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All the Mountains

Nature-based expressive arts, creative wellbeing and holistic education

 
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Bridget Gunn

Studio Artist, Early Childhood Teacher & Atelierista.

With over twenty years experience in Arts and  Education I am excited to be sharing my skills and knowledge. I have a background in teaching, community arts and cultural development. Currently, I deliver a Reggio Emilia studio art program in an early learning centre and facilitate workshops in local  galleries and gardens. I am available to host a range of professional developments for educators and creative mentoring sessions for children and womens groups. Some of my previous clients have been : preschools, indigenous communities, domestic violence and refugee programs.

Reg: Vic Institute of Teaching.

International Meditation Teachers & Therapists Association.

Professional Insurance.

 

Training

Qualifications

Master of Visual Arts (photo - media)

Post Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Contemporary Arts

Diploma of Yoga & Meditation Teaching (200hrs)

 

OFFERINGS

Support and Services

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Research & Consulting

Early Childhood Education

Mentoring & Tutoring

Personalised Approaches

Workshops & Events

Garden & Gallery Programs

 

PROJECTS

Past and Present

2018 - current

Kids Imagination Network

Bridget integrates nature, art and mindfulness to nurture a sense of wonder and inquiry through direct engagement with the current exhibitions and the local environment.  Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill. Melbourne.

2018 - 2020

Karwarra Kids

Childrens Movement and Mindfulness in a native garden setting in the Dandenong Ranges. Specialised seasonal and homeschooling workshops for children, families and groups. Karwarra Native Garden, Kalorama. Victoria.

2010 - 2015

See Through Me

Childrens charity program for isolated and disadvantaged communities. Funded through Regional Arts Victoria and the Regional Art Development Fund. In partnership with Artists for Kids Culture and Lomography Australia /NZ.

2016 - current

Reading Art With Kids

Art interpretation as a form of therapeutic practice for children and educators in early childhood settings. This research is the basis of a new publication and draws on my diverse experiences and current studio teaching practice.

 
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"Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more"

Loris Malaguzzi - Reggio Emilia Approach

 
 

Let’s Connect

I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where I work and live. I pay my respects to Elders past, present and emerging. I celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.

Mount Dandenong, Australia

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