Exhibition Development Program: Mackay

24oct(oct 24)12:00 pm25(oct 25)4:00 pmExhibition Development Program: MackayIntensive for Artists


24 (Saturday) 12:00 pm - 25 (Sunday) 4:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time


Artspace Mackay

Gordon St, Mackay

Event Details

Master the art of developing your own exhibition and how to pitch your proposal to galleries. This is a weekend intensive of workshops to design, plan and manage your solo or group exhibition. Participants will receive course study materials prior to the workshop and will have the chance to gain feedback on completed proposals following the intensive.

Learn about:

– Essential principles of exhibition concept, planning, design and development
– How to work with exhibition venues
– Marketing and promotion
– Logistics, contracts and legal issues
– Packing, handling and installation

Participants to Bring:

– Notepad or laptop
– Lunch or snacks – there are several food establishments within walking distance of the venue if preferred. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

This event is part of a Flying Arts Mackay Hotspot of public programs that celebrate the exhibition opening of Jabu Birriny (land + sea) at Artspace Mackay. Join us in Mackay for a weekend of Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities uniting to share skills and knowledge.

Additional Information


Blaklash Projects: Blaklash Projects was established in 2018. A 100% Indigenous owned business, it delivers cultural events and creative projects that showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices. The team combines their interest in the arts and business development. Troy Casey (Kamilaroi) and Amanda Hayman (Wakka / Kalkadoon) have extensive experience working in partnership with community to develop and deliver community-celebrated programs.


Troy Casey: Troy Casey is a proud Aboriginal man from Kamilaroi country north-west New South Wales. Troy has a Bachelor of Journalism from QUT and extensive experience in community engagement working across the not-for-profit, government, tertiary education, private and corporate sectors. Troy has a keen interest in business and advocating for self-sustainability through economic development for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities, with a particular focus on the creative industries as a driver.




Amanda Hayman: Amanda Hayman grew up in Logan city and has cultural connections to Kalkadoon and Wakka Country. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts from Griffith University and was previously in a managerial position within state government, leading community engagement, exhibitions and events. Amanda has a keen interest in contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual art and is an experienced curator.