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As a member of the Bentmoor community Men's Shed in Moorabbin, I undertook this project to document men who are participants of Men’s Sheds around Victoria, and whilst I was not able to include anywhere near everybody or indeed every Men’s Shed, I have been able to collect a representative sample of men who are involved in this association.

The project involved me producing paintings, etchings and photos of men who attend a Men’s Shed on a regular basis and who volunteered to participate in this project. The portraits of the participants will be displayed in an exhibition at the Bentmoor Community Men's Shed - 185 Wickham Road Moorabbin, on July 26 and 27th. 
 
I have also produced six larger scale oil on canvas works and 6 etchings, that show some of the participants at work in the Men’s Sheds and some of the sheds themselves.

This project involved the production of a book. This book contains all
the images I created as well as the personal stories of the participants. The  book launch will be part of the bi-annual national conference of AMSA in Ballarat, October 27-29, 2013. The book is available for purchase NOW.
 
This project has the support of:


Gregg Wilson
Artist and Author
 Follow this link to see some of my works on display when Tim Mathieson was at Monash Men's Shed to celebrate it's first aniversary. (The paintings are at around the 59 second mark!)

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