Teens Art Club

Teenagers doing art and craft

The Teens Art Club was an initiative of St Marys Corner Community and Cultural Precinct which was invitingpartnerships with community and cultural organisations to develop and promote diverse creative programs for young people.

Since 2011 this initiative has hosted, facilitated and developed exciting programs for children age 12 - 22 in collaboration with West Words, Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), South Sudanese community, Magnetic Places at Penrith City Council and others.

Jewellery for Beginners with Rosalie Thompson was a memorable workshop for young people facilitated by Penrith City Library Children's Holiday program in 2013. Participants learned about where to start with jewelery making - from basic techniques to creating necklaces, earrings and bracelets all in their own jewellery style. Image courtesy of Penrith City Library.

Project updates

Circus Arts - Aerial Acrobatics and Juggling

16 August 2015

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Circus Arts - Aerial Acrobatics and Juggling was a pilot project developed through a series of creative workshops at Don Bosco Youth and Recreation Centre St Marys from March to July 2015.

Street Dreams St Marys

31 May 2012

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Street Dreams St Marys was a free creative program for young people living in Penrith area developed with local musician Abaker Malek - rapper (Masta One) in partnership with Aweil Association of NSW (representing part of South Sudanese local community).

Optics Stories

28 April 2011

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Two teenage girls comparing artwork

Free mixed media workshops for young people living in Penrith area with local digital media artist Eddie Abd – illustrator, painter and digital storyteller, and Iraqi-Canadian artist-in-residence Sundus Abdul Hadi – painter, visual and multimedia artist.