$2000 to lure artists

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

A NEW sec­tion at the up­com­ing Mt Perry Art Ex­hi­bi­tion will en­cour­age vis­i­tors to paint a lo­cal iden­tity, build­ing, land­mark or land­scape.

A do­na­tion by Evo­lu­tion Min­ing has en­abled Mt Perry Fine Arts Group to of­fer its big­gest cash prize ever in an ef­fort to at­tract pro­fes­sional artists to the re­gion, with $2000 up for the tak­ing as part of the new sec­tion.

An ex­hi­bi­tion or­gan­iser said this year cel­e­brated the 20th an­nual ex­hi­bi­tion – a ma­jor mile­stone that had been made more prom­i­nent by the in­clu­sion of the new sec­tion, which of­fered $1500 for the win­ner and a fur­ther $500 prize set aside ex­clu­sively for lo­cal artists.

Con­tact 4156 3221.

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