Brigalow Arts Festival

Brigalow Arts Festival Splash

15 October - 3 December 2021

Fine Art | Photography | Textiles | Sculpture | Decorative Art 

Banana Shire Art Gallery Association Inc. proudly presents the Brigalow Arts Festival, Banana Shire's local visual art awards. Brigalow Arts Festival is hosted annually in October at Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery.

2021 Key Dates

 Entries Open Now
 Entries Close

Friday 17 September


 Artwork Delivery

Wednesday 6 October

9:00am - 5:00pm

 Festival Opening & Presentations

Friday 15 October

Details to be confirmed

 Final Day of Festival

Friday 3 December

 Artwork Collection (in person)

Monday 6 December

10:00am - 5:00pm

Artwork Collection (courier & postage) From Tuesday 7 December

Brigalow Arts Festival Awards

Please note the below list is for the 2021 Brigalow Arts Festival Awards details.



Banana Shire Council Acquisitive Award $1000
Moore Australia Acquisitive Award $1000
Queensland Nitrate Pty Acquisitive Award $1000
Local Artist Award $1000
Youth Engagement Award $150

Section 1: Burnie Smith Memorial Two Dimensional Works

1st: $1000

2nd: $200

Section 2: Three Dimensional Works

1st: $1000

2nd: $200

Section 3: Photography Theme: TBC

1st: $1000

2nd: $200

Section 4: Themed Section: TBC

1st: $1000

2nd: $200

Section 5: Emerging Artists

1st: $750

Section 6: Photography - Under 18 Years Theme: TBC

1st: $200

2nd: $75

3rd: $25

Section 7: Youth Artworks Grades 7-9

1st: $200

2nd: $75

3rd: $25

Section 8: Youth Artworks Grades 10-12

1st: $200

2nd: $75

3rd: $25

Consult the entry form for further details and conditions of entry


Artwork Judge: Andrea Chapman

Photography Judge: Mark Coombe






Brigalow Arts Festival - Water Colour Workshop with Andrea Chapman (2021 Brigalow Arts Festival Artwork Judge) 

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Location: Banana Shire Council Biloela Training Facility

                       64 Valentines plains Road, Biloela, QLD 4715

Date: Saturday 16 October 2021

Time: 8.30am for 9.00am start - 4.00pm

Fee: $60/person

RSVP: by 9th October 2021


To make a booking please contact Banana Shire Art Gallery Association & Brigalow Arts Festival

Email:           Phone:  Glenda Semple (President) 0428 957 271


Contact Brigalow Arts Festival

President & Festicak Co-ordinator Glenda Semple 0420 957 271
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