At-Home Art Activities with artist Jan Ward!

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Area: Mackay Region
Published: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Current Project


Join local award winning artist Jan Ward in her home-based studio as she shares simple ideas for creating artworks from collections!

This online activity is open from May 27 to June 12, 2020.


From her home-based studio Mackay artist Jan Ward shares how to create simple art works from collected items.

Due to the temporary closure of Artspace Mackay we are excited to bring you our Artspace Mackay 'At-Home Art for Everyone' program.

Inspired by Artspace Mackay's current exhibition JamFactory Icon Catherine Truman: no surface holds, local award winning artist Jan Ward has come up with a fun and easy 'collection' based art activity that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy at home. Join in and be inspired by Jan as she shares her ideas on different items you can collect and how to assemble them into your own unique and meaningful art work, you can make it as easy or as complex as you’d like! It’s so easy anyone can do it!

Now YOU'RE inspired it’s time to get started .....

STEP 1: View Jan's Video for handy 'how to' tips for creating your own artworks.

STEP 2: Think about what collections you may already have or what items you might want to start collecting. Like Jan, also visit Artspace Mackay’s current exhibition, JamFactory Icon Catherine Truman: no surface holds online for more inspiration on how artists use collections in their artworks.

STEP 3: Assemble your own unique collection based artwork!

STEP 4: SHARE IT! Photograph your creation and send it to Artspace via the link below!



Area: Mackay Region
Published: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Current Project


Join local award winning artist Jan Ward in her home-based studio as she shares simple ideas for creating artworks from collections!

This online activity is open from May 27 to June 12, 2020.


From her home-based studio Mackay artist Jan Ward shares how to create simple art works from collected items.

Due to the temporary closure of Artspace Mackay we are excited to bring you our Artspace Mackay 'At-Home Art for Everyone' program.

Inspired by Artspace Mackay's current exhibition JamFactory Icon Catherine Truman: no surface holds, local award winning artist Jan Ward has come up with a fun and easy 'collection' based art activity that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy at home. Join in and be inspired by Jan as she shares her ideas on different items you can collect and how to assemble them into your own unique and meaningful art work, you can make it as easy or as complex as you’d like! It’s so easy anyone can do it!

Now YOU'RE inspired it’s time to get started .....

STEP 1: View Jan's Video for handy 'how to' tips for creating your own artworks.

STEP 2: Think about what collections you may already have or what items you might want to start collecting. Like Jan, also visit Artspace Mackay’s current exhibition, JamFactory Icon Catherine Truman: no surface holds online for more inspiration on how artists use collections in their artworks.

STEP 3: Assemble your own unique collection based artwork!

STEP 4: SHARE IT! Photograph your creation and send it to Artspace via the link below!