Stallholder Spotlight: Sam Lee

The wonderful Sam Lee will be selling cute bookmarks, handmade gift cards, original paintings and digital prints at the KickstART Youth Markets!

Inspired by her favourite music and manga artist, Kaori Yuki, Sam loves experimenting watercolours, inks, markers and digital media.

Sam produced the artwork for the WA Youth Awards in 2011 and we are very excited to have her back on board for National Youth Week in a different capacity in 2012.

You can buy Sam’s amazing art at the KickstART Youth Markets on the 21st of April in the Perth Cultural Centre.


KickstART Youth Forums

National Youth Week is  just around the corner! The Department for Communities in collaboration with Perth Youth Advisory Council and Propel Youth Arts are putting together a series of forums discussing topics important to young people in Perth as voted by them.

The National Youth Week Forum Series is a three-part program consisting of forums related to Education, Urban Development and Mental Health. The forum series will take place on Monday 16th, Wednesday 18th and Friday 20th April at the KickstART Youth Hub, 200-206 William Street Northbridge from 6pm-8pm.

  • The Education Forum will consist of a number of panellists discussing the current make up of the education system and whether it is helping or hindering WA students.
  • The Urban Development Forum will be discussing the future of Perth in regards to the urban landscape and ways different people and organisations are working to make Perth a more vibrant and lively city.
  • The Mental Health Forum will be a showcase of the different organisations working in Perth to help young people live happy and fulfilling lives.

Follow the links for more information regarding the Forum Series and to register to come along.

Contact if you have further questions.

Stallholder Spotlight: Bone Jacked Vintage

Love all things vintage? 

Ash Reader from Bone Jacked Vintage has you covered! At the KickstART Youth Markets she’ll be selling clothing and accessories sourced from all over the world as well as some awesome original artworks. What inspires her art? Everything and everyone, including beautiful textiles, found objects, unique design and incredible imagery.

Ash believes whole-heartedly in taking advantage of every opportunity that Perth has to offer. She’ll be making her mark on our KickstART Youth Markets on April 21st- come down and check out her stall!

Stallholder Spotlight: The Silhouette Workshop

At 24 years old, Kristina Grech is the creator of the Silhouette Workshop and is one of many fantastic young artists who will be featuring their wares at the KickstART Youth Markets.

Selling an array of vintage and handmade items including ceramic tiered cake stands, tea cup soy candles, homemade preserves, accessories, aprons and cushions, Kristina is a great believer in turning other people’s trash into her own treasures. She loves the mystery behind each object’s past. Inspired by her creative father, Kristina spends her free time rummaging through second hand shops, looking for all things colourful, vintage and unusual.

You can check out Kristina’s awesome finds and handmade goodies for sale at the KickstART Youth Markets on April 21st in the Perth Cultural Centre.

Check out our Workshop Timetable!

Don’t miss out on your favourite festival event!

You can now download our KickstART Workshop Timetable with dates & times of key events and descriptions of all of our workshops.

Print it, share it and make sure you REGISTER via the workshops and forums link in the menu above!