Gallery Sunshine Everywhere Inc. is a not for profit organization incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981.


ABN 83 474 921 704

GALLERY SUNSHINE EVERYWHERE TURNS ELEVENTH THIS YEAR

Dozens of schools and hundreds of students have been involved in the many exhibitions and other activities, Gallery Sunshine Everywhere has conducted since it was established in 2007. Most of the exhibitions have been held at the Granary Cafe in Sunshine and will be again this year. The exhibitions mainly feature the work of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students and sometimes , local artists as well.

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What does Gallery Sunshine Everywhere do?

The purposes of Gallery Sunshine Everywhere are to promote engagement with art-making and art education among pre-primary, primary and secondary school students and their schools and families, and business and the broader community of the Western suburbs of Melbourne, through:-

(a) exhibiting and valuing the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

(b) celebrating the talents of young artists and enabling community access to the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary students.

(c) extending the involvement of families, schools, business and the broader community with youth oriented art activities.

(d) increasing community understanding of the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

(e) developing art-focussed partnerships with schools and other organizations.

(f)  mentoring young and emerging artists.  

(g) undertaking collaborative projects to raise the status, accessibility and visibility of visual arts for young people in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.


Engage schools, families, business and the broader community with the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

Exhibit the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

Value the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

Celebrate the talents of young artists.

Extend involvement of families, schools, business and the broader community with youth oriented art based activities.

Enable access to the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary students.

Increase understanding of the art of pre-primary, primary and secondary school students.

Develop partnerships with schools and other organisations.

Mentor young and emerging artists.


Gallery Sunshine Everywhere has five strands

Strand one: SCHOOLS

  1. 1.Gallery Sunshine Everywhere coordinates at least five curated exhibitions each year in Sunshine in Melbourne’s west.

  2. 2.There are no costs to families or schools for Strand One. Grants and Sponsorship are always welcome to support each of the exhibitions. We collect the work, frame and hang it on the walls at the Granary Cafe, organise opening events there for students, families and friends and return the work at the end of each exhibition.

  3. 3.Gallery Sunshine Everywhere liaises with all schools that register for each exhibition and selects work for exhibition and for the on line Art Gallery on this web site:

  4. 4. All work is photographed and added to the on line Art Gallery on this site.

  5. 5. The work selected for exhibition is framed or otherwise prepared for exhibition

  6. 6. Each exhibition period of three or four weeks commences with an official opening

  7. 7. An identifying card listing the artist’s first name, year level and school is displayed with each art work

  8. 8. Where enquiries are made about purchasing  (framed or unframed) any work on display,
    Gallery Sunshine Everywhere follows up with schools, families and potential buyers.


Strand two: FAMILIES

Gallery Sunshine Everywhere accepts commissions from families to provide an artist to develop an innovative art work with the family for display in the family home.


Strand three: WORK

Gallery Sunshine Everywhere accepts  commissions from workplaces to develop murals and/or individual art works for display in the office, factory, foyer or  staff room

  1. by framing and displaying the work of children of employees and

  2. by providing artists to conduct workshops with children of employees.


Strand four: COMMUNITY DISPLAY

Gallery Sunshine Everywhere maintains the  on line Art Gallery on this web site and responds to enquiries to exhibit work included there in other places (always in consultation with artists, families and schools), eg. several pieces have been selected for inclusion in Brimbank Council publications.


Strand five: PRODUCTION and PROJECTS

Gallery Sunshine Everywhere produces  a set of cards at the end of each year, featuring examples of work exhibited during the year ((always in consultation with artists, families and schools with 80% of funds from card sales being returned to schools). Click here to see information about 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013 cards. Gallery Sunshine Everywhere collaborates  with various community organizations to undertake a range of projects each year.  The 2014 News Report included below outlines the 2014 collaborative projects with groups including Brimbank Council, AMES, SAIL, Victoria University, Inspiring KIds to Create Primary Art Program, Diversity and Disability Art Group, Sunshine Rotary and the CASS Foundation.

Contact:  

Maureen Ryan  

Gallery Sunshine Everywhere   

PO Box 5203  Burnley, Vic 3121  Australia 


(T) +61 3 9428 6070 

(M)  0412 218 974     

Email: mryan@gallerysunshine.com