Brigalow Arts Festival

Brigalow Arts Festival Splash
Brigalow 2024 Dates Promotion (Updated)

4 October - 6 December 2024

Fine Art | Photography | Textiles | Sculpture | Decorative Art | New Media 

Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery proudly presents the Brigalow Arts Festival 2024. The Brigalow Arts Festival is an annual open art exhibition that gives Banana Shire and Central Queensland artists the opportunity to display their works, and receive cash prizes, acquisitions and awards. The Brigalow Arts Festival is suitable for artists of any career stage who practice in any artistic medium.


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2024 Key Dates

Entry Forms Available To be announced
Entry Forms Due 5:00pm Mon 2 Sep 2024
Artwork Delivery Due 8:30am - 4:30pm Fri 20 Sep 2024
Exhibition Dates Friday 4 Oct - Fri 6 Dec 2024
Official Opening and Presentations 6:00pm Fri 4 Oct 2024
Workshop 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Sat 5 Oct 2024
Artwork Collection 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Wed 11 Dec 2024
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1) Bernie Smith Memorial 2D works on paper-based supports (e.g. drawing, print, pastel, watercolour etc.)

1st: $1000

2nd: $300

2) Easel Works 2D works on non paper-based supports (e.g. mixed media, acrylic, oil paint, mixed media etc.)

1st: $1000

2nd: $300

3) Photography and Digital Works Photography (B&W and colour) and  works displayed by digital means using screens, projection or sound (e.g video, animation, new media or audio works).

1st: $1000

2nd: $500

3rd: $300

4) 3D Works Sculpture, ceramics, 3D textiles, jewellery 

1st: $1000

2nd: $300

5) Youth Photography Photography colour and B&W by artists grade 7-12 or equivalent age. Must be under 18 as of 4th Oct 2024. 

1st: $200

2nd: $100

6) Youth Open - Senior Works of any medium by artists grade 10-12 or equivalent age. Must be under 18 as of 4th Oct 2024. 

1st: $200

2nd: $100

7) Youth open - Junior Works of any medium by artists grade 7-9 or equivalent age.

1st: $100

2nd: $50

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Brigalow Arts Festival Awards




Brigalow Art Award $3000
Theme Award (Memory) $1000
Local Artist Award $1500
Emerging Artist Award $1000
Youth Brigalow Art Award $500
Youth Encouragement Award $150





Banana Shire Council Acquisition $1000
Moore Australia Acquisition $1000
Queensland Nitrates PTY LTD Acquisition $1000


Contact Brigalow Arts Festival



 Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery: 07 4992 9500
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