Indulge and Inspire 2016

Inspire and Indulge Far North Coast

VADEA NSW is proud to invite Visual Arts teachers in the Far North Coast to participate in a professional development opportunity. The first Inspire and Indulge for 2016

Venue + Date

On Friday, the 8th of April Murwillumbah High School will host the first VADEA Regional Inspire professional development day for visual arts teachers in regional areas in 2016. This is an opportunity to exchange resources, new ideas, programs and learning strategies for teaching Visual Arts, Visual Design and Photographic and Digital Media.


The focus of Regional Inspire is Stage 4 to Stage 6.The program format will include a series of short presentations from Wendy Ramsay (Regional Support Officer VADEA NSW, Lecturer, School of Education, Faculty Arts and Social Sciences UTS) Bev Cooke and Jodi Mackenzie (Visual Arts Teachers, Murwillumbah High School), Tracey Gee (Visual Arts Teacher Banora Point High School), Karen Preston (Visual Arts Teacher, Byron Bay High School), Jodi Ferrari (Education and Audience Development Officer, Tweed Regional Gallery and MOAC) and Dr Lexi Cutcher (Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Southern Cross University) with resource demonstrations from S and S Wholesale and Eckersleys. Presentations will address the dissemination of knowledge, understanding and skills in the making and the critical and historical study of visual arts informed by practice, the conceptual framework and the frames.


Indulge is a free VADEA event aimed at bringing VADEA members together to ‘indulge’ in an informal afternoon of art, listen to specialist speakers and make new professional contacts in a collegial atmosphere. The Indulge program will include artist presentations by Kirsten Coelho and Hobie Porter and a tour of the Margaret Olley Art Centre

Refreshments will be provided so please indicate whether you have any dietary requirements.

Program and Registration

For more information, contact details and booking form you can download the Program or book online. Please indicate if you will be joining us for the paid and or free portions of the day. Registration closes on the 6th of April.

We look forward to seeing you at the first Inspire and Indulge for 2016.