Common Ground Exhibition

The Fraser Coast Arts Collective invites applications from Artists and students across the Fraser Coast Local Government area to contribute work to the exhibition ‘Common Ground’ to be hosted by the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery in 2018.

Applications due: Monday 15 May 2017 (Late or incomplete applications will not be assessed)

Notifications of acceptance will be via an email sent to you by Friday 19 May 2017

Exhibition development: 2017 to 2018

Delivery of works: Friday 7 September, 2018

Exhibition loan period: Friday 7 September, 2018 to Monday 22 October, 2018

Click here for more details and application form

Professional Arts Development Training

The Fraser Coast Arts Collective presents a series of workshops that aim to provide professional training and skills development for artists. Participants can attend all workshops or choose  the modules that are of interest. Please refer to the listings below for cost and registration details.

Exhibition Practices

  • Exhibition Proposal / Application
  • How to build & develop an exhibition idea
  • Realistic timeframes
  • Interview – progressing your exhibition idea, theme, concept and getting it accepted

Date:   Saturday 27 May 2017

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  Executive Suite Seminar Room, Level 2, Building C, USC Fraser Coast

Facilitator:  Megan Williams Manager Art Gallery - USC

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Art and Money

  • Funding
  • Understanding your budget
  • Pricing your art works
  • Commercial Gallery practices
  • Fundamentals to create a viable income from your arts practice
  • ABN
  • Insuring your works

Date: Saturday 24 June 2017

Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue: Executive Suite Seminar Room, Level 2, Building C, USC Fraser Coast

Facilitator: Trudie Leigo

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Art and Money part 2

  • Good Practice in Grant Writing
  • How to - prepare a budget and manage finances

Date:   Saturday 29 July 2017 10.00am to 3.00pm

             Sunday 30 July 2017 10.00am to 3.00pm

Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Stephen Clark

Cost: $60

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Exhibition Practices 

  • As your exhibition develops – the role of your Curator in building your exhibition
  • Your Story – be clear on your story/theme
  • How many works will you be required to create?
  • Understanding the aesthetics of the gallery space
  • Creating for a professional result – “What is Gallery Standard”

Date:   Thursday 5 August 2017

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Megan Williams Manager Art Gallery - USC

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Exhibition Practices

  • Gallery paperwork
  • List of works
  • Room brochure
  • Artist statement
  • Didactic information
  • Price list
  • Gallery systems / standards
  • What can the gallery do to facilitate your exhibition?
  • Communication update with your Curator – why is this so important to follow up so your Curator is familiar with how your exhibit is progressing?
  • Be prepared for change – how your ideas can shift and grow
  • Delivery and Packaging works
  • Name labelling – why is this so important
  • Correct hanging hooks (D Hooks) – Why?
  • Condition of works

Date:   Saturday 9 September 2017 (1 day) 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  USC

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Facilitator:    Dawn Oelrich

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Exhibition Practices

  • Curators Role
  • Installation – Letting go of control
  • Promoting your Exhibition
  • Artist Statement
  • Opening Night – speeches / floor talk formalities
  • Promoting your workshops
  • The emotional journey

Date: Saturday  28 October 2017          

Time: 10.00am to 3pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Trudie Leigo Curator

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

Touring your Exhibition

  • What your Curator can do for you – where to from here
  • After your exhibition (who to contact to tour your exhibition)

Date:  Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November 2017

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:   John Waldron

Time: 10am - 4pm

Cost: $60

Download course over view here

Registrations: [email protected] or phone 4197 4206

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