HORSE DRAWN ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM


  • Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Highway Midland, WA, 6056 Australia

In the lead up to the HORSE DRAWN exhibition, senior artists take up residency in the Midland Junction Arts Centre studios for up to 6 weeks. Artists renowned for their technique examine line, tone, texture, structure and movement through workshops with local school students, artists and the community.

 

ROSS POTTER | March to April

During his residency Ross has created a life-size drawing exploring proportion and rendering techniques to capture the texture and feel of horses. Whilst creating his huge portrait of ‘Thunder’ Ross also ran a series of workshops at Midland Junction Ross teaching people of all ages the art of drawing horses including children, school students, adults, people with disability and seniors.

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STEVEN AITON | April to June

In workshops for schools, children and adults Steven Aiton shares some secrets of stop-motion animation and the historical significance of the zoetrope while exploring the characteristics and movement of horses. During his workshops participants develop a short-story and create an animated film using mobile technology, ipads, recycled materials, paper and drawing materials. The short films will be displayed during the HORSE DRAWN exhibition.