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Australian Watercolour Muster 2021
Old Court House Cairns & Online

The ‘Australian Watercolour Muster’ is designed to give Australian Artists a broader platform to showcase our Artwork to the World, to create opportunities to interact with each other and international markets, and to share/exchange studios and exhibit where possible in this World

‘Submission’ of Work by Australian Watercolour Artists to this Australian Watercolour Muster, is also the way to be part of the annual selection process for FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy an amazing Meetup of over 86 Countries, and an opportunity to showcase your Artwork internationally.

Artworks Shown in Preview: 190

Location: Old Court House Cairns & Online
38 - 40 Abbott Street, Cairns‎
Cairns QLD 4870

Dates Open: 11-Sep-2021 Until 30-Nov-2021

Website: https://australianwatercolourmuster.com/

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Amber Noseda, An exhibition of PhotographsMOCO Gallery, Halls Gap

Join us for Amber Noseda's exhibition of photography inspired by the Otway ranges and Great Ocean Road area, her birds in flight are as powerful as her dramatic landscapes. Opening night Friday the 20th, all welcome.

Dates Open: 01-Oct-2021 Until 31-Oct-2021

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Chronocentric SonderThe Ferryman's Hut

Dates Open: 22-Oct-2021 Until 31-Oct-2021

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Colour is in the DetailKaye West Studios

If you adore colour, you will fall in love with the paintings of Tanya Ashworth and Tina Dinte. With backgrounds in design, Tanya and Tina possess the unique knowledge to use colour that invokes emotion.

Whether it is a Brisbane skyscape painted with a vibrant palette that shares with the viewer Tanya’s love for our glorious city or Tina’s use of muted colours in an abstract that represents the morning sun rising through the trees on her bush block, both artists create artworks that international collectors are proud to have in their homes.

At the Camp Hill exhibition, Tanya will feature a new range of artworks. A huge favourite is her signature, Brisbane-themed artworks. Lately, though, she has drawn inspiration from the era in which she devised concepts from Japanese kimono prints. The challenge of new ideas, plus the love of light, colour and shadow are very much apparent in the work you will see.

Tina will be debuting a new collection of large statement pieces, including several unique birds, Australian-themed abstracts and floral still life. To really appreciate Tina’s unique technique of ‘drawing with paint’, her work must be seen in real life. So don’t miss her first exhibition for 2021.

Dates Open: 27-Oct-2021 Until 07-Nov-2021

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Glenside Lions Art Show 2021
Burnside Town Hall

Come along and see up to 450 works of art from community based artists from 10am to 5pm each day from 28/10/2021 until 2/11/21 .

This year’s beneficiary is Catherine House, offers crisis, long term accommodation and support services for women experiencing homelessness in South Australia.

Artworks Shown in Preview: 401

Location: Burnside Town Hall
401 Greenhill Road
Tusmore SA 5065

Dates Open: 28-Oct-2021 Until 03-Nov-2021

Website: http://glensidelionsartshow.com.au/

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Marysville Art ShowMarysville Informatuon and Regional Arts Space (MiRa)

A fabulous show based at MiRa Marysville. This long-standing show, featuring in the past over 100 works from regional Victorian and Melbourne metropolitan areas, is just one of the fabulous events making up Arts Fest in Marysville, so come a bit early and make plans to join us in Marysville between October 28 and November 4, 2021. Further details and up-to-date information about the Arts Fest and the Art Show can be found on the website

Dates Open: 29-Oct-2021 Until 02-Nov-2021

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Rotary Daylesford Art ShowDaylesford Town Hall

The 2021 Rotary Daylesford Art Show and Sale will held at the Daylesford Town Hall over the Melbourne Cup long weekend - Friday 29 October to Tuesday 2 November. The Art Show highlights the work of the many talented artists from throughout our region. A percentage of the sale price of each painting sold supports Rotary projects in our community.

Dates Open: 29-Oct-2021 Until 02-Nov-2021

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Portland Art Show 2021 - Show Postponed
Civic Hall

Portland Art Show 2021 - Show Postponed


Location: Civic Hall
30 Bentinck St
Portland VIC 3305

Dates Open: 29-Oct-2021 Until 31-Oct-2021

Website: http://portlandartshow.com.au/

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Music Is My MuseWildwood Instruments Art Gallery

Artist and luthier Nick Carpenter is showcasing his much anticipated second art exhibition Music Is My Muse. Nick delves deep into the grit and glitz of our musical culture with his original and intriguing style of art. Combining his skills of instrument maker, artist and musician he creates sculptural and 3D artworks based around the theme of music. This exhibition will be launching the new Wildwood Instruments Art Gallery in Mount Franklin, near Daylesford VIC.

If you cannot make it, the exhibition will also be online on the Wildwood Instruments website.

Dates Open: 30-Oct-2021 Until 28-Nov-2021

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Glen Thompson Art Show 2021Memorial Hall

This is the inaugural Glenthompson Art Show situated at the beautiful Southern Grampians. $5,900 in Prizes, artists are invited to enter their artwork for the 4 day show and sales. The Art Show is held on Melbourne Cup Long weekend From Sat 30th October - Tues 2nd November. Opening Night and Awards night is Friday 29th October (Limited Tickets available)

Dates Open: 30-Oct-2021 Until 02-Nov-2021

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Knox Art Show 2021
Knox Community Arts Centre

47th Knox Annual Art Exhibition at Knox Community Arts Centre, Cnr Mountain Highway. 

Location: Knox Community Arts Centre
Cnr. Mountain Highway & Scoresby Road
Bayswater VIC 3153

Dates Open: 05-Nov-2021 Until 12-Nov-2021

Website: http://www.knoxartshow.org.au/

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Bridgewater Lake Art ShowBridgewater Lake Retirement Estate

Entries are now open to sell and display your art work along with over 60 artist and 300 paintings at the 8th Bridgewater Lake Art Show. Join Craigieburn, Sunbury, Plenty Valley, Glenroy and other local artist. There is a $2 entry fee and no commissions on sold paintings.

Call Peter on 0419028518

Dates Open: 09-Nov-2021 Until 09-Dec-2021

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West Torrens Art Prize 2021
The West Torrens Auditorium Gallery

Paintings, photographs, mixed media and digital artworks exploring this theme are sought in 2019 for the West Torrens Art Prize.

The aim of the West Torrens Art Prize is to encourage South Australian residents aged 16 years and over to create an artwork that is reflective of 'Migration: Arrivals and Departures', with West Torrens being the home of modern day arrivals and departures via the Adelaide Airport. 

Artworks Shown in Preview: 52

Location: The West Torrens Auditorium Gallery
1 Brooker Terrace
Hilton SA 5033

Dates Open: 13-Nov-2021 Until 20-Nov-2021

Website: http://www.westtorrensartprize.com.au/

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Art for the AnimalsFridays Studio

Art for the Animals raises money for protection of wildlife from trafficking and habitat loss in one of the largest intact old growth forests in Asia, the Southern Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia. This is our inaugural art show and we welcome artists to apply.

Dates Open: 18-Nov-2021 Until 18-Nov-2021

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Albert Park College Art Show 2021
Studio 120

Back for its eleventh year, this annual exhibition organised by Albert Park College (APC) has an established reputation for excellence with artists and collectors alike. It welcomes artworks across a range of mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking, digitally created artworks, photography and sculpture.


The APC Art Show awards a range of prizes for excellence across all mediums for both professional/emerging artists and students. The prizes pool consists of seven individual awards at a total value of over $5,000. One outstanding entry will be awarded $2,000 and will become part of the Albert Park College Collection.

The APC Art Show returns in 2021 as an in-person event at our spacious new venue - Studio 120, Level 1, 120 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3206.

Please check the APC Art Show website for key dates and entry conditions.

Artworks Shown in Preview: 207

Location: Studio 120
120 Bay Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Dates Open: 26-Nov-2021 Until 28-Nov-2021

Website: https://albertparkcollegeartshow.com.au/

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Ocean Grove Annual Art ShowOcean Grove Annual Art Show

Rotary Club of Ocean Grove Inc.

It’s happening ! - our 10th Annual Art Show

Supporting Local charities: Disabled Surfers and Riding Develops Abilities. Over $13 000 In prize money.

Details obtainable from our web site.

Dates Open: 27-Nov-2021 Until 28-Nov-2021

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Linden Postcard Show 2021
Linden House

Artworks Shown in Preview: 1046

Location: Linden House
26 Acland Street
St Kilda VIC 3182

Dates Open: 02-Dec-2021 Until 27-Feb-2022

Website: http://lindenpostcardshow.com.au/

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Sorrento Art Show 2022
Sorrento Community Centre

Each year in January, the Rotary Club of Sorrento stages the Annual Art Show Sorrento. Oils, watercolours, acrylics and ink on paper form a dynamic exhibition, giving enjoyment to those who attend. All funds raised go to community projects.

Our best painting prize is $5,000 due to a generous bequest for a late member's wife

Location: Sorrento Community Centre
David Macfarlan Reserve
Sorrento VIC 3943

Dates Open: 06-Jan-2022 Until 12-Jan-2022


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Victor Harbor Art Show 2022
Warland Reserve

The 42nd Award winning Victor Harbor Art Show will be held on Warland Reserve (adjacent to the Causeway ) in Victor Harbor, South Australia with a ticketed Preview on 8th January 2020 then open to the public from Saturday January 9th to Saturday 16th 2021.

Location: Warland Reserve
adjacent to the Causeway
Victor Harbor SA 5211

Dates Open: 09-Jan-2022 Until 16-Jan-2022

Website: http://www.victorharborartshow.com.au/

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1000 Ripple EffectsA Place To Call Home

I am personally inviting you to be part of the 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibition.

Your Art Will Leave A Ripple Effect Legacy.

I have put together the 1000 Ripple Effects art exhibition to support the opening and official launch of the 1000 Ripple Effects Project. I am opening a community center – A Place To Call Home – Creating a safe space for young people aged 18 and older who have left the foster care system. The statistics show, once a 18 year old leaves foster care there is 71% homelessness and 47% unemployment. These kids have no one to rely upon and no one to depend on in life. They are making their own way. A Place To Call Home aims to reduce homelessness and unemployment for these young people.

“Success is about how many people lived a better life because you lived.” ~ Stacey Huish

Your art would be an amazing contribution to the entire project. Your ability to capture and express messages through art will hold peoples attention and get really important messages across to members of the community. People relate to art, people understand art. Your art speaks volumes. You are very talented. Your art is going to be Making A Massive Difference to the lives of young people every day.

I say it again!

I am personally inviting you to be part of the 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibition.

Your Art Will Leave A Ripple Effect Legacy.

Artists 18 years and older are invited to submit up to five pieces of three dimensional work in any media for an exhibit. Submissions must explore the 1000 Ripple Effects themes of:
* Foster Care
* A Mothers Love
* A Fathers Guiding Voice
* Inspired To Success
* Positive Body Image
and must align with 1000 Ripple Effects core values of beauty, sincerity, vulnerability, celebrating diversity and engagement.

What You Get:
1000 Ripple Effects Artists:

• Exhibit Your Art as part of the 1000 Ripple Effects Offical Launch.
• Lifetime membership to display your art at any or all future 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibitions (Conditions Apply).
• Every year the 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibition will display with a different theme.
• The 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibition will display in both Australia and overseas art gallaries.
• The 1000 Ripple Effects Art Exhibition will display as an online art exhibition (If COVID19 restrictions are in place).
• Artist Profile Page.
• All of your Art will be for sale in the 1000 Ripple Effects Art Online Shop
• There will be a page, people can book an Artist or workshop from.
• The Exhibition will attract both Print and digital media attention.
• The Exhibition will be posted about across relevant social media pages.
• On the night of the 1000 Ripple Effects Official Launch, your art will be for sale.
• All sales attract 20% Commission to 1000 Ripple Effects

If you can see yourself being a 1000 Ripple Effects Artist, AND you can see your Art Making a real contribution to the community, please visit the website for more information: www.1000rippleeffects.com/artistlaunch.html
Looking forward to having you as one of the 1000 Ripple Effects Artists!

Dates Open: 10-Jan-2022 Until 28-Feb-2022

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