Pavement art workshops
and public participation events...
Ulla's fun and educative public
workshops serve the full spectrum of the community, and they are great
activities in schools and at festivals!
Pavement Art workshops and collaborative,
community artworks can be structured for casual "drop-in" or intensive involvement for children,
youth, and adults.
Ulla has worked at many
display art in-situ whilst talking to school groups, including-Methodist Ladies College, Mount Scopus College, Catholic
Regional College, Sienna College, Geelong College.
A great activity during Art Week to inspire students...
Ulla has a Diploma of Education (secondary
Art/Craft), a Working with Children check, and over 20 years experience
designing and conducting art workshops.
Ulla also runs workshops in pavement art for youth and
Damon finishing up his third
drawing at the Newcastle Livesites Pavement art workshop October 2005
Royal Melbourne Z00 - Frog Week
Pavement art workshops have been
the highlight of many events including: Melbourne Museum
The Big Draw 05 and Children's Week 2009, Royal Zoological Gardens of Melbourne
Garden Weeks Zoo Month, Frog Week and Mission Australia Family Day, Christchurch's Sidewalk Art Project
1997-2000, and World Buskers' Fest Kids days, Mt Gambier's Blue Lake
Festival, Deniliquin youth week 2004, Canberra Multicultural Festival, Albury Applause Festival, Streetworks Melbourne Pavement Art Festival.
The Chalk Horse - of Scone
Known as Australia's horse capital, this workshop was
designed accordingly as part of the Horse Festival, and enthusiastically
coloured by St Mary's students
Ulla's workshop events can
be tailored to your needs.
From Frog Rivers to Horse
festivals and Cherry Weeks, Ulla's popular workshops range from small group
work, to major multi-day events, including formats such as:
The Rainbow Serpent, weaving its colourful
way down the pavement, coloured in by everyone who wants to join in..
The (con)Temporary Gallery, comprising of a multitude of
The World Family, linking hands
along the street and embellished by workshop participants..
The Forest Workshop which explores
the idea of biodiversity.
The Big Draw, a giant pencil
coloured in by hundreds..
Melbourne Museum Big Draw 2005
Produced as a part of Drawing Australia program, the
Museum won an Innovation Award
from the Vice Chancellor at Macquarie University for this program.
school groups, and the public, contributed to this major public artwork.
Children sketched items from the museum collection, and had a talk about
pavement art before working on the pavement, in public. Many hundreds of
pictures were drawn over the week-long program. Workshop designed and
produced by Ulla and assisted by Chalk Circle and museum staff. This
Giant Boomerang - with animal designs
at Moomba Chalk the Walk Melbourne.
Designed by Ulla for Chalk the Walk's workshop program at
Art Play during Moomba festival, many school groups and the public came to
draw. It's very rare to get such a great big space to use, without
fear of inundation from crowds (we were on the car park roof at Federation
Square) . This has been my largest
community workshop design, over about 300square metres.
|Pavement art workshops can offer your school or
A great contemporary artwork
A fun learning activity
Skills in cooperative group work
Skills in self expression, communication and empowerment.
Immediate and visible achievement- at your feet.
An insight to professional practice and
art working techniques.
Chalking it up for World Aids Day - adults produced major
artworks relating to World Aids day after a pavement art
workshop in St Kilda, 1992.
High school students in Murray Bridge, S.A., were featured in this
article after an intensive pavement art workshop in 1995.
Sidewalk Art Project, Class of 2000
Bev, Peter, Ulla, Jenny and Diana of Chalk Circle with a group
of our workshop participants at the Arts Centre Christchurch,
CHAWK art group NZ was formed as a result of this
workshop and I have since had the honour to work with my former students
as professionals in my 2002 NZ tour.
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|Pavement Art workshops can be used;-
In the local community to focus on important issues...
in the park, and
at the local shopping centre,
In the school to combine art working with...
Art Week or Fete, and