Project
Cultural Day
 Mandurah Museum
 (Tour starts)
 3 March
 @ 2pm
The Alternative Archive Project
Artist Talk
 CASM Gallery
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