Belconnen Art Centre Inclusion Award
Artists living with disability will be celebrated through CAPO’s Belconnen Arts Centre Inclusion Award, to be presented at CAPO’s annual fundraising Auction and Awards event. This award category, supported by the Community Arts and Cultural Development Program at Belconnen Arts Centre, will provide $2,000 in prize money and an exhibition opportunity.
“Disability is experienced by nearly one in five members of our community. This award aims to enhance social inclusion, provide participants with a means to express themselves and share their personal stories, creative visions, talents and passions with the broader community” says Ann McMahon, Creative Program Officer at Belconnen Arts Centre.
The Belconnen Arts Centre Inclusion Award delivers financial support and an exhibition opportunity to a Canberra artist living with disability. The award is open to artists practicing in visual arts and identifying as living with physical, sensory or intellectual disability or as having experienced mental health issues.
As part of the description in the “Project Details” section of the application form, applicants must outline their proposed exhibition For example, it may be used for an exhibition including anticipated number of works and mediums.