Artsource PD: Intro. to Public Art Masterclass


Join Artsource & experienced public artists, Alister Yiap & Rick Vermey, for this Introduction to Public Art Masterclass, tailored purposefully to the delivery of public art in Perth & throughout WA.

In Brief
  • Courses: Visual Arts
  • Type: For Adults
In Detail

Are you an artist interested in participating, or already practising public art? This introduction to the public art commissioning process, is designed to help you transition from a studio-based practice to one that incorporates and skillfully navigates public art and its processes.

Over two days of workshops, you will be guided through the various stages of delivering public artworks including site visits and one-on-one instruction. Alister Yiap, Rick Vermey and Artsource Art Consultants, Katherine Wilkinson and Paul Parin, will focus on the preparation and delivery of professional concept and design, provide understanding of commission agreements, and discuss in-depth examples of the fabrication and installation stages.


Day 1: Introduction to Public Art & EOI Development

Saturday 5 August 2017, 10am to 4pm

Participants will receive a broad introduction to public art relative to West Australian public art and local government policies. Participants will be guided by Artsource art consultants and public artist Alister Yiap through developing, preparing and delivering Expressions of Interest (EOIs) and concept documents.


Day 2: Contracts, Design Documentation, Fabrication & Installation

Saturday 26 August 2017, 10am to 4pm

Day 2 of the Public Art Masterclass will take participants through the intricacies and key considerations of design documentation, fabrication and installation. The closing afternoon will feature opportunities for one-on-one feedback and small group workshops with experienced public artist, Rick Vermey.




Please note that the Public Art Masterclass runs over two sessions, Saturday 5 August and Saturday 26 August. You will need to attend both sessions. Light lunch will be provided. Please register online and then send your RSVP along with any dietary requirements to