In accordance with Victorian government COVID restrictions, FCAC will be closed until further instructions. For more information on event and workshop cancellations, refund enquiries, visit FCAC’s news section.

ArtLife is a program for artists with disability to work alongside professional facilitating artists. ArtLife is a community-led space. Participating artists are at the core of decision-making across a diverse range of workshops encompassing digital arts, visual arts, dance, animation and theatre. Participants can access ArtLife using NDIS packages.

ArtLife Expression of Interest

If you are interested in participating in the ArtLife program, please complete an expression of interest form available here.

You can also contact Amy McMurtrie, ArtLife Program & Inclusion Coordinator for more information (contact details at bottom of page).

An Easy Read resource about ArtLife’s Expression of Interest and Enrolment Process is available here.

Weekly Workshops (NDIS charges apply)

ArtLife runs workshops onsite at FCAC and online. Please see our current timetable for Term 2, 2021 available here.

Mentorship (NDIS charges apply)

ArtLife mentorship provides participating artists with the opportunity to connect one-to-one with a professional artist in an area that is most interesting to them. Mentoring can be used to build capacity and skills, or to work toward a specific project. Areas including creative writing, visual arts and dance. Places in the ArtLife Mentorship Program are by application to match each participant with a suitable facilitating artist.


Amy McMurtrie
ArtLife Program & Inclusion Coordinator
0410 127 370
Available Tuesday to Friday, 9am–4.30pm

Footscray Community Arts Centre is a Registered NDIS Provider.

Please click here to find out more about FCAC’s closure. 

For live updates on the Australian Government’s advice on Corona Virus mitigation, please head to their website or contact the Corona Virus hotline on 1800 675 398.

1- The Hackkets with Eva Popov at Melbourne Music Week, 2017. Image by Snehargho Ghosh. 
2- ArtLife Dance Captains Sarah Ellis and Esther Tuddenham. Image by Jessica Ibacache.

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