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Welcome to our website!

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!

Monday, 24 August 2009


Dear Artists,


Workshop 1 Program Attached for Jenni Kelly Workshop in September.
September Workshop ~ with Artist & Tutor Jenni Kelly.
Workshop 1 Cost-$50.00 Beginner - "Funtastic Acrylics" Thursday, 3rd & Friday 4th September.
Please contact me for banking details and a workshop summary & material list.
Any questions please contact or 0749922625
It's great to have these workshop for 2009. Supported & Funded by RADF.
MAX 12-13 Participants per Workshop 1.
Please confirm your interest & payment $50.00 per workshop by Friday, 28th August, 2009.
Bank Direct Deposit preferred or Payment of Cash or Cheque to Suncorp.

Thankyou for your interest in this workshop,
Looking forward to 4 days of Funtastic Workshops.
Having Fun with ART'09
Kym :)

Sunday, 23 August 2009

I have something special to share with you all ...

please visit my site to view my announcement!

I would love to have my BAVA friends over again to show you in person at our next get together :)

Blessings to you!

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Renee Blackwell - Getting the Word Out & Giveaways.

Check out Renee Blackwell Design.

and her Website -

Saturday, 8 August 2009

Dichroic Glass workshop (2)

Hi Everyone, A good time was had by all at the second Dichroic Glass workshop on July 25th. I was unable to attend but when I returned in the afternoon & I saw all the lovely pieces the ladies had made I was extremely envious. I will definately be doing the third workshop! October 25th is the date for the next workshop for beginners & Robyn thinks she will do the next advanced course in November sometime. I will advise Kym of the date soon. The Bluecare Respite Centre is as always a great place to have workshops & the next workshop will be there also. Please email me if you would like to do the class. I have nearly a full list for workshop 3 but lots of people dropped out of the last one & if anyone drops out of this one there will be places available. Email me on if you would like to give it a go. I hope you're well, Happy Creating, Olley.

Monday, 3 August 2009

BAVA & Dichorich Workshop Very Successfull.

Successful Workshop Organised Olga Bath. Big Thankyou to you Olley :)
Photo's of Jewellery to come.
Next workshop 25th October, 2009.
Contact Olga Bath -

25th Dichorich Jewellery Workshop (3)

(max 14 people)