Whitsundays Art Festival Exhibition

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The 2022 Whitsundays Arts Festival invites you to come with us on a journey of music, film, performance, sculpture, visual arts, and songwriting.

The Whitsundays Arts Festival theme in 2022 is Memories.

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” – Elie Wiesel

The Whitsundays Arts Festival Art Prize Exhibition will be held at Coral Sea Marina Resort in Airlie Beach from 23-30th September 2022.

Location:  The Elbow Room, Coral Sea Marina ResortOpening Hours: 

Friday 23 September, 6.30pm to 8pmSaturday 24 September, 9am to 4pmSunday 25 September, 9am to 4pmMonday 26 September, 9am to 4pmTuesday 27 September, 9am to 4pmWednesday 28 September, 9am to 4pmThursday 29 September, 9am to 4pm           Friday 30 September, 9am to 1pm

The Exhibition finalists were selected by Mary Ann Santin of ARI Whitsundays and Kate O’Hara of Umbrella Studio. The recipients of the awards will be determined by guest judge Tracy Cooper-Lavery, Director, Gallery & Visual Arts at HOTA Home of the Arts Gold Coast. The major prize-winning artwork will be acquired into the Whitsundays Regional Council Art Collection.  Winners will be announced at the Exhibition opening on 23 September 2022 at 6.45PM.

A People’s Choice prize will also be awarded, as voted by exhibition visitors.

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