Improve Your Creative Health

About Us

Erica Aronsten

Master Art Administration, F. Edplus.

Erica has a Master of Art Administration (UNSW), Fine Arts Certificate and Post Technicians Certificate in Painting. She began her career in advertising and is the recipient of two international advertising awards. In addition to her creative talents, she has a wealth of experience in the areas of fundraising, marketing and communications within the education and not-for-profit sectors. In 2008, she was awarded the status of Fellow at Educate Plus (formerly ADAPE Australia) Association of Development and Alumni Professionals in Education. In 2012 she was invited to be Artist-in-Residence on selected Oceania Cruises.

Erica is available as a creative coach and can be contacted at: earonsten@iinet.net.au

 

Zana Dare

BA (Hons.) Dip Ed, Graduate Diplomas Media and Museum Studies

Zana works in education and has a love of the visual arts. She has taught adults and teenagers creative writing, collage, printing and photography. In six years in museums and as Co-ordinator of a NSW regional museum and gallery she designed public programs and curated art exhibitions. In 2012 she was invited to be Artist-in-Residence on selected Oceania Cruises.

Zana is available as a creative coach and can be contacted at: zdare@iinet.net.au

 

Nick Aronsten

BContempMus

Nick graduated from Southern Cross University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Music majoring in music production. He is currently an independent music artist and composer based in Sydney. In 2011, he was commissioned to provide compositions exclusively for use in Creative Kick Start Workshops. These have proved to be a real hit with workshop participants. Nick recently worked with developer Apptitude Pty Ltd to create the music for a new app in the iTunes app store –  Sharks Superpredators – here at last!

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sharks-superpredators/id553807662?ls=1&mt=8

Nick is available for commissions and to learn more about his music, contact him at: nick.aronsten@gmail.com

 

 

Catherine  (Cate) Valpiani

Master Cross-disciplinary Art and Design,  B. Arts (Fine Arts),  Adv Dip Fine Arts (printmaking major)

Cate is a Sydney-based artist who has a strong interest in relationships between creativity and health.   She has previously worked in numerous health care settings and has qualifications in nursing and complementary medicine.   Drawing, printmaking and textile art are some of her main practices.   She enjoys introducing others to art, sharing skills and encouraging creativity.