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Agency wants to commission art

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April 21, 2017

Intereach chief executive Sue Mathieson said the artworks will be one of the first things people see when they come into the offices.

ARE you an Echuca area artist with a lived experience of disability?

Intereach is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from local artists to help make their new offices in Echuca, Bendigo, Kyneton, Castlemaine and Maryborough more welcoming.

Looking for two dimensional artworks that reflect local people, communities or landscapes; artworks should be no larger than 1x1m and framed or be able to be hung on a wall.

Intereach chief executive Sue Mathieson said the artworks will be one of the first things people see when they come into the offices.

‘‘We want to make sure our new offices feel really welcoming, and reflective of the local community by displaying artworks by local artists that have a lived experience of disability,” she said.

Intereach will purchase selected artworks for a negotiated cost and one may be chosen to use for promotional purposes such as program brochures, posters and their website.

Artists are requested to email an EOI including a one page CV or overview of their work and three photographs of current artwork with prices to [email protected] by 10am, Thursday 27 April 2017.

In partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), Intereach will be delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across the local government areas of Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander from May.

Intereach is a not for profit community based provider of services to regional, rural and remote communities throughout Northern Victoria and the Riverina Murray region of NSW.

They work alongside children, families, older people, carers and people with a disability by providing information and support, delivering a range of services or linking people with another service that can better meet their needs.

For more information, or for a complete copy of the EOI go to the Intereach website http://www.intereach.com.au/news/calling-local-artists/ or contact Nina O’Brien or Eva Fleetwood on 03 5890 5283.

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