In collaboration with Ability Centre, daniel(ink.) is inviting you to join us for a gala dinner at Government House in Perth, on 17 October 2020, to raise funds for Ability Centre (formerly known as The Centre for Cerebral Palsy).
Funds raised at this magical event will assist young people living with disability to participate in culture and the arts, by founding an arts centre within Ability Centre in Coolbinia, Perth.
Individual and group tickets for 10 are available, alongside a range of tiered corporate tickets, also for tables of 10. All prices include a gourmet 3-course meal, a selection of beverages, music and live entertainment, and live/silent auctions.
Daniel(ink) and Ability Centre have had a long-standing relationship.
Ability Centre has provided support to Daniel since his diagnosis at the age of two; and since establishing daniel(ink) in 2013, Daniel has donated 10% of his profits every year to them.
In 2018, Daniel began wondering if he could do something even more. This is where the idea of the ArtAbility Gala was born.
Daniel is keen to provide opportunities for young West Australian people living with a disability to have better access to participation in culture and the arts.
So, all the funds raised from the inaugural ArtAbility Gala will go towards creating an arts centre within the Ability Centre in Coolbinia.
For almost 70 years, Ability Centre has been providing support and services to West Australian’s and their families, living with disability.
What started as a small group of parents championing the needs of children living with cerebral palsy has grown to one of the largest disability service providers in WA supporting people with cerebral palsy, autism and a wide range of physical and intellectual disabilities.
Our vision is people of all abilities, thriving in their community throughout their lives.
My name is Daniel Pavlovic and I am the artist behind daniel(ink). I also happen to have cerebral palsy.
I didn’t set out to be a t-shirt designer. I really wanted to be a stand-up comedian. But my friends said my act wasn’t that funny!
At TAFE, I had done a couple of illustrations in art class, screen-printed one onto a tee, and suddenly, my friends wanted one of those.
This set my Dad off, and we started to talk about how this could be an opportunity for me. After quite a few nights of this, I began to think that it was a good idea too (Well, maybe it was a way to keep the old man quiet for a while!)
That’s how my little t-shirt business started. It was seven years ago now, and it has given me a whole new direction in life
From the early days of my business, I knew I wanted to ‘give back’ to the people who had helped me so much, growing up.
So since 2013, I have been donating 10% of my profits every year to Ability Centre, formerly known as the Centre for Cerebral Palsy.
I would love to see other businesses follow that model.
Help the next generation express themselves with their art
Live & Silent
Make sure you check this page regularly to see updates on the wonderful items that have been donated.
An overwhelming number of artists and local Perth businesses have pledged to donate items to our live and silent auctions: Ben and Bec Juniper (painters), Antony Muia (painter), Bernard Kerr (ceramic artist), Gerry Reilly (glass-blower) and Katie King (Esola Jewellery), and Fisher & Paykel -Subiaco
to name but a few.
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