Sharon Greenaway

Digital Artist and Creative Writer

Vision Australia needs artistic Volunteers

 

To whom it may concern

 

Re Community Mural Project

 

Vision Australia Bendigo has received a community grant from the City of Greater Bendigo to complete a community mural within the four Bendigo Day Programs.  The Vision Australia Day Programs provide recreation and social support for people with blindness and low vision.  The majority of the day centre clients are elderly, frail and often socially isolated. The Community Mural aims to give our clients the opportunity to participate in a project and to interact with the community.

 

The Day Centre staff are inviting students and local artists to attend our Day Programs to help the clients complete the project.  The Day Programs run from our Bendigo Office on the corner of Murphy St and McIvor Road on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am – 2pm.  Different clients attend on each day.  Each group has been given 1 -2 canvases to complete.  The groups will design their own canvases with the help and input from students and/or local artists.  Materials have been purchased to allow clients to experience a range of artistic mediums. We aim to complete the project by early December.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following dates and time have been added to our program to work on completing the canvases.

 

Tuesday

10.30am-12pm

22nd  Oct

29th Oct

12th Nov

3rd Dec

Wednesday

10.30-12pm

16th Oct

13th Nov

20th Nov

4th Dec

Thursday

10.30-12pm

Thurs 24th Oct

Thurs 7th Nov

Thurs 21st Nov

Thurs 5th Dec

Friday

10.30-12pm

25th Oct

15th Nov

29th Nov

6th Dec

 

The Day  Program staff and clients are very excited about running this community project and are looking forward to assistance from Bendigo Students and Local Artists.

 

If you would like to be part of this project or would like more information

please contact Anna Clacy 0403 401 907 or email A.Clacy@visiosnaustralia.org

 

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Anna, Tania, Kerryn and Gail

Recreation Support Workers

Vision Australia Day Program

 

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