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The ‘unprecedented’ floods in February this year have devastated the region including Coraki and the surrounding areas; but The Coraki Art Show have forged ahead this year with the support of the Club Evans RSL at Evans Head. So it is time for artists to get creative or find something they have worked on in the last two years for the Coraki Art Show this November.

‘We are excited that the Coraki Art Show is finally actually going ahead for 2022, after COVID cancellation for past two years,’ Tania Alderman, President of Coraki Art Prize told The Echo.

‘The members of our committee are working hard to make the Coraki Art Prize a successful celebration in 2022, whilst gaining wider recognition for our wonderful local and regional artists and bringing our communities back together.’

Entries close on Wednesday 26 October and the Gala night opening and prize presentations will be held on Saturday ,5 November with live music, nibbles, and bar service available. The show will be on display  Saturday, 5 November 10am–8pm and Sunday, 6 November 10am–3pm.

Prizes

There are thousands of dollars in prizes to be handed out including $2,000 for ‘Best in Show’.  Categories for entry include painting, drawing and printmaking, sculpture, photography, and youth art ages under 12 and 13-18 years old. 

‘We aim to bring people and community together with joy through the arts,’ said Ms Alderman. 

‘So, get creating or pull out a piece you have created in the last two years and enter it!’

Sponsors 

The Coraki Art Prize is also looking for more sponsors and volunteers to make the event a success.

‘If you have any queries as an artist, sponsor or would like to help with The Coraki Art Prize we could really use your help this year,’ said Ms Alderman. 

Find out more at: www.corakiartprize.wordpress.com, contact Tania at [email protected] or drop into  Good Evans Art Studio, Oak Street Evans Head.


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