Welcome to Hands On Art!

Artists reaching out to people everywhere.

We are an artist run initiative, not-for-profit and charity providing programs and services that inspire creativity, personal growth, connections to nature, community enrichment and cultural diversity.

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Classes, Communities
School Groups

School Groups

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Artgarden, Hands on Art, Services
Art and Nature

Art and Nature

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Exhibitions, Venue Hire
Venue Hire

Venue Hire

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Classes, Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art

Kids Do Art

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Adults Do Art, Classes
Adults Do Art

Adults Do Art

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Looking for an Artist
Looking For An Artist?

Looking For An Artist?

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Register As An Artist
Register As An Artist

Register As An Artist

What We Do

For Communities

  • Artgardens – Outdoors creative learning spaces
  • An Artist Registry for specialist and community art projects
  • Project planning and development advice
  • Gallery/theatre and workshop space
  • Activities for Festivals and Events
  • Youth Art Mentoring programs
  • Environmental Art workshops
  • Art Sports

For Artists

  • Work opportunities through the Artist Registry
  • Support to young and emerging artists
  • Promotion of individual artist's work
  • Support for artists starting up new projects
  • Substation Gallery 
  • News on Art and Artist related events

For Individuals and groups

Calendar of Events

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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art | Paddington | Queensland | Australia
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art | Paddington | Queensland | Australia
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Birthday Party at Kids Do Art 10:00 am
Birthday Party at Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birthday Party at Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
If you are interested in having your child’s birthday party at Kids Do Art, please email us at *protected email*. HoA Team
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art | Paddington | Queensland | Australia
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Artist in Resident Program C&K West End 8:30 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten
Feb 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten | West End | Queensland | Australia
The Director of Hands On Art, Jeff Cheyne has been working with the children at C&K West End on a number of exciting, creative projects. If you would like to know more and if you[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
St Vincent’s Hospital Pain Clinic Workshop 2:00 pm
St Vincent’s Hospital Pain Clinic Workshop @ St Vincent's Hospital
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
St Vincent's Hospital Pain Clinic Workshop @ St Vincent's Hospital
 
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Artist in Resident Program C&K West End 8:30 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten
Feb 23 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten | West End | Queensland | Australia
The Director of Hands On Art, Jeff Cheyne has been working with the children at C&K West End on a number of exciting, creative projects. If you would like to know more and if you[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Portrait Drawing Class 12:00 pm
Portrait Drawing Class @ Hands On Art
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Portrait Drawing Class @ Hands On Art | Paddington | Queensland | Australia
Adults Do Art Portraiture Drawing Classes. This is designed for our Adults Do Art program which is run by Brisbane-based artist Amy de Oliveira. Each class, students will be taught the principles of portraiture drawing and[...]
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Kids Do Art 9:00 am
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Do Art @ Hands On Art | Paddington | Queensland | Australia
Kids Do Art Program This program is for children to get creative, have fun and let their imagination run free! Every week new opportunities will be presented for children to play with clay, pencils, paint,[...]
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Artist in Resident Program C&K West End 8:30 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Artist in Resident Program C&K West End @ C&K West End Kindergarten | West End | Queensland | Australia
The Director of Hands On Art, Jeff Cheyne has been working with the children at C&K West End on a number of exciting, creative projects. If you would like to know more and if you[...]

Community artists are people who..

Work closely with others in the community to develop their project or program.

Help individuals and groups achieve their artistic goals.

Encourage active participation.

Teach and demonstrate artistic skills.

Help people unlock their imaginations and test out their ideas by doing.

Facilitate the growth of new connections to community and the natural environment.

Help people find ways to express their thoughts and feelings in new ways through art.

Encourage creative thoughts and behaviours that encourage positive personal and community growth.

Through life affirming programs and dedicated artists Hands On Art..

Promotes the growth of human creativity and fosters a love of nature.

Educates people to value of the artist in growing a humane society and fosters the growth of community culture and identity.

Opens minds to value of beauty as a means of shaping and reacting to the world around us.

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We are based in Brisbane, at the old Paddington substation