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Orange ELF: Community Workshop with artist Ronda Sharpe

Sun 21 April at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Orange City Council is pleased to announce its involvement in the 2024 community art exhibition and competition called WASTE 2 ART with the theme Year of Packaging.

The project will be run in four stages beginning with community workshops, then a local exhibition and competition, which will lead into a Regional Exhibition to be held August 2024 at Parkes.

Community workshops will be held at the Environmental Learning Facility (ELF) at the Orange Showground (enter via Leeds Parade).

Local artist Ronda Sharpe will be facilitating this workshop. Ronda’s own artwork is predominantly in fibre and weaving, contemporary works that represent Wiradjuri cultural artefacts, Country, language and ‘Yindayamarra’ (respect) for Mother Earth. Ronda enjoys working in community, helping people represent their own story using a variety of materials.

Families, individuals, and community groups Workshop – Sunday 21 April 2024 from 9am—12noon at the Orange ELF, Showground.

Come along and share ideas, individuals and groups are welcome. If you have an idea of what you want to do already, take advantage of this opportunity to gain some advice on how to go about it.

Each year a specific waste item will be featured, this year is The Year of Packaging. That doesn’t mean that you have to use this material in your artwork but we want to raise awareness each year of one particular problem waste stream.

The workshop will be offered free of charge to anyone who lives in the Orange District. Entry to the local Waste 2 Art Exhibition and Competition is free.

For further information please contact Monica Engel on 6393 8120.


Sun 21 April
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Environmental Learning Facility (ELF)
233 Phillip Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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