Are your walls looking especially bare this lockdown?
If the ups and downs of last year weren’t enough to twist your arm into purchasing a few artworks for your home, now is the time to act. Enter Art Incubator’s latest online offering: Living With Art 2021, an initiative that aims to support artists during these less than ideal times while simultaneously enhancing your barren lockdown abode.
Founded by Sydney-based arts philanthropist Teresa Biet in 2014, Art Incubator is a not-for-profit charity that nurtures emerging artists through a grant program that includes a solo exhibition in an established gallery and mentoring in their professional practice. In 2019, they also established Shirlow Street Studios, a creative hub in Marrickville that provides subsidised studios for eight artists. So yes, it’s safe to say Art Incubator are doing their bit. Now it’s time to do yours.
Extending on their Covid-19 Art Project of 2020, Living With Art will present the rare opportunity for collectors, supporters and art enthusiasts alike to acquire a selection of artworks from past and present grant recipients and Shirlow Street Studio artists at the too-good-to-be-true price of just $950. Even better, 100% of the proceeds will be going directly to the artists. With a stellar line-up that includes the likes of Matt Bromhead, Will Cooke, Alice Couttoupes, Fernando do Campo, Emma Fielden, Stevie Fieldsend, David Griggs, Philjames, Eunjoo Jang, Tom Keukenmeester, Anna May Kirk, Nadia Odlum, Izabela Pluta, Georgia Saxelby and Tim Silver, chances are these works won’t last long.
Living with Art 2021 will launch on the Art Incubator website on Tuesday 10 August 2021 at 12 pm and draw to a close on Friday 20 August 2021 at 6 pm. Our suggestion? Get in quick and do something nice for yourself that’s equally as beneficial for the artists who we love to see thriving, particularly when times are tough.
For more visit artincubator.com.au