- Andy Warhol
We are changing the way people engage with art
As technology disconnects us ever further, we need new ways of weaving humanity back into our lives. Our vision is to quite literally transform entire cities into galleries, supported by local artists.
Our mission is to make art accessible, beneficial, and economically feasible for businesses and organisations. In doing so, we create social and economic opportunities for local, emerging artists and meaningfully support Australia’s local art industry.
For artists, it’s not just about selling art; it’s about having meaningful opportunities to get their art out and in front of people. Our research show that the biggest concern faced by artists is simply a lack of respect for art, and opportunities to share with the world. And that’s not including the fact that funding in the arts sector has decreased a drastic 80% in the past decade.
By creating opportunities for artists to get their art out from storage and on display, we’ve inspired 81% of our artists to keep creating. And if that’s not enough, 54% of our artists have been exposed to new opportunities both artistic and commercial since working with ColourSpace and our wonderful clients. These are all incredibly important, as over a third of of our artists create art for therapeutic and mental health related reasons.
For our culture and society
Art is an incredibly vital part of our society; it is a glue that enriches our lives and brings vibrancy to society. But don’t just take it from us. In a survey of more than 800 employees of 32 companies that displayed art in the workplace: