Brigalow Arts Festival

Brigalow Arts Festival Splash

13 October - 8 December 2023

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

Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery proudly presents the Brigalow Arts Festival 2023. 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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BRIGALOW ART FESTIVAL AWARDS - 2023

2023 Key Dates

Entry Forms Due 5:00pm Friday 15th September 2023
Artwork Delivery Due 8:30am - 4:30pm Friday 6th October 2023
Exhibition Dates Friday 13th October - Friday 8th December 2023
Official Opening and Presentations 6:00pm Friday 13th October 2023
Painting Workshop with Emma Ward 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Saturday 14th October 2023
Artwork Collection 8:30am - 4:30pm 13th December 2023

Brigalow Arts Festival Awards

 

Awards

Prize

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

 

 

Acquisitions

Prize

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

 

 

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Prize

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 13th Oct 2023. 

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 13th Oct 2023. 

1st: $200

2nd: $100

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

1st: $100

2nd: $50

Contact Brigalow Arts Festival

Email brigalow@banana.qld.gov.au

Phone

 Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery: 07 4992 9500
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