Art workshop at the Rockingham Arts Centre

2023 Rockingham Arts Centre Workshop Facilitation Applications 

Applications for art facilitators to provide workshops at the Rockingham Arts Centre in 2023 closed Friday 28 October.

Applicants will be advised of an outcome by Friday 25 November.

What's on  

To register for any workshop, please contact the Rockingham Arts Centre on 9527 0734 between 8am-4pm, Wednesday to Sunday.

Constructing Poetic Imagery - Facilitated by Heritier Kasanda Heritier Kasanda

  • Date: Saturday 14 January 2023
  • Times: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Rockingham Arts Centre, 11 Kent Street, Rockingham
  • Cost: $10 per person

Registrations close Friday 6 January.

"Constructing Poetic Imagery” is a deep dive workshop which explores the alchemy of mixing poetry and imagery. Participants will explore theories of narrative, character, and visual design and will be prompted to construct their own form through that of a poem.

Participants are encouraged to bring a notebook, pen, pencil or other methods of note taking (laptop).  

About the facilitator

Heritier Kasanda is a 23-year-old artist who uses poetry and writing as his main apparatus when creating.

He holds strong ties to forms of photography, videography, cinematography, and music as a method of storytelling, which all allow him the fluidity and freedom to convey.


How to Write an Artist Statement - Facilitated by James Walker

  • Artist James WalkerDate: Saturday 28 January 2023    
  • Times: 10am-1pm
  • Location: Rockingham Arts Centre, 11 Kent Street, Rockingham
  • Cost: $10 per person

Registrations close Friday 27 January.

This workshop will help you understand the purpose of an artist statement and how to write one effectively.  

Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery Curator James Walker will share some strategies to help you discuss your work to communicate with an audience, and to assist when entering exhibitions and prizes. 

About the facilitator

James Walker is the Curator at Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, a practicing artist and teacher.  He understands the importance of being able to describe your artwork, inspiration and technique and is looking forward to sharing his expertise.  

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