News

Entries extended for art show, grand prize pool on offer

Marci Russo and David Allen of the art show organising committee, with Marie Green winner of the Judges Award presented by Bob Maher, Manager Bayer Circuit, QAL (major sponsor). At last year's Captain Cook 1770 Festival art show. Photo Contributed
Marci Russo and David Allen of the art show organising committee, with Marie Green winner of the Judges Award presented by Bob Maher, Manager Bayer Circuit, QAL (major sponsor). At last year's Captain Cook 1770 Festival art show. Photo Contributed Contributed

ART connoisseurs be quick.

The 21st birthday celebration of the 2013 Captain Cook 1770 Festival is set to draw crowds from far and wide to Agnes Water from May 22 to 26.

From all over Australia and often internationally, artists have continued to submit their work in the festival's annual art show.

Entries to this year's epic art show have been extended to Monday, May 6, giving artists the chance to participate in the grand event.

Art show coordinator and festival committee member David Allen said the show covers five categories.

"Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and textiles.

"We also have two junior sections of primary and secondary school which are free to enter."

Mr Allen said the total prize pool is almost $5000.

Major sponsor Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL), are offering the key prizes.

"It's an ever-changing thing," Mr Allen said in relation to the art show.

"It's interesting to watch the progression of the local artists and young artists."

To enter this year's art show simply visit 1770festival.com.au to download the entry form.

Entries into the 2012 Captain Cook 1770 Festival art show. Photo Contributed
Entries into the 2012 Captain Cook 1770 Festival art show. Photo Contributed Contributed

Topics:  art gladstone seventeen seventy



McDonald's shooting: Police actions deemed 'lawful'

CLEARED: Cops who fired shots at a former Gladstone man Zachariah Hewitt deemed lawful.

Police cleared after firing shots at former Gladstone man

UPDATE: Contractor taken to hospital after falling at QAL

Paramedics respond to reports of a man falling 10m at QAL

Man possibly injured after falling 10m

Council's choice in revealing reason behind shock departure of CEO

Gladstone council meeting January 17, 2017.

THE COMMUNITY "doesn't really have a say” in who the council CEO is

Local Partners

The best of SUNfest on show

SUNfest 2017 wraps up on Friday night with showcase event.


New Year New Yard

Win $1000 Bunnings Voucher
Learn More

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

Noll meltdown won't affect Gympie Oz Day concert

Shannon Noll

Photo Contributed

Shannon Noll is still expected to perform in Gympie next Thursday

11 huge events coming to Gladstone in the next 6 months

Events coming up in Gladstone in 2017.

Your guide to exciting events coming to the Gladstone region

Jimmy Barnes Gladstone show not a sell out

Jimmy Barnes will be performing in Gladstone on Saturday at the Harvey Road Tavern.

PLENTY of tickets still available

Your chance to drive like Magnum P.I.

Tom Selleck in Magnum P.I. with his trusty 'side-kick' Ferrari.

FERRARI that appeared on classic detective show goes to auction.

Ocean Sleeper discuss being 'Six Feet Down'.

Ocean Sleeper make waves with their new EP. Photo Contributed

Gippsland band shines at Unify

Bowie's final music EP No Plan released

NEW: Artwork for David Bowie's posthumous 2016 EP, No Plan.

David Bowie's 28th and final album

Crow Street Creative on right track

Crow St Creative host barbecue and bands.

"Blank canvas”: industrial Crow Street developments

Married At First Sight: Ipswich bachelor seeks love

READY FOR IT: Ipswich man Simon McQuillan will appear on the upcoming new season of Married At First Sight.

Romance would top off recovery for Booval man

Collapsed Coast company could owe up to $5 million

Staff, ATO, landlords among those out of pocket.

Ipswich block of dirt sells for $582 a square metre

JUST SOLD: A property on the Brookwater golf course sold for a record-breaking $612,000.

Property smashed 2007 record by close to $100,000

Sunday auction for historical home

Former Catholic school sure to attract spirited bidding

Looking back, looking ahead in Noosa

NEVER-ENDING GLORY: Looking towards Laguna Bay and Hastings St from Noosa National Park.

Natural appeal of Noosa continues to attract buyers

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!