Evolve Development Programme

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The Evolve. development programme, introduced in 2014, runs alongside the City's annual Emerging Artist Award.

In 2017 the City of South Perth will host a variety of low cost workshops and professional development sessions throughout August alongside the Emerging Artist Award. The programme is open to both Award entrants in the early stages of their artistic careers and creatives who are keen to develop their skills. 

The programme creates opportunities for the community to learn from some of the state’s most talented and experienced practising artists and offers a really unique chance for people to get hands-on, practical and theoretical advice from industry leaders and experts. See below for full programme.

Upcoming workshops

Events Listing


The Exquisite Portrait

Pagoda Resort & Spa- Dolphin Room 2 August 2017

Christophe Canato will present a variety of ways to work a portrait using available and studio lighting.

Arts & Culture Education

Introduction to Paper Cut Art

Civic Centre – Reception Room 5 August 2017

Learn how to create a beautiful paper cut artwork in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere.

Arts & Culture Education

Drawing Portraiture

South Perth Library Function Room 10 August 2017

Discover how to draw the human face.

Arts & Culture Education

Creating an Under Painting - Oil Portrait Painting for Beginners

George Burnett Leisure Centre 12 August 2017

This workshop is a great introduction to the basics of oil painting and using oil materials.

Arts & Culture Education

Sculpture from Scrap

Manning Men's Shed 19 August 2017

This event has sold out.

Arts & Culture Education

Conception to Creation

Civic Centre – Reception Room 23 August 2017

The development of visual diaries can have huge benefits in forming and extending personal concepts and ideas, and finding ones authentic self.

Arts & Culture Education

Artist's Application Pack: Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement and Portfolio of Images

Manning Community Hall 26 August 2017

An overview of the industry standard for the professional presentation of an arts practice.

Arts & Culture Education

Brush Lettering

The Cutlery Drawer 31 August 2017

Explore the basics of how to create beautiful hand-drawn typography using your very own Tombow brush pens to take home.

Arts & Culture Education