Zart Incursions We offer a range of hands-on workshops and free presentations to explore a variety of media, techniques, ideas & inspiration. These sessions are suitable for teacher groups and secondary students, and are conducted in the comfort of your own school. Contact Colleen on 03 9890 1867 for conditions, quotes and more information about our Workshop Incursions & Free Zart Consultant Services. Client Requested Workshops | Free Materials & Techniques Presentations | Meet Our Consulations | Bookings Client Requested Workshops Client Requested Workshops (CRW) are often requested by regional leaders, principals, curriculum co-ordinators and heads of faculty for a group of their staff, senior students, or network group. These workshops are tailor-made to suit the specific needs of your group. Durations vary from a full day to after school hours workshops. Here are a few examples of the types of workshop incursions most often requested: Staff/Network Groups Art & Mindfulness Team Building Displays Planning Art Programs Skill Development Program Themes (ie: Book Week / Linking Art & Literacy Senior Students Art & Mindfulness Copic Markers Artist Books & Journals Mixed Media Printmaking Textiles FREE Materials & Techniques Presentations Our consultants are available to come to your school/organisation to present products, materials, ideas & inspiration. These presentations generally involve one of our consultants coming out to meet with your staff, team, group or senior students to present their folio of work, discussing various products and techniques used, as well and ideas and inspiration. And best of all – they’re totally free of charge! Ideal inspiration for staff meetings and senior students preparing to enter VCE folio subjects to help motivate them on their creative journey! Here are a few examples of the types of free presentations most often requested: Staff / Network Groups Introduction to Art Materials Product & Technique Demonstrations (ie: Wet Felting, Thermal Copiers etc.) Students Senior Students: Introduction to Art Materials & Techniques Junior Students: Ideas & Inspiration for school fete’s & fundraiser activities Meet Our Art Consultants Our Art Consultants are available to visit schools and educational facilities assisting in product knowledge, curriculum advice, activities and updates on new materials. They are available all-year-round to come and see you at your school at a time that suits you best, for as little as 15 minutes or up to an hour. And there is absolutely no cost involved in having a consultant come to meet with you! So if you have some free / planning time and are looking for some help or advice, or just some new ideas & inspiration – call Colleen (03 9890 1867) to arrange a free consultation with our Zart Consultants! Here are a few examples of the types of free consultations most often requested: Setting up a new Art Room Tips & Advice for new art teachers Introduction to Art Materials & Techniques Inspiration & Ideas Programme Planning Preparing for an Art Show Displays Nic Plowman – Zart Education Manager Nic is an experienced educator and nationally represented practicing artist. He has integrated his art practice and teaching for over 15 years, working across the education and community sectors as a teacher, program facilitator, arts coordinator, technician and academic. Nic is a graduate from the University of Southern Queensland and QUT in Visual Arts and Education, winning the university’s Parvis Nikdin Prize for outstanding achievement in studio practice. Nic is renowned for his striking and dynamic figurative work and his painting is often distinguished by strong compositions and superb draughtsmanship. He has exhibited throughout Australia and has been a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Duke Prize, the Sunshine Coast Art Prize for three consecutive years. He was also a finalist in the London Calling Exhibition, Scream London Gallery, and is a two times finalist in the Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship. His work is held in many public and private collections both in Australia and internationally. Tania Di Berardino – Art Specialist Tania Di Berardino has a Bachelor of Fine Art and is a practising Artist; she has worked with Zart Art for ten years as a consultant and workshop facilitator. Tania has conducted workshops with primary, secondary and early year’s teachers as well as students and fellow artists. Tania’s focus when running a workshops is to encourage participants to explore and discover, things about art, materials and more importantly about themselves. She is also a member of the Paper Makers of Victoria and has organized and exhibited in a range of different art shows. Tahlia Megele – Art Specialist Tahlia has experience teaching in year levels from foundation through to year 11. She has taught in a variety of subject areas including Visual Art, Visual Communication, Wood Technology, Food Technology and Physical Education in public and independent schools. Tahlia has also worked in a not for profit art gallery coordinating educational workshops for schools and organisations, as well as assisting in art exhibitions. With a specialisation in sculpture Tahlia aims to bring new and exciting ideas into the art curriculum. Tahlia is able to assist teachers with product demonstrations, lesson planning, curriculum planning and exhibition of student work. Bookings Bookings: Please phone Colleen on 03 9890 1867 for conditions and costs associated with each session and to arrange a date and time that best suits. Available for Metropolitan Melbourne and Geelong schools only unless a suitable arrangement can be negotiated for country Victorian schools. Workshops approximately 1-2 hour duration. Also available for student free days, faculty meetings or after school hours.