Don't Dis my Ability - An Artist's Journey to learn stone carving

By Dudley Arthouse

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Don't Dis My Ability An Artist's Journey To Learn Stone Carving

Project 2014-05-01 15:40:26 +1200

Paul Moat is a disabled artist who accesses Dudley Arthouse. Dudley Arthouse is a vocational service run by Idea services (IHC) and supports disabled artists to access the arts and a working studio, gallery experience environment. 

Paul is an emerging artist based in the Hutt Valley and works in the medium of paint and mixed media and has recently discovered a passion for stone carving.  Late last year paul attended a stone carving class at The Learning Connexion - International School of Art and Creativity (TLC) in Taita, Lower Hutt as the dudley arthouse environment is not suitable for carving, he decided he wanted to learn more.

Paul thrived in this creative environment and had access to process's and tools he generally can't access and successfully carved a sculpture with minimal support.  Paul would love to attend a casual class at the Art School to focus on developing his stone carving skills and be in an environment that encourages and embraces creativity and exploration with other ableminded artists.

Paul works hard to achieve his goals and as his support staff we really want to help him to reach his goal/dream of going to art school.  Paul was selected as a finalist in the IHC Art Awards in 2013 for his sculptural replication of the "rovers return" made out of 4000 matchsticks - he has a determination to succeed in his abilties rather than focusing on his disability.

We are looking to raise $750 to pay for Paul to attend a terms stone carving class at The Learning Connexion to cover his class fees, a block of oamaru stone and some files, Paul has limited finances but has come up with some creative ways to reward pledgers through his artwork and skills.  Our hope is that Paul can work side by side with other artists and share and generate ideas to develop his body of work with the mind to eventually enrol on the certificate in art and creativity program that TLC offers to gain a tertiary qualification.

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Thanks for your support so far

05/06/2014 at 1:09 PM

Reward gifts I have been making : )

A big thank you to everyone that has supported my project and made pledges or shared my page.  We are on the countdown now to the last few weeks of the project and I have been working hard on making all my rewards - I am also quite busy getting my IHC Art Award entry finished so it is busy times.

If you can continue to support me by telling your friends and contacts about my project I would really appreciate it as with your help I am halfway to reaching my goal.  Thanks again for all your support.

 

    Pledgers 17

    Scott Miller
    2014-06-17 11:19:31 +1200
    Steven Thomson
    2014-06-16 10:47:10 +1200
    Judy Murphy
    2014-06-12 08:47:47 +1200
    Stephanie Pearce
    2014-06-11 18:28:05 +1200
    Jessamy
    2014-06-09 09:04:26 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-06-07 21:50:27 +1200
    Christine Brennan
    2014-06-05 23:52:21 +1200
    Eva Walker
    2014-06-05 13:27:22 +1200
    NIck
    2014-05-26 09:19:34 +1200
    peter ammunson
    2014-05-21 18:09:48 +1200
    Rachel Cooper
    2014-05-21 18:02:30 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-05-19 14:02:21 +1200
    Diane Miller
    2014-05-17 16:46:04 +1200
    Erryn Willcox
    2014-05-16 10:06:28 +1200
    Sandra
    2014-05-15 11:56:23 +1200
    Maureen Fowler
    2014-05-14 16:19:21 +1200
    Dudley Arthouse
    2014-05-14 08:45:03 +1200

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    Don't Dis My Ability An Artist's Journey To Learn Stone Carving

    Project 2014-05-01 15:40:26 +1200

    Paul Moat is a disabled artist who accesses Dudley Arthouse. Dudley Arthouse is a vocational service run by Idea services (IHC) and supports disabled artists to access the arts and a working studio, gallery experience environment. 

    Paul is an emerging artist based in the Hutt Valley and works in the medium of paint and mixed media and has recently discovered a passion for stone carving.  Late last year paul attended a stone carving class at The Learning Connexion - International School of Art and Creativity (TLC) in Taita, Lower Hutt as the dudley arthouse environment is not suitable for carving, he decided he wanted to learn more.

    Paul thrived in this creative environment and had access to process's and tools he generally can't access and successfully carved a sculpture with minimal support.  Paul would love to attend a casual class at the Art School to focus on developing his stone carving skills and be in an environment that encourages and embraces creativity and exploration with other ableminded artists.

    Paul works hard to achieve his goals and as his support staff we really want to help him to reach his goal/dream of going to art school.  Paul was selected as a finalist in the IHC Art Awards in 2013 for his sculptural replication of the "rovers return" made out of 4000 matchsticks - he has a determination to succeed in his abilties rather than focusing on his disability.

    We are looking to raise $750 to pay for Paul to attend a terms stone carving class at The Learning Connexion to cover his class fees, a block of oamaru stone and some files, Paul has limited finances but has come up with some creative ways to reward pledgers through his artwork and skills.  Our hope is that Paul can work side by side with other artists and share and generate ideas to develop his body of work with the mind to eventually enrol on the certificate in art and creativity program that TLC offers to gain a tertiary qualification.

    Comments

    Thanks for your support so far

    05/06/2014 at 1:09 PM

    Reward gifts I have been making : )

    A big thank you to everyone that has supported my project and made pledges or shared my page.  We are on the countdown now to the last few weeks of the project and I have been working hard on making all my rewards - I am also quite busy getting my IHC Art Award entry finished so it is busy times.

    If you can continue to support me by telling your friends and contacts about my project I would really appreciate it as with your help I am halfway to reaching my goal.  Thanks again for all your support.

     

      Scott Miller
      2014-06-17 11:19:31 +1200
      Steven Thomson
      2014-06-16 10:47:10 +1200
      Judy Murphy
      2014-06-12 08:47:47 +1200
      Stephanie Pearce
      2014-06-11 18:28:05 +1200
      Jessamy
      2014-06-09 09:04:26 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-06-07 21:50:27 +1200
      Christine Brennan
      2014-06-05 23:52:21 +1200
      Eva Walker
      2014-06-05 13:27:22 +1200
      NIck
      2014-05-26 09:19:34 +1200
      peter ammunson
      2014-05-21 18:09:48 +1200
      Rachel Cooper
      2014-05-21 18:02:30 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-05-19 14:02:21 +1200
      Diane Miller
      2014-05-17 16:46:04 +1200
      Erryn Willcox
      2014-05-16 10:06:28 +1200
      Sandra
      2014-05-15 11:56:23 +1200
      Maureen Fowler
      2014-05-14 16:19:21 +1200
      Dudley Arthouse
      2014-05-14 08:45:03 +1200

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      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 17/06/2014 at 11:19 AM.