Get listed in Weave Artists Directory

Welcome to Weave, an online directory just for artists. You may be a painter, a singer, a sculptor or a dancer, an author, a poet, a designer, a juggler or a comedian; whatever art form you work in Weave is for you.

Weave is designed to promote, connect and communicate; artist to artist, audience to artist, artist to investor:

  • Showcase your work to your audience, funding body and investors
  • Enable your audience and prospective clients to contact you directly
  • Direct interested people to your website or social media platforms
  • Feel connected with other artists in your community and beyond

Weave is a space for our creative community to come together, to connect, collaborate, promote and support, entwining all threads of creative activity in one easy-to-navigate collection.

WHO CAN BE LISTED ON WEAVE

To be eligible to be listed on Weave you can be an individual artist or arts group, organisation or business. For profit businesses with a primary function of support services to artists such as framers, recording studios, private galleries etc are not eligible.

Eligibility:

  • Individual artists must reside in the Kiama or Shellharbour local government area.
  • Organisations, business and groups must have clear evidence of ongoing service/project delivery within one or both of the Kiama or Shellharbour local government areas.

Defining arts businesses, organisations or groups:

  • Primary function is arts practice Eg any artist operating as a sole trader, any artist or group of artists operating as a company, an association, cooperative or other legal business entity.
  • Has some members who are artists as defined below

Defining an artist:

  • Professional, semi-professional or emerging artist
  • Artwork demonstrates original creative artistic expression
  • Artwork reproductions are based on own original work

Weave administrators check all requests for suitability before they are displayed on the site. All decisions regarding inclusion on Weave rest with the site administrators.

Whilst we may acknowledge activities and involvement from surrounding suburbs where relevant, we reserve the right to refuse content outside the boundary of Kiama and Shellharbour local government areas.

HOW TO GET LISTED

Complete the online form on this page in order to submit your details to Weave. When the website launches you will have a dedicated page in the directory. At that time, you will be sent login details so you can update any text, images, videos or tracks whenever you wish.

A few important notes:

  • Required fields are marked with an asterisk *
  • You cannot save this form and return to it later.
  • To make it easier for you to complete the form, you might like to gather all your information into a Word document beforehand, so you can easily copy/paste the information into the form in one go.
  • Download Word template
  • Image files should be no larger than 1MB in size. You can use Pixlr Express to resize images for free. If you’re not sure how to resize images, you can watch a video tutorial on resizing images.

YOUR name*

This is the name that you use as an artist e.g. Margaret Preston

YOUR categories*

Tick which categories and subcategories are relevant to you as an artist. You can tick as many categories as you like. Leave empty categories that are not relevant to you.

Visual Arts

Literature

Performing Arts

YOUR location*

Tick in which location you live.

Artist Type*

Please choose which applies to you.

Phone Number

If you would like potential customers or people interested in your work to be able to contact you by phone, please include your mobile or landline number here.

e.g. 0400 or 02
e.g. 123 or 4232
e.g. 456 or 8888

Email address*

Please include your email address so Directory administrators can contact you. You may also receive messages from people interested in purchasing or commissioning works from you.

MAILING ADDRESS*

Your mailing address will not be listed on your profile; it will only be used by Directory administrators to send you any information or marketing materials to help you publicise your work and profile.

Website

If you have a website, please include the address below.

Social Media

If you have social media pages that you would like to share, please include the addresses below:

Summary*

Please write a short statement that summarises your work (max 230 characters)

Characters left :
230

Main Image*

Please upload an image that represents your work. It must be 500 pixels wide x 500 pixels high.

Choose Image

Artist Image

Please upload an image of you, ideally of your face. It must be 100 pixels wide x 100 pixels high.

Choose Image

About your work

Describe your style, subjects and inspirations (max 680 characters, which is approximately 100 words)

Characters left :
680

About you

Provide information about yourself, your background, education and career. (max 680 characters, which is approximately 100 words)

Characters left :
680

Awards & Career Highlights

Please list up to five awards or career highlights:

studio location

If you have a studio that people can visit, please include the address below. On the Directory people will be told to contact you beforehand to arrange their visit.

featured works

You can display up to 10 of your works in this section. These can be images of your art, YouTube videos or Soundcloud tracks. Images can be landscape, portrait or square orientation. The longest edge of the image should be approximately 1000 pixels. Image files should be no larger than 1MB in size. You can use Pixlr Express to resize images for free. If you're not sure how to resize images, you can watch a video tutorial on resizing images.

Home

Are you a professional, semi professional or emerging artist, an arts organisation or group in the Shellharbour or Kiama region? Showcase your work and connect with other artists, audiences, funding bodies and investors.

Sign Up

STAY IN THE LOOP

Subscribe to receive information about new artists, arts organisations and groups joining the Weave community.

© Shellharbour City Council and Kiama City Council 2017.

Artist & Directory Websites by Handmade Web & Design.