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.
This year the main awards are:
1st Prize $600
2nd Prize $400, sponsored by Peter Mortimore Gallery
3rd Prize $200
Portrait Award $200, sponsored by the Cork Trust
Drawing Award $200, sponsored by Barbara Dowling
People’s 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
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.