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Contrast - The Seymour Youth Arts Program

CONTRAST - The Seymour Youth Arts Program

The CONTRAST program included ten young people aged 13-17 who live in Seymour. They received art packs with over $300 worth of free art supplies to use for the duration of the ten week program. These art packs included acrylic paints, calligraphy and clay modelling.

A new art pack was delivered to the participants house every three weeks with the first one delivered on Tuesday August the 25th 2020. CONTRAST kept in contact throughout the nine weeks through a Facebook Group where participants can share tips and tricks they learnt while creating their artwork. They also got the chance to chat with local Seymour artists, to learn how to produce great art and learn about the benefits of art to health and wellbeing.

The program will run from the Tuesday 25 August 2020 until Sunday 25 October 2020, with the art packs delivered as follows:

  • Acrylic Paint Pack
  • Calligraphy Pack
  • Clay Model Pack

In order to receive the next art pack, participants had to have a quick chat with a local healthcare provider from Seymour (Nexus or The Bridge Youth Services) about how they were enjoying the program.

This page was last updated on 21 August 2020.