2019 SWell art

art exhibits

Each month in the Augustine Hall, there will be exhibitions of local artists’ work. Exhibition opening events will be advertised throughout the year on this website. Much of the work will be for sale.

The Painting Program

No matter where you are in your creative journey, come on the ride of a lifetime! The Painting Workshop is a nurturing, liberating experience perfect for all levels. This spirit centered and educational workshop offers a toolbox of techniques guaranteed to energize your life on and off the canvas. Honour yourself as creative and take an inner and outer journey. Shift what's in the way, experience real ME time. Unleash and express your authentic creative voice and paint a fabulous HERO piece.

This is a full immersion. You will not be the same again! Four unforgettable days. All materials and food provided. Seven places only so book now. 

When: February: Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun: 14th-17th 9-5pm
March Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 14th-17th 9-5pm
April: Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11th-14th 9-5pm

Cost: $1,890
Where: Alexander Hall, SWell Centre
Facilitator: Shani Alexander
Bookings & Enquires: www.shanialexander.com
SWell Office, 9002 4202


Painting is part of our instinct to communicate and enables an expression of emotion that can’t be felt through just words themselves. Painting also happens to be fantastic for relieving stress, enhancing creativity, developing problem-solving skills AND for making something beautiful! No matter what your creative ability MANscape is a liberating experience perfect for all levels.

Four fantastic evenings. All materials and refreshments provided. Seven places only.

When: TBA
Cost: $950
Where: Alexander Hall, SWell Centre
Facilitator: Shani Alexander
Bookings & Enquires: www.shanialexander.com
SWell Office, 9002 4202

Eco Printing Workshop with Michelle Morgan

Learn how to make beautiful eco print fabric using locally sourced organic materials.

When: May TBC
Cost: $35 / $30 for Conc. per session
Where: Sacred Space
Facilitator: Michelle Morgan
Bookings & Enquires: Michelle 0409 946 994
SWell Office, 9002 4202

Sacred Art Course

Reclaim your creativity and make your own sacred art. This eight-week series will enable you to mindfully respond to your heart with the language of colours, shapes and textures, exploring your creative expression as a spiritual practice. Each week, explore a different theme and method with specific teaching, technical instruction, demonstrations and practice. This course is accessible for people with all levels of experience. 

When: 8 weeks 9am - 1pm starting March 30th
Cost: $1295
Where: Sacred Space, SWell Centre
Facilitator: Suzanne Moss
Bookings & Enquires: SWell Office, 9002 4202

Botanically-infused Image Making for an Artist Book

Artist’s books contain visual art and writing that expresses your own relationship and immersion in nature, focussing on trees, plants and forests; and their spiritual significance in your life, and our lives in community. Please bring your own creative arts or writing resources.

When: Wed 13th November, 10am – 1pm; or Sat 16th November, 1pm – 4pm
Where: Sacred Space, SWell Centre
Cost: $55
Facilitator: Jude Westrup
Bookings & Enquiries: judedesigns950@gmail.com or SWell office 9002 4202


Habitat Uniting Church Office
2 Minona Street, Hawthorn VIC
phone 9819 2844

St David's Centre
cnr Burke & Mont Albert Rds
Canterbury VIC

Habitat Spirituality Centre
@ Augustine

2 Minona St, Hawthorn VIC

Kew Uniting Church
23 Highbury Grove