Calling all artists.

Calling all artists! “Inspiration from Isolation – The Beauty from Within” is an art showcase and competition in celebration of the annual International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) held on 3 December.

In these unprecedented times of COVID; Encompass Community Services Art Competition & Showcase explores those living with disabilities, and others within the community such as employers, carers, family etc, and what they see as beautiful and inspirational.

Everyone can experience full inclusion in arts & culture and explore new avenues of self-expression and promote the participation, communication, increase self-confidence and self-understanding.

They openly invite anyone who lives within the Greater City of Geelong & The City of Wyndham to participate and submit an art piece of self-expression for the chance to win some amazing prizes!

All visual mediums are accepted including photography to sculptor as art does not discriminate.

The categories for the competition are as follows:

1. School Age – Children up to the age of 12 years

2. All Abilities – Above 12 years

3. Open – Adults, those who associate with disability (eg: employees, carers, parents, siblings, local artists, indigenous and other minority groups and the general community)

To find out more and to enter visit:

Art works and application form to be submitted to Encompass at 79 Gheringhap Street Geelong or Shop 1/5 Wedge Street Werribee by Fri 20th Nov.

The Artwork Showcase will be available for the public to view from Mon 23rd Nov. Thursday 3rd Dec, winners are announced at the online presentation and award ceremony. These Art Showcase will continue to be on display across digital media platforms until Sunday 20th Dec.

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