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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!

Thursday, 7 January 2010

ART EXHIBITION ~ Artworks by BAVA Members from 2009 Workshops

Collage of BAVA 2009
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BAVA Proposed 2010 Calendar

January Exhibition in the Biloela
Library Art Space 2010.
Papermaking with Michele Briggs. TBC
Tracey Hewitt Visual Diary Covers -
Coordinator Glenda Semple
Kym Barrett - Mixed Media Artists/Tutor
Coordinator Maria Wiley
C.V.A. & P. Show May 14th & 15th
Catherine Parker—Mixed Media Artists/Tutor
Coordinator Kym Simms
Print Making with Jenelle Wood
BAVA @ Byfield
Beginners Weekend TBC
Visit to Auda Maclean, Baralaba
Norm Harris—Graphite Artist
.Extension with Portraiture or Sculpture with Sandstone with Tutor Rosemary Anderson.
BAVA Christmas Dinner.

January Exhibition is becoming very traditional for the members in the group each year, our 3rd Exhibition in the Biloela Library Art Space,.
Tuesday 5th January, we set up the artworks and had a great team of helpers.
Thanks Ladies for your help on the day, it was very much appreciated.
Artworks exhibited were created by the participants at workshops or at home throughout 2009.
31 artworks are on show, so I encourage members, family & friends to support the BAVA exhibit at the library this month.
The artworks will be collected on Friday, 29th January, 2010.
Congrats Ladies, It's a wonderful exhibit of Artowrks :)