Find and express your creative voice with genU Arts!
There’s a wide range of art programs across genU, all designed to help you embrace your creativity and express yourself.
From street art adventures to developing your own painting for an exhibition, there’s something for everyone!
Art Day Programs
genU Participate runs a range of day programs to keep you engaged and build your skills.
All programs, including art sessions, are run by qualified support workers who will help you build your confidence and your skills. The group art programs offer a social group and community atmosphere to engage with.
You can access day programs in a number of locations, including:
- East Geelong
The URB-X program aims to embrace urban culture to create a contemporary artistic adventure. Based out of the Mornington Peninsula, URB-X encourages you to try making and appreciating art in new mediums.
James Street Gallery
If you’re an artist with a disability looking for an access studio, we’ve got you covered. Come and take advantage of all the facilities that the studio has to offer. The studio is staffed by qualified and practising artists who will give you the autonomy to work independently while offering a helping hand when needed.
Whether your passion is drawing, painting, fine art printing, ceramics, or papier mache, they’ll be something for you at James Street Gallery.
Plus, the gallery is open to the public. So, come and have a peek at the wonderful works on display.
Learn more about James Street Gallery.
The artX Exhibition
artX is an exhibition and competition that embraces diversity, inclusion and celebrates amazing talent. The exhibition is run every year in locations across Victoria and features artworks by artists who identify as living with disability or mental health challenges.
Individual competitions are run in Colac, Warrnambool, the Mornington Peninsula and Geelong.
In 2020 the exhibition was virtual — click here to see all the artworks.