VOTE FOR ARTS WEST: Building a stronger Artistic community in the West

Arts West will presenting a suite of Professional Development opportunities for Artists in 2019.

Arts West believe arts and culture plays a significant role in framing the next generation of community engagement, health, well-being and cohesion. By supporting Artists, you are helping to build a stronger community through deeper emotional and cultural connections.

Arts West are raising funds for a suite of professional development workshops in 2019 that will ensure artists are provided with a broad range of opportunities to develop their artistic practice. We need your vote! 

1. Go to
2. Sign up and select Footscray as your location.
3. You’ll be shown a minimum of 30 projects from which you’ll be able to vote for your three favourites.
4. Please select Arts West! Search for 'Arts West: Building a Stronger Artistic Community In The West'
6. Forward this email, Share our Facebook & Instagram posts and let all of your family, friends and work colleagues know that we need their vote.

If successful in this application, Arts West will meet with local artists in late 2018 to determine a series of professional development opportunities that are required for local artists to continues to build a sustainable artistic practice. These opportunities may include Arts and the Law, Mental Health First Aid and well-being and Marketing workshops to name a few.

With an anticipated 32% population growth across the region before 2023, Melbourne’s west is one of Australia’s fastest growing areas with over 130 cultural groups and 150 languages represented.

While focused on supporting Artists in the West, these opportunities are open to all Victorian Artists.