Young artists of the Gladstone Region have the chance again, to get creative as Council invites primary school aged children to enter the 2020 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.
Initiated in 2006, this ever-growing art collection, inspired by ‘who and what makes Australia great’, features work by local primary school-aged students. Digital copies of entries are stored in the Gallery & Museum’s digital vault.
Since the first presentation was held in 2007, the Gallery & Museum has received thousands of vibrant submissions.
Each year, winners are announced during Council’s Australia Day celebrations and the colourful and imaginative artworks tour the region for all to enjoy.
As part of an annual cultural exchange, 14 selected works are exhibited in Gladstone’s Sister City, Saiki City, Japan each September.
To assist budding artists with their entries three FREE workshops with local artist Andreia Pereira, are on offer. Basic materials are provided just bring your art gear and great ideas.
Each workshop will be held from 10.30am to 12pm at the following venues:
Tuesday, 17 December 2019, QCWA Hall, Mt Larcom
Wednesday, 18 December 2019, QCWA Hall, Tannum Sands
Thursday, 19 December 2019, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum
Entries close 4pm, Friday, 20 December 2019
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum
Cnr of Goondoon & Bramston Sts