A.R.C Arts Revolution Collective
The story of the project
We are a group of fifty – plus artists, crafters and environmental warriors seeking to establish a space for all kinds of arts and crafts, sustainable thinking and production, a collective to share ideas, produce and sell all kinds of handmade wares, as well as offering a variety of services to the local community.
We all have a unique set of skills and offer a huge range of services both through freelance work and directly from our shop.
Our current goal is to find a space that will consist of studios in which we produce our wares that we sell at front of house, along with coffee and home-made organic seasonal food.
From our base we will also offer large scale and specialist printing, hand crafting and manufacturing, a wide variety of workshops and lessons; and also act as an artistic hotspot in which the community and thus broader world can enjoy.
We encourage collaboration and skill sharing, and have a lot of our own equipment, this allows for a massive variety of goods to be offered and leads to the creation of some really unique and amazing items.
We already have a good variety of freelance artists offering skills in puppet making, graphic design, mural painting, photography, tattooing, organic home made catering, landscaping and gardening, spirituality and politics, software, games, electronics …just to name a few.
We are a new collective and are looking to grow, to reach out to other like minded groups and create a strong community that can make a real difference in Ballarat and beyond.
How the funds will be used
embroidery machine $800,
vinyl cutter and plotter $1,200
heat rollers $5,500
Should we exceed the amount required to purchase the above further funds will be spent to install and establish a kitchen within the studio. should we really exceed target then we can purchase some commercial space outright for all to use now and for the use of future generation artists
Some of my other work