Artist in Residence Visual Arts

Lyn Ferrall

Contact Details
Ph: 03 9722 1621

Visual Arts Teacher - 20 years
Zart Education Consultant - 3 years
Artist in Residence - Parkmore P.S., Camberwell P.S., Caulfield Grammar
Threads and textiles
Multi media murals
Whole school participation

Preferred Year Levels
Levels Primary P-6

Kelly Gatchell Hartley

Contact Details
Mobile: 0425 885 381

Kelly has been working as an artist for 6 years, creating art, illustrations and running workshops. She has also worked with children for over 6 years as a teacher’s aide, early childhood educator, and running children’s art workshops.

Current area of expertise
Mixed medium artwork, painting, collage, portraiture, altered books, art dolls, assembledge and more.
Creating art from brought and found/recycled materials.
Creating programmes that challenge and extend children while they have fun.

Preferred locations
Coburg, Brunswick, Pascoe Vale, Fawkner, Reservoir, Preston, Thornbury, Northcote, Fairfield, Alphington, Parkville, Carlton, North Melbourne, Strathmore, Essendon, Airport West.
Willing to travel further for full day programmes.

Preferred year levels
Prep to Grade 6

Josephine Hemmingway

Contact Details
Ph: 0402018944

Dip. Education, Dip. Of Art and Design, Bachelor of Education.
Have worked as an Artist in Residence at Schools and Community Centres
Held a Screen Printing Exhibition - solo at Niagara Gallery Melbourne.
Taught adult and tertiary classes at Melbourne School of Art.
Worked in the Art Department of a number of Primary and Secondary schools
Currently running private Art classes
Currently teaching Art part-time at Ruyton Girls’ School

Jo Hinchcliffe

Contact Details
Ph: 03 9754 4786
Mobile: 0412 661 069
Mail: 3 Irvine st, Upwey 3158

Jo is a Primary Teacher, Librarian, author, creative Artist, consultant and also Language arts.
Mandala Poetry
Poet & Artist in Residence
“I have turned my house into Grandpa’s house from “Bamboozled” by David Legge and have groups of children to my house working on 3D art forms (canundrums) and Mandala Poetry. I am also available to come to your school for work in Poetry and Mandalas.”

Kerryn Knight

Kerryn KnightContact Details
Mobile: 0450 253 990

Kerryn has extensive experience as an Artist as well as being a skilled facilitator of Community Art Projects with a background in Art Therapy and Counselling.  She specialises in working with young people, Indigenous youth and multicultural youth.  Kerryn has facilitated Community Art Projects for Primary Schools, Youth Services, School Holiday Programs and facilitates young people to create public sculpture and art work including projects for Monash Medical Centre, City of Casey, City of Cardinia as well as facilitating workshops for numerous exhibitions of young peoples artwork.  Kerryn uses the medium of art to empower young people for positive change, leadership and teambuilding with outstanding results.

Area of Expertise

Community Art Project Facilitator; Art Therapist and Commissioned Artist specialising in empowering young people for positive change.

Preferred Year Levels
Preschool - 25

Preferred Location
All regions of Melbourne

Gai Maddams

Contact Details
Ph: 03 5447 8268
Mobile: 0409 334 170

Arts Educator 10 years
All mediums including mosaic & sculpture

Preferred Location
Bendigo & Rural communities

Preferred Year Levels
All levels

Hilary Senhanli

Contact Details
Mobile: 0437 248 596

Visual Diary Consultant
Visual Diary Workshop for teachers, AEV State Conference, National Gallery of Victoria. “Creative Futures: Visual Arts, AusVELS & the Australian Curriculum”.
10 years of active Visual Diary use as a practicing artist.
Consistent finalist in national art competitions.
Exhibits with Hawthorn Studio & Gallery.

Area of Expertise
Visual Diary Incursions
Students learn how to maximise their use of a Visual Diary - generating ideas and working from a concept through to finished work (the design process)
“visual Diaries… allow all kinds of learners to nurture creativity.” they provide”…a sense of identity, cultural perspective and desirable thinking skills.”
Incursions to PLC, St Margaret’s Berwick, St Michaels Grammar, Huntingtower, Mentone Grammar, Vermont Secondary College

Preferred Levels
Secondary AusVELS
VCE Studio Art, Art, IB Program Art

Preferred Locations
Melbourne suburbs and regional groups


Clare Walton

Contact Details
Mobile: 0422 202 869

Professional Artist & Creative Director/Owner of Visual Feast Creations

Trained in Fashion Design and Millinery and completed Diploma in Visual Arts at Victoria University
Experience includes art co-ordinator for community festivals and projects within Australia and overses
Have worked as an artist in resident at schools in Victoria, NSW and Arnhem Land including:
Ikea Community Fence Art Project, Ferncourt Public School, Marrickville, NSW
Peace Garden Mural, St Dominics Primary School, Broadmeadows, VIC
Recycled Community Art Program, Yirrkala CEC School, North Eastern Arnhem Land, NT
Melbourne’s Adventure Playground – Artist in Resident Programs funded by AFKC
And Ceres School Incursion Recycled Arts Program

Area of Expertise
Recycled art, murals along with stop animation and installation projects for Primary and Secondary Levels.

Lindy Yeates

Contact Details
Mob: 0409 409 600

Primary Art Specialist, Primary Music Specialist & Primary Teacher.
2010 Bachelor of Fine Art (RMIT)
2003 Diploma of Visual Art

Current Area of Expertise
Printmaking - specifically relief printing including Linocut, Silkscreen and Collagraph
Drawing - all medium
Plus all art forms, elements and principles explored in the primary art room.

Preferred Year Levels

Preferred Location
Metropolitan Melbourne