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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!

Saturday, 19 March 2011

Tracey Hewitt Scarf-making Workshop!

Tracey demonstrating how the start a scarf
 Helen & Glenda working on their scarves with Sarah's in the foreground
Tracey demonstrating sewing the scarf
 Millie Matha's scarf pinning ready for sewing
Judy Vande Have's scarf preparation
Browynne Bates' finished scarf
Gail Van Itallie's finished scarf
Sarah Larsen's scarf nearly ready to sew
Glenda's Scarf
Kym Simms sewing her scarf
The happy group!

Another great workshops on the weekend .... making FABULOUS individual scarves! Congrats to Tracey and all the talented students!


Saturday, 5 March 2011

Studio Time! Our first gathering ....

A lovely afternoon was spent with a few of our group today .... hope to get more newcomers next time on Saturday 2nd April 1pm - 5pm.

We enjoyed the casual atmosphere talking about art and some of us working on individual pieces .... beautiful art room at the Redeemer State Primary School!