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BAVA are a group of artists ranging from beginners, intermediate to professional . . . focusing on supporting and developing the talents of local artists to benefit the cultural community of the Banana Shire.

We organize and co-ordinate various workshops through the year and are active participants in cultural events such as the annual Brigalow Arts Festival, Callide Valley Show and individual and combined exhibitions through out the Banana Shire.

We provide information on our calendar of events including workshops, art competitions and Flying Arts details.

Please feel free to leave any comments! We are happy to answer any questions you may have. If you are an artist or aiming to take up some creative pursuits ... please JOIN US! We are eager to hear from you.

Art news from other art groups are also most welcome!

Friday, 2 January 2009

2009 ~ Happy New Year BAVA !!!!

Wishing everyone a Happy & Healthy New Year.
Looking forward to a Creative 2009 :)
Having Fun with ART
Kym :)

~ January Exhibition in the Biloela Library Art Space.
Artworks to arrive on Monday 5th January, 2009 @ the Library 9.30am
Artworks will be there throughout the month and pickup will be Saturday, 31st January.

Exciting BAVA News ~
I have been nominated for the 2009 Australia Day Cultural Award.
A surprise letter on Christmas Eve, I'll have more information closer to the date. Inviting all BAVA artists along to Australia Day @ Banana, Monday, 26th January, 2009. Celebrations will be held at the Sutherland Hall. Commencing @ 10.00 am with a Street Parade. The presentation of Awards will be at approx 2.00 pm.

Other News......

Artist & friend Jenelle Wood and I are off the Toowoomba to attend McGregor, leaving Tuesday 6th January.
A goal we planned for 2010, has come early after I won the Brigalow Art Scholarship supported by Anglo Coal.
Hoping to make it a yearly event - Summer or Winter BAVA Ladies:)
I have chosen to do Acrylics & Mixed Media with Catherine Parker
I first seen Catherine's work as a Flying Arts Tutor in 2006
Jenelle has chosen Pastels with Sue Oakley

McGregor Summer School (Toowoomba campus): 7 - 17 January
McGregor Schools USQ
Artsworx, University of Southern Queensland

I'll take lots of photo's and keep a journal of our days away. Looking forward to sharing all our adventures when we come home.

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations Kym on being nominated for the Aust Day Cultural Award! Fantastic! very exciting for you :)

    Also have a great time in Toowoomba next week! Look forward to hearing all about it when you return :)


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