The Hero!

Art and Creativity for All Age Groups

The Artspot is your gateway to a creative experience! A place where you can have fun exploring painting, drawing and sculpture in a supportive, relaxed environment.

‘Many people are busy, yet would still like the chance to be creative.

Others have always wanted to try art but have been afraid they might not be good enough or feel anxious about being in a class environment.’

The Artspot offers a unique opportunity for people to come in and have a go at doing art without making a huge time commitment.

There are art classes and workshops for children and adults. Groups or individuals may also book private classes and sessions.

The Artspot also offers:

“Make Your Own Art” - Relax and have fun as you paint your own special canvas to take home. A chance to ‘have a go’ at art. All materials included in the cost.

Arty Parties - Looking for something different for a birthday party? Whether it’s a birthday for a child or adult, a special event or a hen’s night, there is an arty party to suit you.

Gift Vouchers - A unique Christmas gift idea for an arty friend or family member.

Corporate Workshops - Team-building and bonding workshops with the added benefit of increasing creative thinking within the workplace

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The Hero!

Creative Adventurer and Local Artist

Janene has been teaching art in the Wodonga area for over 18 years. She is well known in the community for delivering art instruction in a way that’s friendly, supportive and inspiring! Janene has a passion for bringing art to people who may not otherwise have experienced it and in a way that is accessible and easy to understandfor the average person.

Janene has a great enthusiasm for Community Art. She is a familiar sight around the area undertaking various community arts projects, particularly with the local schools and Wodonga City Council.

As well as inspiring others to be creative, Janene loves to pursue her own visual arts practice. This includes contemporary paintings, drawings and sculptures which are exhibited and available for purchase at GIGS Art Gallery, Wodonga, Spiritus Art Gallery, Yackandandah and online at Art Me Gallery.

Some highlights of Janene’s art career are:

  • Todos Arte ‘Spice’ -Main Sculptor
  • Todos Arte ‘Bizarre Botanicals’ -Lead Artist
  • ‘Inspiring Ripples Maze’ for Albury Wodonga Volunteers Resource Bureau,
  • ‘Wildside’ youth exhibition
  • ‘Festival for Healthy Living -Promoting Good Mental Health through the Arts in Schools’
  • Three Solo Exhibitions in Wodonga and Melbourne
  • Participated in 28 Group Exhibitions between 2001 and 2013


  • Diploma in Fine Arts - Riverina Institute of TAFE
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Working with Children’s Check

Janene Castillo