Inspire Fest has unfortunately been cancelled for 2020. The organisers apologise for this and hope to be in a position to hold this event in future years.
Aims of Inspire Fest
“To create an annual event that kindles commitment and interest in Kentish Outdoor Art Gallery.”
“To provide an event that brings artists receiving Disability Services, an opportunity to display their talents in a public forum and to promote their works as a valued art form.”
“To encourage these people to take a greater interest in the arts as a way of self expression and personal development.”
Extract from Inspire Fest web page.
Inspire Fest 2019 Winners
Judge’s Devonfield Awards
“The Last Fallen Petal”
Pencil Sketch Painted
“The Beauty of Friendship”
Judge’s Encouragement Award
“Life on the Farm”
“Crazy Orange Lady”
People’s Choice Awards
Wool, Beads, Driftwood
Inspire Fest 2019 Artists
The 2019 Inspire Fest has attracted 69 Artists this year. Their names and details are listed below:2019-Inspire-Fest-Artists
Inspire Fest 2019 Disability Service Providers
Devonfield has been a part of the Devonport community since 1959, supporting and empowering people
with a broad range of disabilities to reach their potential through individual and person focused programs
that meet their needs in every way possible.
leading social purpose organisation working in more than 440 communities across Australia. Their
services currently support just over 14,000 people living in their own homes or in residential houses that
LWB manage. LWB support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and
people with mental illness. LWB work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
St Michaels provides opportunities for people with intellectual and/or physical disabilities to thrive and
grow in their independence. Offering residential options and day programs with integrated daily living
skills that support people achieving their goals and reach their full potential.
Wise believes everyone in the community has the right to work. Their tailored employment programs,
initiatives and workshops help move all people, regardless of their personal challenges into a job.
Everyone benefits when people are supported to realise their potential.
NOSS works with and for people with a disability to enhance their quality of life through the provision of
support in activities which promote their involvement in the community.
Tandara Lodge Community Care operates a Residential Aged Care Facility and also provides a range of
health services within the Kentish Municipality. Tandara organises a wide range of social events and
activities for the amusement, entertainment and education of residents and families.
Some of the entries from the 2018 Inspire Fest Event
2018 Inspire Fest Winners
|First Prize||“I Do” (Mona Lisa)||Janice Stone|
|Second Prize||“Peace and People”||Linda Cox|
|Third Prize||“Game of Masters”||Ray Mead|
|Encouragement Award 1||“Mystique”||Jessica Aird|
|Encouragement Award 2||“Forest Meets Sky”||Jan O’Brian|
|Photographic Award 1||“Rock A Thon”||Kieren Walker|
|Photographic Award 2||“Friends Forever”||Phillip Acheson|
|People’s Choice Award 1||“Dreaming”||Bridgette Morris|
|People’s Choice Award 2||“My Perfect World”||Angela Calvert|