Sandy McKendrick is known as an artist in sculpture, puppetry, photography and design. She has designed and directed many community projects in Australia and internationally with musicians, dancers, circus performers, fabric artists, weavers and scientists. Development of stories and how to best present these artistically is one of her main strengths. Sandy performs regularly with her own company Sandpiper Productions and makes regular appearances through PIAF with international companies.
Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar is an academic and accomplished artist whose skills in art making include drawing, printmaking, ceramics and digital animation. For the last twenty years, she has worked in many community cultural development and public art projects. Audrey has exhibited in Australia and overseas and is represented in public and private art collections. Her recent work includes community art project, The Biography of Toys which culminated in a picture book, children’s theatre piece and stop motion animation artwork.
Mallika MacLeod is the Manager Participation, Arts & Health at DADAA based in Midland. Her role includes overseeing a team of arts workers across Fremantle, Midland, Stirling, Gingin and Lancelin as well as supporting over 200 community artists. Her background includes working in local government in the area of art and culture. Mallika has extensive experience on boards at a state and national level. She is currently the national Chair of Arts Access Australia and Treasurer for People with Disabilities WA.
Leading our panellists in discussion is Lockie McDonald.
Lockie has extensive facilitation and community consultation experience and a reputation for initiating projects that result in legacy.
Originally trained as a Registered Nurse, Lockie founded Rock N Roll Circus, now Circa – Australia’s largest contemporary circus company. He later graduated from Curtin with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Journalism.
Both here and abroad, Lockie has worked for local and state governments, tertiary institutions, large corporations and the not for profit sector.