STRATEGIC ART CONSULTANTS

One thing we are proud of, and good at, is working with our clients to bring their ideas and strategies to life.

 

Over the years we’ve discovered ‘Art for Purpose’ helps our clients to:

Drive Economic Development

Drive economic
development

Visitation
Increase
Visitation
Community Engagement
ENGAGE THE
community
Educate
Formally and
informally educate
Price of Place
Build Pride
of Place
Educate
Celebrate history and create new legacies
Drive Economic Development
DRIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

People linger longer and spend more which means local businesses and community benefit.

Visitation
INCREASE VISITATION

Create a destination. Strategic art projects get people stopping, staying, and talking and posting. Drive repeat visitation and draw expats back home.

Community Engagement
CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

When people get involved, they become part of the story. Art projects get people talking and build connections and community.

BUILD PRIDE OF PLACE
FORMALLY & INFORMALLY EDUCATE

Being involved in an art project builds confidence and skills. It helps expand networks and can provide opportunities and introductions.

BUILD PRIDE OF PLACE
BUILD PRIDE OF PLACE

Art projects create positive change, a safer and happier place. When you beautify a space, you beautify the behaviour.

CREATE NEW LEGACIES
CELEBRATE HISTORY &
CREATE NEW LEGACIES

Strategic art not only maintains history and commemorates legacies. It also creates memories and starts new legacies.

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Art can take many forms, what is important is that it serves your purpose.

Many people come to us with an idea of what they want to achieve but don’t know how to reach their goals. That’s where we come in. Team Zest, lead by our Chief ARTchitect and Founder Andi Mether, approaches each project uniquely, collaboratively, and strategically.

We will consult with you and your stakeholders and develop a strategy that will deliver your objectives. We curate public art, provide artistic direction and artist management, prepare risk management plans, oversee budgets & logistics, as well as a creative process that delivers the best possible results.  We provide the expertise to fill the gap in your team.

Pedotle launch

Introducing the Pedotle!

Client: Creative Arts Central, Toowoon Bay SLSC Stingray Nippers
Result: Community consultation to create an interactive sculpture that is inclusive and accessible for kids of all abilities, Now available to hire for your next event.
 
Andi Mether in studio with Pedotle Sculpture

Boggabri Economic Development Project: Merton Park

Client:  Boggabri Business Chamber
Work in progress: Artistic consulting and placemaking strategy for upgrades to Merton Park resulting in improved visitation. Giant Pink Slug Seat and new Boggabri Signage installed.
 
unicorn mural darby st newcastle shannon crees leaonardo uribe

Streets as Shared Spaces Trial - Darby Street

Client: City of Newcastle
 
Result: Public art and community consultation, development of implementation plan and Arts project management for the Streets as Shared Spaces trial on Darby St including space activation, public art refurbishment and sculptural repairs and upgrades.
 
dareton namatijira community water tower indigenous mural project

Namatjira Water Tanks and School Workshop program

Client:  Department of Planning and Environment
Work in progress: Arts Project Management, student cultural arts workshops, collaborative mural production and interpretive sign design and install. This project was delivered by Zest Events International Creative Producer Andi Mether, Lead Artist Jenny McCracken, Consulting Artists Lorraine and John Mitchell and Sharon Kirby and graphic designer Leonardo Uribe.
 
walgett-freedom-ride-signage-frank-wright-zestei

Walgett Freedom Ride Project

Client: Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service
 
Work in progress: Public art consultation / Arts project management with UNSW for the Walgett Freedom Ride commemorative public space.
fusion of artwork styles represented in new town sign sculptures

Barham Water Tower Art Project

Client: Barham Consolidated
Work in progress: Public art consultation / strategic planning.  Zest was contracted to manage the Artist EOI process and advise the committee on tourism & marketing objectives. The Barham Water Tower mural will be completed by Gus Eagleston in 2024.
 
Work in progress
fusion of artwork styles represented in new town sign sculptures

Coonamble Shire Gateway Signage & Public Art Project

Client: Coonamble Shire Council in collaboration with Donald Cant Watts Corke
Result: Gateway signage and sculptures that celebrate Wailwan culture and support a renewed focus on tourism.
 
jimmy little water tower mural walgett

Gamilaroi Flag Art Stories

Client: Narrabri Shire Council
Result: Participation by ALL schools in the region, sharing of culture between Aboriginal and non-indigenous people.
 
Strategic Art Projects

Vietnam Veteran murals, Gunnedah Water Tower

Client: Gunnedah Historical Society
Result: Visitation has increased  by 450%, this site is now a destination for Veterans and tourists
 
Stair Art - Bourke Street stairs, Melbourne

Put a Spring in Your Step - Bourke Street Stairs

Client: City Of Melbourne & National Heart Foundation
Result: 20% increase in use of stairs over escalator during peak hour
 
Jimmy Little Water Tower

Jimmy Little Water Tower

Client: Walgett Shire Council
Result: 315 sqm mural celebrates Aboriginal legend Jimmy Little and local indigenous culture
 
school children on 3d wallaby crossing

VicRoads 'Towards Safer Speeds'

Client: Mt Evelyn Primary funded by VicRoads
Result: Collaboration with STEMS girls, VicRoads and Yarra Ranges Council resulting in SAFER speeds in school zone
 
3d goanna coming out of wall

TrickPic Interactive 3D Art Gallery

Client: Newman Entertainment
Result: 25 mind bending 3D illusions curated and created for a self-guided photographic attraction in Surfers Paradise
 
Faces of Shop Small - AMEX Small Business campaign

Metro Tunnel @ White Night Melbourne

Client: Metro Tunnel
Result: Thousands of people attracted to engage with Metro staff. Project extended to include other Metro Tunnel locations
 
Faces of Shop Small - AMEX Small Business campaign

Faces of Shop Small - AMEX Small Business campaign

Client: AMEX
Result: Painting of 40 small business owners launched by Minister at Parliament House, Canberra
 
Stair Art - Bourke Street stairs, Melbourne

Stocklands Townsville Public Art Project

Client: Stocklands
Result: Students work with local artist to immortalise their love of Townsville in bronze sculptures
 

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