Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition introduces it judges

It is time to get entries into the Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition as time is running out to register.

The exhibition is the initiative of the Rotary Club of Goolwa with proceeds going back to the local community.

A spokesperson said registrations are well underway and always very busy during the next couple of weeks, therefore register as soon as possible as the exhibition is limited to 750 works.

“There are 10 art awards and 10 photographic awards totalling $17,250,” spokesperson said.

Entry forms an be accessed www.goolwaexhibition.org.au 

Alternatively manual entries can be posted to Rotary Club, PO Box 193, Goolwa, 5214. There are two judging panels, one for Art, where there are 10 awards.

The panel consists of Andrew Baines, well  known for his surrealist paintings of people land dogs where he has them photographed en masse at suburban beaches, Jane Hylton, now retired from her former position at the Art Gallery of SA as curator of Australian paintings and now lives in Goolwa and Richard Heathcote, Director of Adelaide's historic Carrick Hill.

The second is the Photographic judging panel with 10 awards also.

This panel consists of Alex Frayne, involved in film and still images. As well as making short and feature film, recently his still photography has earned acclaim. His images are held in collections in Australia and overseas.

Geoff Smith and Anne Emmett are both accredited with SA Phtographic Federation at club, national and international levels. Geoff and Anne have received numerous awards for their work.

The Rotary Club of Goolwa will hold its sixth annual Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition. Chair of the 2018 art show committee Greg Casson said the club aims to make 2018 even better if that is possible. 

“The 2018 exhibition will build on those successes by offering fantastic prizes making other improvements to enhance both the entrants and viewing public’s experience,” Greg said. 

The Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition is open to the public on March 24 and run through to April 7, at the Signal Point Gallery at the Wharf Precinct from 9.30am to 4pm.

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