2020 Celebrate Australia

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First Prize Section Two 2019 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition, "A Drought is Coming" by Nyah Loosmore

2020 Celebrate Australia

FREE school holiday workshops


Length: 10.30am to 12pm

Location: Mt Larcom, Tannum Sands, Gladstone

Cost: FREE

Age group: Primary school ages

Availability: 8 per workshop

What's provided: Basic materials

Bring: Art clothes, great ideas

Young artists of the Gladstone Region have the chance again, to get creative as Gladstone Regional Council invites primary school aged children to put pen, paint, collage or any other medium to A4 paper during the 2020 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.

This is the fourteenth year of the competition encouraging students to think about an aspect of Australia they believe is really important to them.

Artists may submit one entry each, accompanied by a completed entry form, in either Section One: Prep to Year 2 or Section Two: Year 3 to Year 6. The entry form is available for downloading below.

To assist budding artists with their entries three FREE digital art workshops with local artist Andreia Pereira, are on offer. Supported by the Australia Pacific LNG STEM Central Hub at CQUniversity's Gladstone Marina Campus, workshop materials are provided, be sure to wear your favourite art gear and bring your great ideas.

Each workshop will be held from 10.30am to 12pm at the following venues:

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, QCWA Hall, Mt Larcom

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, QCWA Hall, Tannum Sands

Thursday, 19 December 2019, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum


Submissions close 4pm Friday, 20 December 2019

For further information, please phone 4976 6766 or email gragm@gladstone.qld.gov.au

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