Call for artists to enter IlluminARTe exhibition

Wollondilly Arts Group Inc members Janet Dalton, Susan Jane, Roswitha Giersch and Ingrid Spole are eager to see the entries in this year's art exhibition.
Wollondilly Arts Group Inc members Janet Dalton, Susan Jane, Roswitha Giersch and Ingrid Spole are eager to see the entries in this year's art exhibition.

Emerging or established artists are encouraged to enter the IlluminARTe art exhibition.

As part of the IlluminARTe Festival, Wollondilly Arts Group is curating an exhibition and the artisan market in the Wollondilly Shire Hall on Saturday, May 5.

Secretary Janet Dalton said the display would showcase the artistic diversity of the works created by regional and local artists.

“We invite Wollondilly, Macarthur, Wingecarribee and Southern Tablelands Arts region artists to enter works,” she said.

“The entries should incorporate the theme ‘Create; Render; Excite’.

“You could win the exhibition prize of $250 and peoples choice prize of $150.”

Ms Dalton said thousands of people would see the artists’ work.

“More than 20,000 people visited the vibrant IlluminARTe Wollondilly Festival last year,” she said.

“It’s the largest event on Wollondilly’s calendar.”

Exhibition entries close at 5pm on Thursday, April 19. No late entries will be accepted.

Locals can see the entries from Friday, May 4 from 10am to 4pm, Saturday, May 5 from 12pm to 9pm and Sunday, April 6 from 10am to 3pm.

The Wollondilly Shire Hall Art Spaces and Hall is located at 44 - 60 Menangle Street, Picton.

For more information, see the art group’s websiteconditions of entry and online entry form or contact Janet Dalton on 4681 8579 or janetdalton@ozemail.com.au.

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