Rotary Club of Victor Harbor Art Show will now accept entries

2018 winner: Victor Harbor artist Tom O’Callaghan and Judge Alison Mitchell-Hannaford with Tom’s painting 'Flight'.
2018 winner: Victor Harbor artist Tom O’Callaghan and Judge Alison Mitchell-Hannaford with Tom’s painting 'Flight'.

It's time to get those brushes working and finish your paintings, as entries are now open for the 40th Rotary Club of Victor Harbor Art Show. Artists will wish to emulate the achievement of 2018 winner Tom O’Callaghan.

The Art Show will open on Friday evening, January 11, 2019 with the Rotary Club’s Preview Function.

The marquee, on Warland Reserve which will house the paintings will be open to the public from Saturday, January 12 and run through the week, closing Saturday evening, January 19. South Coast Sand & Civil won the naming rights at a sponsors function last month.

Chair of the Art Show committee Sue Ellers said the club looked forward to see the great variety of art that will be entered and competing for the coveted $12,500 Corporate Award or the Acquisitive prizes on offer commencing with two at $5000 each and six more.

The sponsors of the acquisitive prizes are City of Victor Harbor $5000, Wes and Susan Seja $5000, RNI Constructions $2500, South Coast Sand & Civil $2250, Shed Boss $1750, SMP Accountants $1500, AEP Health Group $1000 and Fran Gerard $750.

Artists can enter through the website www.victorharborartshow.com.au click on Register for the Art Show, this will take you to Gallery 247 to enter your details and upload your photos.

“You can see the Help button for full instructions. You will receive acknowledgement of your entry, but your paintings are not accepted until after the close of entries when you will be notified and receive labels for the accepted paintings. The entry payment will then be processed. This will be in early December,” Sue said.

If you need assistance with your entry you can email John at  entries@victorharborartshow.com.au Entries will close on November 30 2018. The Rotary Club of Victor Harbor Art Show attracts thousands through the marquee on Warland Reserve, with hundreds of thousands of dollars going to local and international projects, which benefits so many communities.

The marquee will house more than 1000 pieces of works from local and interstate artists. 

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