New alliance Arts West launched, aims to engage with diverse communities and build audiences

 IMAGE: Arts West is an alliance of arts organisations. Pictured at Footscray Arts Centre are from left : Jane Chisholm (Big West), Jessica Tran (100 Story Building), Jade Lillie ( Footscray Community Arts Centre), Andy Howitt (Ausdance Victoria) Liss Grabb (Cohealth Arts Generation) and Georgina Ross (Snuff Puppets).

IMAGE: Arts West is an alliance of arts organisations. Pictured at Footscray Arts Centre are from left : Jane Chisholm (Big West), Jessica Tran (100 Story Building), Jade Lillie ( Footscray Community Arts Centre), Andy Howitt (Ausdance Victoria) Liss Grabb (Cohealth Arts Generation) and Georgina Ross (Snuff Puppets).

Bridie Byrne, Maribyrnong Leader [July 22, 2014]

THE arts community in the west has come together for the first time to cement their place among Melbourne’s arts scene.

Arts West will see nine arts organisations sharing marketing and professional development activities with the aim of collectively raising their profile, building audiences and expanding commercial opportunities.

The organisations are 100 Story Building, Ausdance Victoria, Big West, Snuff Puppets, The Substation, Cohealth Arts Generator, Western Edge Youth Theatre, Footscray Community Arts Centre and the Women’s Circus.

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