Call out to cape-to-cape visual artists
With Capecare Dunsborough nearing completion and the focus moving to interior finishes, Margaret River Region visual artists are invited to add their creative flair to the new fully integrated aged care facility.
Capecare will acquire a number of works from local artists to be displayed throughout the residential care building’s internal spaces for residents, their families, visitors, staff and the local community to enjoy. A self-guided art tour will be created through Capecare Dunsborough via a booklet with information on the artists, their stories, and images of the works.
Capecare has engaged Arts Margaret River to coordinate the acquisition project and we will assist in the selection, installation and documentation of the artworks. An assessment panel will select the works from artist expressions of interest.
Themes of Collection
In collecting in the various areas, emphasis will be placed on the following themes where relevant —
(1) personal identity as expressed through self-portraits and portraiture
(2) still life
(3) the domestic environment
(4) children and family life
(5) the Southwest environment.
Visual artists from Busselton to Augusta are encouraged to submit proposals by 21 May 2021.
To submit a proposal complete the Art Acquisition form, include a PDF image of your original art work and email completed applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Capecare Dunsborough
The $37.5million Capecare Dunsborough will comprise 21 independent living apartments with a shared Sky Garden rooftop living space; an 80-bed residential care unit offering respite and permanent residential beds, complimentary and allied health services (occupational therapy and physiotherapy), café and landscaped gardens with BBQ area, and a new premises for the Dunsborough CWA. Residents will be part of the community, with easy access to the beach, town centre, post office and country club.
It is due for completion in June 2021.
The project is made possible thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions fund and State Government’s Regional Aged Care Accommodation Program.
Capecare has been established for 60 years and is a not-for-profit and independent community organisation, existing to serve the needs of people in the Capes Region.