1015 EXPRESS art group

In this art group for young people aged 10 –15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world. With the support of an art therapist, young people will be given the freedom they need to create artwork and experiences that really mean something to them.

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Cost is $220 total for the eight week program. Sessions run weekly on Thursdays from 2nd May to 20th June, from 4pm – 5:30pm.

To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058.

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.

Introductory program for Adults

A four-week introductory program to art and mindfulness.

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There are many ways art can bring you into the present moment and help calm the mind and body. Each week you will learn a new and creative way of keeping a lid on your stress levels through drawing, painting and clay modelling.
Cost is $110 total for the four-week program.
Sessions run weekly on Thursdays from 14 March to 4 April, from 6 pm – 7 pm

Communicating Through Art for 10-15 year olds

A four-week introductory program that uses art to enhance self-confidence and social skills.

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In this art group for young people aged 10–15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world. With the support of an art therapist, participants will learn how to use new materials and create artwork based on a different theme each week.

Cost is $110 total for the four-week program.

Sessions run weekly on Thursdays from 14 March to 4 April, from 4 pm – 5 pm

Registered NDIS provider

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS provider

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Participants in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can access art therapy to support them to achieve the goals and outcomes set out in their NDIS plan. Please contact us if you would like to discuss how art therapy could help meet your goals.

Therapeutic supports

We provide one to one art psychotherapy and psychosocial support. Art therapy can also help participants to improve social engagement, vocational participation and well-being.

Innovative community participation

Pelican Arts facilitates creative programs in the community. Because our groups are small and flexible we are able to meet a variety of interests and special needs.

More information about the NDIS

Arts Access Victoria has useful information about Art and the NDIS.



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Kate Cotching has completed a Masters in Mental Health (Art Therapy) from the School of Medicine at University of Queensland, a Masters in Art (Visual Art) at RMIT University, and a Bachelor of Social Work at La Trobe University. She has a passion for bringing visual arts to the community. Kate has been privileged to work with people from a diverse range of backgrounds in the Mildura area, including newly arrived refugees, young families, people recovering from mental illness, students of all ages, and people with disabilities. She has exhibited her artwork throughout Australia and internationally and was a founding member of Gallery F and whitecubemildura.

Kate is a member of ANZACATA, the peak professional body for the creative arts therapies in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific region.






Referrals and Fees


If you would like to refer yourself or someone else please download the form below, complete all information and send it to the address on the form.

If you are referring someone else please ensure you have their consent to make the referral before proceeding.

Other information you should read before referring someone can be downloaded below.

Pelican Arts Information for Clients V3


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Pelican Arts 1-1 Art Therapy Referral Form

If you would prefer a referral form as a word document or would like to discuss it in person please contact us.


The hourly rate for Individual Art Therapy is $140

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS provider, NDIS Participants may use their funding to access art therapy.

Individuals seeking therapy who are experiencing financial stress should contact us directly to discuss concessions.

The cost for groups can vary, pricing for participation in groups can be found on other pages of this website.

Child Safety Statement

Pelican arts believes all children should be safe, happy, and empowered. We take our legal and moral obligations to report concerns of child’s safety seriously and are committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early. The safety of children and young people is everyone’s responsibility.

Kids Art Club at Sunraysia Arts and Learning – Term 1, 2019

In this art club kids aged 5-10 will use art as a way of communicating and connecting with others. Sessions will typically start with a warm-up art game, followed by a short activity to promote communication. The second half of the session will allow kids to explore their own amazing ideas. At the end of the session grown-ups will be invited in for a special viewing and a discussion of the art the kids have made that day.

Fridays, 4 pm – 5 pm,  February  8th through to March 29th      $220 for the 8-week term. Contact Sunraysia Arts and Learning to make a booking 04 2093 9229 or enquiries@sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au