Score Board is a community project that does not discriminate between established artists and others. It aims to give a voice to the community, all parts of the community, in an as fair and democratic process as possible. It is open to individuals and groups, both formal and informal. So if you have something to say, and it can be said through art, then we want you to say it on our wall.
Submissions are now being sought from community groups, artists, individuals, schools and others wishing to take part in the Score Board program at the Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo.
Reach out to our Education Officer, Phil Aitken at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. All submissions go through an assessment process and will receive feedback throughout the program and have the opportunity to promote themselves as a commissioned artist.
Check out some of our previous scoreboard submissions below.
Let's Grow Like Wildflowers
LeaderLife | 2020
The rolling dust storms are behind us for now, and with all of the challenges of 2020, this artwork pays tribute to the importance of true-blue community; especially when faced with chaotic adversities. This time last year our country looked like a sad dust bowl, and now it’s painted in happy and colour. Like wildflowers you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would. LeaderLife is an organization digging deep to help kids every day in Dubbo, ultimately so they can live their best life. LeaderLife’s motto of ‘Let’s Grow’ symbolises the never give up attitude of finding real solutions for kids having a tough time. It takes a village to grow strong young people so they can stand tall, resilient and show up well in the world just like our wildflowers.
Tuning in Together with Friends
The children of Dubbo's early childhood education and childcare centres | 2020
Mental Health Month is celebrated every October and is a time when we recognise all the amazing services and individuals who help in the vital work of supporting us all to achieve and maintain happy healthy minds.
This work evolved over a couple of discussions between those services who support families with young children (primarily 0-12 year olds). These little people are some of the most vulnerable individuals in our communities and as such deserve all the support they can get as they learn to navigate their way through an increasingly complex childhood and especially during this year of complete upheaval and uncertainty that is facing us all as we work through the added issue of a pandemic.
We thought to involve as many children as possible in the creation of this artwork and so the idea of a Giant Jigsaw Puzzle came into being. All of our early childhood education and care centres were invited to participate and each group was given a piece of the puzzle to decorate as they wished.
The whole notion reinforces the idea that we are all just a small part of the big picture and it’s only when we Tune in Together that we can start to make sense of the whole. ~ Lorna Brennan on behalf of the Even Superheroes Need a Mental Health Day Sometimes Committee
Social Programming in Black and White
Lachlan Naef | Acrylic Paint on ply panel | 2020
With this work, the artist is making a commentary on the proliferation of social media and the impact it has on our lives. From what we might choose to view, to our purchasing habits and our responses to other posts, we are creating a digital footprint that can be tracked and potentially subverted.
Bunninyong Art Buddies | 2016
Have your Say
After School Art Class with Jude Crawford-Watts | 2015
The very first Score Board Created by students from an after school art class under the guidance of artist Jude Crawford-Watts