Port Macquarie, New South Wales.

This workshop is designed for emerging artists and focuses on key aspects of their professional development, including:

Navigating Public Art Opportunities:

Exploring the process of applying for public art opportunities, including Expression of Interest (EOI), artist call-outs, and participation in place-making projects.

Project Presentation:

Learning effective techniques for presenting art projects, emphasizing clear communication and impactful visuals.

Costing Mural Projects:

Understanding the financial aspects of mural projects, including budgeting and cost estimation.

Digital Artwork Creation:

Exploring digital tools and techniques for creating artwork, staying relevant in the digital age.

Scaling Artwork:

Developing skills in scaling artwork appropriately for different spaces and projects.

Supporting Narrative Development:

Crafting compelling narratives to accompany and enhance the meaning behind artistic creations.

Personal Branding Presentation:

Building a personal brand as an artist, with a focus on establishing a unique identity and promoting oneself effectively.

Insurance and Workplace Safety:

Understanding the importance of insurance and workplace safety in the artistic field, ensuring a secure and protected working environment.

This comprehensive workshop aims to equip young artists with practical knowledge and skills to thrive in the art world, covering various facets of their professional journey.



Project Date

March 2021

From a lifetime of making Art, Mike’s skill set is broad as is his range of creative influences. His driving passion for creating stemmed from an early love of comic books and cartoons and later developed to the influences of action sports, urban and rural landscapes, people and wildlife, concrete and culture.

Brisbane | Sydney | Canberra | Snowy Mountains

T. +61 421 889 485E. hello@mikeshankster.com