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School Holiday Program - Street Art with Wally Wallwork

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Event description

In this hands on workshop, Wally Wallwork, one of North Queensland's most experienced Aerosol Artists and Youth art workers, will introduce kids to the fun and colourful world of street art. 

Young Artists 10 – 16yrs old are invited to join in with one of North Queensland’s most experienced Aerosol Artists and youth Art workers, Wally Wallwork to explore the fun and colourful world of street art.

Using found objects and stencils and aerosol paint, participants will learn basic skills and techniques used to create, vibrant, dynamic, personalised artworks to take home!

This workshop is for ages 10 - 16 years 

Your facilitator

Dan Wallwork aka Wally, is a Cairns based professional artist and graffiti artist and one of Far North Queensland’s most dynamic and active youth arts workers and a long term creators of art in public, murals and legal street arts.

Honing his graffiti skills in FNQ since the early 1990’s and later helping to shape and pioneering the development of legal aerosol arts in Queensland, Wally has coordinated and completed many of the largest and most recognisable street art and mural projects across the Far North, including Cape York and beyond.  

Through his lifelong passion and determination, Wally has developed a unique arts practice and small business in Cairns, actively sharing and using his skills and artistic vision to promote aerosol art and street art and their growing acceptance of both as contemporary art by the community.

This has included working closely with many local councils to guide policy and deliver hundreds of hands-on aerosol workshops, inspiring thousands of young people and community members all over Queensland. 

Wally regularly works closely with many regional and remote communities to tell their stories by transforming walls, spaces and buildings with vibrant artworks that inspire community pride of and a sense of identity.  

Important info

  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes early 
  • All materials will be provided including PPE Gear
  • The facilitator has requested that your child be the ages 10 - 16 years old.

$30.00 per participant. Limited spots available. Secure your spot by booking through Humanitix. For this workshop Parents are welcome to drop off and pick  up their child after the workshop. 

No refunds can be processed if participants change mind or miss the class.

‌On street parking is available on Greenslopes Street, near the Chinese Friendship Gardens and in front of NorthSite Art Studios.

Image courtesy of the artist.

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