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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!


BAVA Inc provides several workshops per year with experienced tutors from around Australia including local artists.

Membership to BAVA Inc entitles you to a discount on all workshops, regular updates, insurance/public liability cover and the chance to be part of a creative and friendly group of like minded people.

We will also place a link to your website/blog in our Members Tab.

The cost is $25 annual or $12.50 6mths

If you wish to join please email President Gail Van Itallie, who will send you a Membership Form.

If you have any ideas on workshops, tutors or other related subjects that you would like to share please join us at our monthly meetings or contact our Correspondence Secretary, Jane Gray


Michele Briggs

Vice President
Jenelle Wood

Secretary – Correspondence:
Jane Gray
Glenda Semple

Secretary – Minutes:
Gwen Evetts
Publicity Officer:
Maria Wiley