In honour of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation, Richmond Wellbeing and Aboriginal Elders Uncle Albert and Aunty Irene McNamara were joined by the Deputy Premier; Minister for Health, Mental Health – Hon. Roger Cook MLA, to officially launch The Art of Wellbeing, on Tuesday 18th July 2017 at the Richmond Wellbeing Centre. Guests commented on the amazingly positive vibe throughout the launch of our inaugural Aboriginal art competition, with catering featuring traditional outback flavours and ingredients.
Catch our successful launch event on Channel 10 News.
Leading Aboriginal services and local community leaders enjoyed traditional dancing, didgeridoo playing and guest artists creating artworks live on the day.
The Art of Wellbeing Competition and Exhibition calls for Aboriginal artists to share their culture by submitting their artistic interpretation of ‘wellbeing’. Richmond has engaged well-known celebrity artist Janine Daddo and highly respected Noongar artist Wendy Hayden to be part of this unique project. They will play a major part in the judging process and also give their time to the overall winner by offering a formal mentoring program.
Find out more about the Art of Wellbeing at www.rw.org.au/the-art-of-wellbeing