Artwell is a community Arts Program for people with, and in recovery from mental illness. The program aims to promote and enable Mental Health Wellness through Arts Practice. Artist, art therapist and experienced mental health professional Peter Fanton, will facilitate social engagement and personal art making, as well as guided activities to enhance personal meaning making, self awareness and most importantly, enjoyment in Art!
We recommend emailing or calling to register your interest in attending — we look forward to welcoming you to Artwell.
$6 per session. Wednesdays, 10.30am to 12.30pm .
Please note, Artwell doesn't run on Public Holidays or during School Holidays. Artwell is also not scheduled on days where there are whole venue bookings for Cube 37.
2020 Dates to be readvertised soon - Artwell is currently suspended due to the temporary closure of the FAC due to Covid19. We will readvertise dates as soon as possible. If you would like to receive an email or phone call when we have our new 2020 dates, please email Heidi.Irvine@frankston.vic.gov.au or call 9784 1890.
Read below to find out more about our Facilitator, Peter.
Hi everyone, my name is Peter Fanton, and I am excited and proud to be facilitating the Artwell Program at Cube 37. As an artist, therapist and lived-experience Practitioner, it is important for me to advocate and align my professional Practice with creativity and with those who share my passion and curiosity in what’s possible!
Originally from Queensland, I have a career background which includes Teaching/Education, Community Development and Community Health, both in Australia and overseas. More recently I have completed a Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts Practice and a Masters (MA) in Therapeutic Arts Practice, specifically trained in multi-modal experiential therapeutic arts practice. I am also currently working part-time in Community Mental Health - Trauma-informed Practice.
All enquiries should be directed to 9784 1896 or email.