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.
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 the value of the artist in growing a humane society and fosters the growth of community culture and identity.
Opens minds to the value of beauty as a means of shaping and reacting to the world around us.
What We Do
- 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
- 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
- Art Classes & Workshops
- Artists for hire
- Artists to run private group workshops or classes
- Volunteer opportunities