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Entries Open for Australia’s Largest Annual LGBTQI Visual Arts Exhibition, bentART

Source: bentART
Archived 20 May 2019 - Posted: 24 Mar 2019
Images: Brigitte Grant Photography
bentART, Australia’s largest LGBTQI annual visual arts exhibition, has opened for entries in this year’s exhibition. LGBTQI artists from the local region as well as across Australia are encouraged to enter up to 3 artworks in the 2019 exhibition which will be held on the June Long Weekend.

Entries are open from now and close Monday 13th May, 2019. Categories include Open Category and Pets & Wildlife Smartphoneography. For 2019, a new category of A6 Postcard with the theme Reassessing Normal has been added to the mix. Visual artists from all disciplines including photography, painting, sculpture, drawing and mixed media are encouraged to enter.

The annual exhibition offers a variety of prizes including over $6000 in prize money.

The 15th Annual bentART Exhibition will be held at the Wentworth Falls School of Arts in the Blue Mountains over the June Long Weekend, 7 – 10 June, 2019. A gala opening night event with announcement of the prizes takes place on the Friday night.

Entries can be made online through the bentART website, and is open to anyone who identifies as LGBTQI from Australia. bentART membership is required.

Key Points:

  • Entries open Monday 18, Close Monday 13th May
  • Australia’s largest LGBTQI Annual Visual Arts Exhibition
  • Prizes over $6000
  • 15th Annual exhibition held on June Long Weekend, 7  – 10 June
  • Entries open to LGBTQI people from Australia

bentART Exhibition

Dates:
7 - 10 June 2019

Venue:
Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Great Western Highway, Wentworth Falls

 
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