In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021.
The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability.
Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose of the exhibition.
“International Day of People with Disability is all about raising the awareness of disability issues and how we can all contribute to a more inclusive community.
“It’s also an opportunity to recognise the contribution that people with disabilities make to our community and celebrate their wonderful achievements.”
Over 20 entries were received from local artists and makers. The artists who have chosen to do so, will have their artworks for sale with all proceeds going directly to the artist.
“The quality of entries has been wonderful and showcases the range of artistic talent from people across the Highlands,” said Ms Foster.
“Congratulations and thank you to everyone who supported this fabulous exhibition.”
The exhibition will be held at Council’s Civic Centre from Friday 3 December 2021 to Friday 28 January 2022.
The Civic Centre is located at 68 Elizabeth Street in Moss Vale. Opening hours are 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, weekdays.
International Day of People with a Disability (IDPWD) is a United Nations observed day held on 3 December each year.
For more information, visit wsc.nsw.gov.au/Events-Directory/Creating-and-Thriving-Art-Exhibition or phone 4868 0888.