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STUNNING ABORIGINAL ART FUNDRAISER AT KIDOGO

Posted in aboriginal, art, city of fremantle, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on May 8, 2018

 

 

A fund raising exhibition at Fremantle’s Kidogo Arthouse, in support of Origins Centre, Balingup is a one-off opportunity of acquiring works by leading Australian artists on sale from the private collection of art curator, Christina McGuinness.

STORIES is an exhibition of paintings, prints, sculptures, ceramics and textiles collected from throughout Australia for over thirty years.

It’s only on for 3 days. Opens: 6.30pm on Friday 11 May. Last day is Sunday May 13 where the gallery is open from 11am to 5pm.

This private collection spans over thirty years of interest and love of the first peoples culture and art of this country.. Christina has not only worked in Perth supporting Aboriginal arts/artists in organisations and institutions such as Department for the Arts (now Dept. of Culture & the Arts) and Craftwest (now FORM) but also worked in commercial galleries specialising in Aboriginal art including Dreamtime Gallery and Randall Lane Fine Art.

Over the years she has visited and worked with WA communities Marribank, Warburton, Warakurna, and Waringarri Arts in Kununurra. And interstate to communities that include Papunya, Kintore, Ramingining/Arnhem Land in NT. And also Lockhart River, Weipa and Hope Vale in FNQ where she did marketing work with Hope Vale Arts and met her dear friend, artist Roy McIvor.

Now Christina wants to share most of her collection while supporting a community that is also very close to her heart and personal well-being. *Origins Centre, Balingup will be gifted the entire net proceeds of the sale in support of their Archival & Restoration Program.

Artists include: Paddy Carlton, Shirley Purdie, Lily Karedada, Peter Skipper. Pantjiti Mary McLean, Paddy Fordham Wainburranga, Nancy Petyarre, Anmanari Brown, Charlie Djurdjin, Carol Golding, Edgar Pike, Jane Alimankinni, Nyarrapyi Giles and Roy McIvor.

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REPLANTS RAISES FUNDS FOR PNG SCHOOL TOILETS

Posted in culture, framers, fundraising, western australia by freoview on September 8, 2016

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There is a fundraising exhibition on this Saturday September 10 from 5-8 pm at REPLANTS, 96 Wray Avenue, Fremantle to raise funds to build toilet and washroom facilities at the Ivingoi Provincial School in Papa New Guinea.

Traditional PNG Bilums-string bags and photos will be on sale so pop in and have a look around among all the beautiful grass trees.

Roel Loopers

 

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RECYCLED FASHION SALE TO SUPPORT MALAWI

Posted in clothes, fremantle, fundraising, malawi by freoview on November 4, 2015

Recycles Fashion Sale. Nov 7

There is a big fundraising RECYCLED FASHION SALE on this weekend November 7 and 8 to help rais funds to get an urgently needed shipment of clothing to the people of Monkey Bay in Malawi.

All proceeds raised by the Southern Cross Volunteers will go toward the shipment.

The SALE is on from 10-5 at Anjel MS, 70 High Street, Fremantle, so please buy some clothes and do support it!

Roel Loopers

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SEEDFUND TO ESTABLISH ROOTS FOR MUSICIANS

Posted in fremantle, fundraising, music by freoview on September 29, 2015

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Fremantle artists John Butler started a project in 2005 to help musicians become self-sustainable and that has grown into Seedfund where his partner Mama Kin is also a director.

The organisation has been granted DGR status and can accept donations that are tax deductible, so if you want to support Australian artists from all backgrounds, do consider donating to this project at: http://pozi.be/seedfund

Roel Loopers

ROEL FOR FREO! Beaconsfield Ward. Truly Independent.

Written and authorised by Roel Loopers of 5 Maxwell Street, Beaconsfield 6162.

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CLOTHES SWAP FUNDRAISER FOR NEPAL TODAY!

Posted in clothes, fremantle, fundraising, nepal by freoview on May 22, 2015

Clothes Swap

Come and join the CLOTHES SWAP FOR NEPAL at the Drillhall of the Fremantle Notre Dame University TODAY FROM 4-8 PM!

Sell clothes, buy clothes, get yourself a whole new wardrobe with great designer labels, or just stock up for the fancy dress parties you are going to be part of. It will be fun with music and funds raised will go to support the earthquake victims and Gyuto monks in Nepal.

The Drillhall is at the corner of Croke Lane and Mouat Street near the Esplanade.

Roel Loopers

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BUY NEPAL CONCERT TICKETS FOR MOTHER’S DAY!!!!!!!!!!

Posted in earthquake, fremantle, fundraising, nepal by freoview on May 9, 2015

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There is still time today to buy tickets on-line as a present for Mother’s Day for the for Restoring Nepal concert fundraiser on June 13.

Just click here: http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=52560, pay and book and look after your mum and after the earthquake victims in Nepal. It means you’ll do two good deeds for the price of one and mum will have a great evening at the Fremantle Sailing Club!

Roel Loopers

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