Bellingen Show 2018

Presented by:   The Bellinger River Agricultural Society Ltd
ABN 83 002 938 418

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018

EJ Mantova Memorial Art Competition 28th of April 2018
Entries Close 13th April 2018
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Life is a great big canvas

Entries for the annual EJ Mantova Memorial Art Competition are now open to anybody from 12 – 112yrs who want to fill their canvas with colour, black & white or just about any variation of mixed media. You are limited only by your imagination! Each year this competition runs alongside the Bellingen Agricultural Show and is the longest continuously running Art prize in Bellingen.

There are 6 classes for entries carrying a total prize package of $3000:
1.      Landscape or Seascape
2.      Marie Warwick Memorial Watercolour
3.      Open
4.      Drawing
5.      Sculpture
6.      Children’s Division 2-17yrs

As additional incentive there’s also the Children’s Encouragement Award: A 2019 Camp Creative Scholarship, and the NAB People’s Choice Award.

Closing date for entry forms is Friday 13th April, then entries should be delivered to the Showground Pavilion Gallery between 4-7pm, Tuesday 24th April. The official prize giving ceremony, to be opened by Mayor Dominic King, will take place at 2pm, Saturday 28th April in the Pavillion Gallery at the Bellingen Showground. Winners will be announced in the local press soon afterwards.

So download your entry form at the website today:, or pick one up from the Library or one of the shops and galleries around town.

All enquiries should go to organiser, Jackie Lee on 0404 658 116.
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Executive Committee
President Ted Greenwood
6655 9046

Secretary  Mary Ann Perry
0498 483 915
Mr M Singleton
Please direct all correspondence to:

The Secretary
P O Box 149, Bellingen NSW 2454

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