Using This Site

Navigating, joining and using GENERATE

This website has been designed with accessibility in mind, we are working towards best practice accessibility for vision and hearing impaired readers.  Because we are just developing this site, you may have some suggestions for us .. please feel welcome to communicate your experience of using this site to us. With one menu bar and a clear left to right layout, we hope you will learn your way around this site quite easily.

You have the option of viewing the site as a visitor or joining the GENERATE community of users. While we finish building the membership function into the site you can register to join via email ann.mcmahon@belconnenartscentre.com.au  We hope you will join because then you will be able to

  • receive regular newsletters,
  • create an artist or organisation profile
  • access helpful templates and documents to plan your projects
  • refer to other organisations, programs and funding and arts business opportunities

All of these functions are available to you at no cost, as GENERATE is an ACT Community Cultural Inclusion funded website developed for equitable community access.

 

Artists

About Profiles

Artists Profiles

GENERATE artist’s profiles, you can view some examples of artwork and read about each artist here.

Organisation Profiles

GENERATE network profiles, you can view information about arts and disability related organisations here.

Would you like to have a profile here?

If you are an ACT regional artist living with disability or disadvantage we would love to include you on the GENERATE website.  Organisations and services related to arts and/or disability are also encouraged to join this network and share your service information.

You can self manage your profile information whenever you want to!  To get started request a login account by email.

Resources

Here is a list of useful documents to download

Statement by Supplier
This is the form you use when you don’t have an ABN. You submit this with your invoice so that tax is not withheld from your payment. Here is the document link ATO Statement By Supplier . For further explanation see the Reason for not quoting ABN at the ATO website.

Artist Statement
This document will explain what an artist statement is and how to write one. Here is the document link Artist Statement How To

Artist CV
An artists CV is an outline of your artistic career. It shoudl include contact information and chronologically  list your training and your artistic achievements, that is: your exhibitions, published writing, recordings, performances or projects. Your CV should be kept up to date with new listings being add into the document as required. You may also include other headings for professional experience, community activities, awards and media refernces. Here is a link to the CV How To

Pitching Your Songs 
If you are a musician you might find these handy hints useful. Here is the document link Pitching Your Songs

Projects, How To

If you want to go over the basics on putting a project together, this is a great over view document.  There might be some things in here that you have forgotten about, or some points you haven’t considered before. Here is the link Projects How To

 

Features

Register I-Day events for 2015 now!

Are you hosting or arranging an event for the International day of people with Disability?

Add it to the ACT program of I-Day event here.

Contact Ann McMahon at Belconnen Arts Centre for more information on (02 ) 6173 3322 or email here.

Mind the Art – free art workshop

Presented by the Mental Helath Consumer Network for Mental Health Week, this free art workshop at the Griffin Centre on 8 October is an opportunity for people with lived experience of mental illness to come together and contribute to a painting collage that will be publicly displayed.

For more info or to RSVP, phone: 6230 5799 or email actmhcn@actmhcn.org.au

Free to attend/ Everyone welcome

ACT MHCN received a reimbursement grant from the Mental Health Week Committee to assist with this event

Paperworks inclusive programs 2015

Paperworks Inc. fun inclusive paper art/craft sessions start again at:
1. Botanic Gardens (Fridays 1pm-3pm starting Feb 6 – call Barbara for more information on 0416 449 777)
and at
2. Paperworks Inc. Studio,  350 Antill St ,Ted Noffs Foundation (Thursdays 1pm-3pm , starting Feb 5 – phone Kathy for more information on 0451 681 978)
For bookings email canberrapaperworks@gmail.com and follow them on facebook: Paperworks-Inc Canberra

Nancy Tingey Awarded…

For establishing the Painting with Parkinsons program in 1994, Nancy Tingey was recetly acknowledged during the Cheif Ministers Inclusion Awards for her Lifetime Acheivement. Painting with Parkinson’s provides benefits to participants including releif from symptoms, decreased feelings of isolation and depression. Congratulations Nancy and to the team of volunteers, including Kate Sterrenberg, John Pratt, Roberta and others, who have kept the program running for 20 years. To find out how to participate or support his innovative Cnberra program, visit the Painting with Parkinson’s website here.