Link Housing is one of the oldest not-for-profit community housing providers in NSW having been formed in 1983. Link now manages around 1500 homes across Northern Sydney. Link Housing aims to give a compassionate, client-centred service for people who are at risk of homelessness or are unable to afford market-priced private rental in the Sydney region.
One of ITC followers is a Link Housing employee and they alerted us to Link Housing’s Art Exhibition. This Exhibition is all about shining a light on the growing role of community housing.
What A Home Means To You
This is the second year Link Housing will be hosting a community art exhibition. This year the art exhibition is called ‘What a Home Means to You’.
Last year, over forty artists contributed to the exhibition using a range of mediums, including paint, ceramics, and sculpture. The eclectic mix of art and interpretations of the theme encouraged thought and reflection on the importance of a ‘home’.
Link Housing is inviting all artists to submit their artwork, which will be placed on display. You can use any medium you like, as long the work honours the theme: What a Home Means to You.
Why is Link Holding Holding this Exhibition?
As well as bringing the community together, Link Housing hope to shine a light on the growing role of community housing and explore key themes such as affordability and homelessness.
Andrew McAnulty, CEO at Link Housing said.
‘Art can be a wonderful expression of our thoughts and ideas and we encourage the community to take part in this terrific initiative. It is a great opportunity for us to think about the rule ‘home’ plays in our lives.’
How Do You Submit an Entry?
You can find all the entry submission details here. Entries must be submitted by the following dates:
- Warringah Creative space artwork submission deadline: Thursday 15th June 2917; or
- See Street Gallery artwork submission deadline: Friday 23rd June 2017.
Exhibition Dates and Times Warringah Creative Space
- Thursday 22nd June 10 am – 4 pm
- Opening night: Thursday 22nd June 5 pm – 6.30pm
- Friday 23rd June 10 am – 4 pm
- Saturday 24th June 10 am – 4 pm
- Sunday 25th June 10 am – 2 pm
Exhibition Dates and Times See Street Gallery
In collaboration with Ryde Council, the pieces will be on display at:
See St, Meadowbank NSW 2114
- Opening night: 29 June 6pm – 8pm
- 29 June – 8 July 11 am – 4 pm
If you would like to help increase awareness of the vital role community housing plays, get those brushes out or that pottery wheel going and create a masterpiece.
If you have any questions, including how to submit your artwork, please contact: Suzanne Sheerin at Link Housing on (02) 9412 5104.
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