RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organisation, for artists, by artists; an international community made up of creative individuals across the globe. They hand-select and spotlight independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair and makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.
RAW educates, connects and exposes emerging artists in over 60 artistic communities across the United States, Australia, Canada and the U.K. through monthly showcase events.
Lucky for you, there’s an active community right here on the Gold Coast with the next showcase taking place 26 November at Currumbin RSL.
We caught up with one of the featured artists Sacha Beverley about the focus of the work she’ll be exhibiting on the night.
“It’s about positive inspirational messages spread through the medium of visual art which I hope can make a positive impact on society,” Sacha said.
“I will be exhibiting my new style of artwork which is intuitively created through many layers of creative expression with no preconceived notion of what the finished result will look like,” she said. “I dance, play, paint with my fingers and express my emotions on the canvas. These paintings go through many transitions on their journey to being complete with the common theme of conveying uplifting messages.”
“I will also be showing my new range of inspirational construct your dreams charm bracelets and mini affirmation paintings. It’s not always easy to stay positive, it’s often something we need to remind ourselves to do everyday.”
RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases, with each event featuring a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. The artists are all local, hand-picked talent, chosen specifically to feature at RAW.
RAW events feature a cocktail bar and dress code is cocktail attire. You can view Sacha’s profile at rawartists.org/sachabeverley or you can meet her and other artists in person at the Raw Showcase on 26 November.