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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!

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

BAVA @ Brigalow Arts Festival

WOW- What a great night with the BAVA ladies :)
Well Done everyone- there were Awards, Highly Commended, Art sales & Auction artworks from Olga, Michele & Karen. Photo of the girls with Brigalow Arts Judge - Marlene Millard. Thanks for a supportive group of artists & friends :)  Love Kym :)


2010 Anglo Coal - Callide Coal Art Scholarship - Jenelle Wood
2010 Acquistions -
Banana Shire Council - Rosemary Anderson
Powers Chartered Accountants - Sue Lederhose
Section 1 2-D Artwork Any Subject Winner -Judy VanderHave

Section 2 "Reflections on Nature" Winner - Burnie Smith 

Section 3 3-D Artworks Winner - Rosemary Anderson

Section 4 Emerging Artists - Sue Ison

Section 5(A) Colour Photography Animal Study- Joanne Gow

Section 5(B) Black & White Photography Animal Study - Sharon Gallagher

Section 6(A) Decorative Painting - Margaret Creed

Section 7(A) Year 8/9 -Helena Turner

Section 7(B) Year 10/11/12 - Stephani Lehmann

High School Encouragement Award - Ashley Newlings

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

The "Cindy and Sue" Exhibition Mundubbera

invites you to the opening of the
The "Cindy and Sue" Exhibition -
A Collection of Artworks by Local Artists
Saturday 23rd October 2010 at 9.00am for 10.00am opening 
 in the Town Hall Supper Room.
RSVP (for catering purposes)
to Ros Berthelsen (Co-ordinator)
Phone 4165 6169 or Email:-

Monday, 11 October 2010

Invitation to an exhibition of Year 3, 4 & 5 art students .... Biloela Library!

Biloela State School

"The Language of Art"
 by years 3, 4 and 5

Biloela  Library
Thusday 14th Oct
 5-6 pm