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Connecting community through Art

  • 20 Aug 2022
  • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Long John Pickles
  • 25


  • Special price for members. BONUS offer: You can bring two non-members at membership prices.

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Connecting community through Art

Samara Cunningham has recently featured on the front cover of the 2021 Spring edition of Gippslandia with an article of her Regional Arts Australia Fellowship . Enjoy the energetic and creative Samara as we jump into her community projects. 

Samara Cunningham          

Samara Cunningham is a Community Arts Practitioner, Producer, and Artistic Director of (it’s no) drama. Her career has focused on creating accessible and equitable arts experiences for participants and audiences in Australian cities and regional areas.

Samara is a 2021 Regional Arts Australia Fellowship recipient for her project, Learning From Others for Others. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) as well as a Graduate Diploma in Education (Dance/Drama). She combines her artistic and teaching skills to create inclusive learning environments that draw on participants knowledges and experiences.

Sarah Parkes

Based in Fish Creek Victoria, Sarah Parkes has been practicing under Smalltown, a multi-faceted art and design practice, for over 15 years. Exclusively working with knots and rope, she has completed large scale interior installations and bespoke product design for a diverse range of commercial and private clients around Australia and overseas. Previously her work has been inspired by response to space however a move to the country has seen a shift in focus and influences. Now residing and working on a 40 acre farm, Sarah is intent on pushing her practice further with a renewed sense of wonder and possibility.

We invite both men and women to attend.

Why not come earlier and visit the following galleries?



Celia Rosser Gallery

1791 Meeniyan-Promontory Rd, Fish Creek

Stephani Hilltop Gallery

39 Keanes Rd, Fish Creek

Wallace & Wallace Sculpture & Photography

Ride the Wild Goat

Little Oberon

Alison Lester Gallery

The Handmaker’s Store

All on Falls Rd, Fish Creek.

 Our Venue

 Long John Pickles

2 Old Waratah Rd, Fish Creek

Tickets - $45 Members, $60 Non-Members

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