Objective & Values

bentART Incorporated is a not for profit organisation, the management committee is comprised of community members who volunteer their time to the running of bentART.

bentART’s Key Objective  – To encourage, promote and support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (“LGBTIQ”) art.

bentART’s Core Values – The following values and guiding principles inform and underpin bentART activities and communications:

–   Respect
–   Accessibility (Access & Equity)
–   Community Support for the Arts
–   Excellence
–   Creativity
–   Fun

…and Guiding Principles

–   Broadening artistic expression: encouraging, showcasing and promoting the work of LGBTIQartists

–   Increasing awareness of the work of LGBTIQ artists amongst the -LGBTIQ community

–   Promoting the Blue Mountains as a centre for the visual arts

–   Celebrating the Blue Mountains as a supportive LGBTIQ environment and community.