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Marner to open annual exhibition

Judy Elliott-Maddison won the fine art section with her watercolour titled 'Through The Leaves' at last year's exhibition.
Judy Elliott-Maddison won the fine art section with her watercolour titled 'Through The Leaves' at last year's exhibition.

Artists from the Mid North and further afield will have their works on show as the Gladstone Community Development and Tourism Association holds its annual art exhibition.

The 2019 Gladstone Art Exhibition will be officially opened by Dr Annette Marner at the Gladstone Town Hall on Friday, September 13 from 7.30pm. Entertainment will be provided on the night.

Held as part of the Flinders Ranges A Brush With Art programme, the display will open to the public at the town hall from September 14 to October 11.

The exhibition is available to view from 10am to 4pm daily.

The display has a history of celebrating the works of local artists as well as juniors.

A number of awards will be presented for works submitted.

A junior fine art prize is awarded to artists under the age of 18 as well as an Open Art Award which is eligible for all ages.

A peoples choice award will be awarded for the work that attracts the most votes from the public during the exhibition.

Sections include junior art, boasting works from primary and high school students from the Rocky River district, fine art, photography, sculpture, applied art, patchwork and quilting, fibre art and photos from my phone.

Proceeds from the exhibition will be used toward projects aimed at arts development in the community and cultural tourism.

  • OPENING NIGHT: Friday, September 13 at 7.30pm in the Gladstone Town Hall. $5 admission, includes light refreshments