The Business Side of Arts - Public Art

Past Event

The Business Side of Arts: Public Art

1 February 2024 | Vancouver Arts Centre

Please join us for Public Art, workshop 9 of The Business Side of Arts workshops at the Vancouver Arts Centre on Thursday 1 February from 5.30pm - 7.30pm. Registrations essential.

Public Art

An introduction to public art commissions, including:

  • What is public art and why should you get involved?
  • How to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for the best chance of success
  • What will you need to do if you are successful with your EOI?
  • Common pitfalls and things to understand
  • Legalities

Workshop presented by City of Albany Visual Arts Officer, Indra Geidans, along with local specialist arts facilitator (TBC).

In her role as Visual Arts Officer for City of Albany, Indra manages the Town Hall Gallery and Vancouver Arts Centre exhibition program development and delivery (including exhibition curation), Town Hall Gallery coordination, Artwork in the Public Domain approvals and processes, and Town Hall Gallery education and public programs.

Indra Geidans graduated from Curtin University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Education (Secondary Art) and in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art - Printmaking). She has held 14 solo exhibitions and exhibited both nationally and internationally in Germany, Switzerland and Latvia. Indra has been a practicing visual artist for 30 years and her work can be found in many local and Government collections including the Art Gallery of WA, Edith Cowan University, University of Western Australia and the Federal Law Courts of Australia.


The Business Side of Arts is a series of professional development workshops designed to equip local artists and creatives with the business, marketing and practical skills required to support their success as an arts practitioner. Workshops will be delivered by Albany Business Centre, local specialist arts practitioners and City of Albany Arts & Culture team staff.

This project is supported by DLGSC’s Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning Grants Program.

Cost: $10 per workshop

Registrations: Book online via Eventbrite or call Vancouver Art Centre on 6820 3740

View The Business Side of Arts full workshop program here

More info: Donna Cameron, Cultural Development Officer - 6820 3851 / [email protected]

Event Details

Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Vancouver Arts Centre, 85 Vancouver Street, Albany

Cost: $10 - Bookings essential through Eventbrite

Category: General

Type: General

Audience: All Ages


Organisation: City of Albany - Arts and Culture

Phone: 08 6820 3740

Email: [email protected]

Event Date(s)

  • Thursday 1st February 2024

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