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eXposed Arts Projects –


Mrs Marg Couch
Phone: (02) 6964 2202
Fax: (02) 6962 4434
Email: macouch@bigpond.com
Website: www.griffithcottagegallery.com.au


Mackay Ave & Bridge Rd

    • Provide opportunities for youth in the creative fields.

    • Enhance tourism.

    • Our aim is to build an arts festival for Griffith and surrounding towns over a 5 year period.

    • Build opprotunities in arts and environmental aesthetics in communities.

    • Collaborate with other arts providers both public and private sector.

    • Build business opportunities for sustainable communities.

    • Provide opportunities for social connectedness.

    • Stage art competition, exhibition and art workshop programmme which is open to all Australians.

    The Intent of eXposed Arts Projects:

    The eXposed organising team:

      • have a common vision to grow the potential of the event into an arts festival over a 5 year programme.

      • we are a group of four individuals with arts and eductaion background who share the goals of social, artistic and cultural responsibility in our community.

      • we are in the process of staging eXposed in its second year.

      • we engage local business to support the arts project with sponsorship of money and in kind supoport.

      • we have designed 9 workshops over a 3 month period .

      • we have engaged a community artist skilled in working with early school leavers to facilitate an artist in residence programme.  She will also work on a public art project with another community artist.

      • we have staged a 48 hr youth photo competition.

      • we have a website linked to the Griffith Cottage Gallery.

      • we have promoted broadly on radio, TV AND local paper.

      • we have conducted radio interviews across the Riverina.

      • we have advertised on artsearch website.

      • we will be exhibiting  at 5 venues in Griffith Business District.

      Recent Accomplishments of eXposed Arts Projects:

      In 2008 (inaugural year)

        • Staged art competition and exhibition over long weeknd in Griffith.

        • Attracted 90 entries across east coast of Australia. 60% Riverina artists.

        • Presented $6000 in 3 categories.

        • Exhibited over a 3 week period.

        • Conducted 2 workshops

        • Hosted 350 people on opening night and 3000 visitors over a 3 week period.

        2009 so far

          • Conducted 2 x photography and 2 x digital editing workshops for youth 14 - 25 years with attendance of 48 students

          • Staged a 48 hr Youth Photo Competition.

          • Received over 200 entries in 2009 Exposed art Competition and exhibition.

          • Coordinating art workashops and artist in residence programme for June.

          • Designing ongoing workshops for next 6 months.

          • Coordinating eXposed event which commeneced with April Workshops, Photo Competition and launch to be held June 5 with award presentation.