So you want my arts job: Art Experience Coordinator

As a creative learning expert, Rose Downie is passionate about empowering young people to think creatively through her work at Sydney Children’s Hospital.
Rose Downie

Working as Art Experience Coordinator for the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, Rose Downie is often inspired.

‘Seeing children get recognition for their strength and creativity and celebrating this is a wonderful thing to be a part of.’

Based at the Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick, Downie facilitates Art Experience workshops for young patients and their families. Prior to this, she spent many years teaching art internationally and in Australia, and worked with the Australian Design Centre and Ensemble Theatre. In addition to her current role, Downie is also studying a Master of Child Play Therapy.

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Giselle Bueti has written for publications such as The Advertiser, The Adelaide Review, RIP IT UP, BMA magazine and Yewth Mag. Previously, Giselle worked as Arts Editor for The AU Review and Content Growth Editor at ArtsHub. She is based in Melbourne, Victoria.