2019 Dorrigo show art competition

FINE ARTS SECTION OF THE DORRIGO SHOW

 
 

Since 1967, at the invitation of the Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Agricultural Show Society, the Dorrigo Visual Arts Group has organised the Fine Arts Section at the annual Show. The Show is being held this year on Saturday and Sunday, 23rd and 24th November. The exhibition covers almost half the wall space in the Show Pavilion, providing a stunning backdrop to the other interesting and beautiful Section displays.

AWARDS

This year the main awards are:  

  • 1st Prize $600

  • 2nd Prize $400, sponsored by Peter Mortimore Gallery

  • 3rd Prize $200

In addition:

  • Portrait Award $200, sponsored by the Cork Trust

  • Drawing Award $200, sponsored by Barbara Dowling

  • People‚Äôs Choice Award $50.

 


Key dates and information:

  • Closing Date for Entry forms: 4pm Monday, 28th October 2109.

  • Deliver Entries: Dorrigo Showground Pavilion on Monday, 18th November 11am to 2pm.

The overall theme of the 2019 Dorrigo Show this year is "Youth" should you wish to work to a theme.

For full details download the Entry Form HERE


PREVIEW, PRESENTATION OF AWARDS AND JUDGE'S CRITIQUE

Preview Night at the Fine Arts Section of the Dorrigo Show

Preview Night at the Fine Arts Section of the Dorrigo Show

This will be held on Wednesday, 20th November from 7.30pm. Over the years the preview has proved a popular social event plus an opportunity to purchase first-class visual art. Entry to the opening night is $2, and each year Group members donate work to be raffled. Invitations to attend are extended to all who enjoy the great diversity of art. Our Judge this year is New England artist, Barbara McKay.