HUSH FOUNDATION EXHIBITION

And Album Cover Art Competition Booking Form.

INFORMATION

The Hush Foundation has asked CAW artists to submit a design for their new album cover.

So, what is the Hush Foundation? The Foundation was established in 2000 by renowned physician, Dr Catherine Crock AM. She wished to help children undergoing painful medical procedures at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Her inspired vision was to transform the culture of health care through the arts. She began by introducing specially composed music from some of Australia’s foremost musicians and composers into hospital operating theatres and recovery rooms. Since then 19 stunning volumes of music have been recorded and made available to hospitals and care facilities throughout Australia and around the world.

Now COVID-19 restrictions have eased, the next Hush Album is being prepared. And this is where you can be involved.

The new album will feature 6 female singer-songwriters: Kate Miller Heidke, Megan Washington, Mama Kin, Naomi Crellin, Emily Wuramurra, and Missy Higgins.

Catherine took these musicians to visit maternity and mother-baby units where they met and talked with young parents about the joys and challenges of new parenthood. Each singer then wrote two songs. All are also parents of young children so they are able to also bring their own experiences to bear. Their performances are accompanied by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

The title of the album will be Hand in Hand. This will be the highest profile album so far for Hush and will bring new audiences. So Hush has asked CAW for a standout piece of artwork by the end of January. We assured her that CAW artists are up to the challenge.

You can find out more about The Hush 20 Project on the Hush website.

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