ART AUCTION: Calling all Artists

“Art is not about the expression of talent or the making of pretty things. It is about the preservation and containment of soul. It is about arresting life and making it available for contemplation. Art captures the eternal in the everyday, and it is the eternal that feeds soul – the whole world in a grain of sand.” (Thomas Moore, Care of the Soul) Contact us now to: – Donate all or part proceeds of an artwork of your heart and soul, so that we can build a literal place of heart and soul in the Queens Garden Precinct; –
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Projects of Heart & Soul WA, Inc

We are excited to introduce Projects of Heart & Soul WA, Inc.  This is our new incorporated body, that will steer the continued development of A Place For Hope as it’s first project. Being an incorporated body will enable us to continue to lead the project as we move forward, as well as raise/collect vital funds ourselves. Rotary will remain a major collaborator with us, in raising funds and offering in-kind support. Our first major fundraising event will be an Art Auction, planned for May 2017; which will include over 100 works from emerging artists’, right through to artists’ of
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Earthcare & Safehaven Selected as Designers

In Bunbury, ‘A Place for Hope’ will be a stunning and deeply reflective Garden Labyrinth in the Queens Garden precinct. Due to be built in 2017, the winning design (SAFEHAVEN STUDIOS & EARTHCARE LANDSCAPES) will be revealed soon.  Projects of Heart & Soul WA, Inc. will lead the development of this creative community collaboration. Anyone interested in learning more about becoming involved throughout the implementation phase should make contact with either Carolyn Ngan (carolyn.ngan@westnet.com.au) or Nari Jones (narijones@bigpond.com). Our gratitude to MNG SURVEY for their involvement and to ROTARY for their continued interest in supporting this community project. “When we
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Design Phase – Call for Expressions of Interest

‘A Place for Hope’ Garden Labyrinth is on the map. A small yet beautiful parcel of land in the Queens Garden Precinct has been granted to us, by the City of Bunbury. We are now seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI), from Public Artists, Landscape Designers, Architects and other creative organisations. Please obtain further information and RSVP by 11th March 2016, to Carolyn Ngan via: Carolyn.Ngan@westnet.com.au or phone 0417 930 919 A briefing  on the EOI will be held on Wednesday, 16th March 2016, from 5pm – 6.30pm, at Water’s Edge Function Centre, 42 Cobblestone Drive, Bunbury     “More than
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Hope Grows for Bunbury Garden Labyrinth

It is heartwarming to report that we are making progress and have received support from the Bunbury City Council, for the creation of a Garden Labyrinth in the Queens Garden Precinct, near the Bunbury CBD area. Carolyn Ngan and Nari Jones presented a proposal at an Agenda Briefing Meeting, at the City of Bunbury (CoB) on the 3rd November, which was very well received. We now are in preparation to put together a more detailed proposal that outlines the plan, the structure and the materials that are envisaged. This was further to a presentation at the Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference
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