Gayndah Art Gallery – Hervey Bay Art Society Presents “A Kaleidoscope of Brushstrokes” Exhibition (2022) (On Now)

From Jan 11, 2022 to Feb 26, 2022 Hervey Bay Art Society Members is displaying a collection of their works in the “A Kaleidoscope of Brushstrokes” exhibition of more than 60 artworks being held at the Gayndah Art Gallery .

Please come along to the Gayndah Art Gallery and view this exhibition which runs from Jan 22, 2022 to Feb 26, 2022.

The Hervey Bay Art Society is very pleased to be able to display a great representation of their works in this great space.

A promotional video showing a sample of works to be shown at this exhibition has been posted to facebook by the Gayndah Art Gallery – it can be viewed here .

Exhibition Opening

The Gayndah Art Gallery hosted the opening of the exhibition which was held from noon Saturday Jan 22, 2022 at the Gayndah Art Gallery 34 Meson St, Gayndah.

The opening was well attended by patrons and many of the Hervey Bay Art Society artists and partners. The nibbles and drinks provided were very well received and the artwork much appreciated.

Gayndah Art Gallery President Jane Glenn opened the exhibition and, amongst other things, praised the quality of the artworks on display. Jane then introduced Hervey Bay Art Society Vice-President Rolf Sieber who, among other things, thanked the Gayndah Art Gallery for the opportunity to show this cross section of Hervey Bay Art Society members’ art.

Acknowledgements

The Hervey Bay Art Society is very grateful to the Gayndah Art Gallery for hosting this exhibition of our member’s art. Many hours are put into staging any exhibition and it is much appreciated.

Hervey Bay Art Society also thanks it’s own members who contributed their art, the members who attended the exhibition and also those who aided in the transport of artworks to Gayndah.

Editors Note – A special thanks goes to Gayndah Art Gallery President Jane Glenn and Hervey Bay Art Society Vice-President Rolf Sieber who were instrumental in making this successful exhibition happen.

Key Dates

Registration Cutoff Date: 11:00 am Fri Nov 19, 2021. To register to participate in this exhibition place your name, phone number and details of works on the Gayndah Exhibition list on the Gallery 5 Noticeboard.

Delivery of Paintings: To Gallery 5 on Friday January 7 from 9am to 11am. These will then be transported to Gayndah Art Gallery (34 Meson St, Gayndah Q) the next day (Sat Jan 8, 2022) by Rolf Sieber, Colin Hutchison, Paul Neale & Genevieve Neale. There will be a fee of $5 up to 3 artworks and $10 for up to 6 artworks. N.B. Due to flooding between Hervey Bay and Gayndah delivery of paintings was pushed to Mon Jan 10, 2022.

Paintings are to be wrapped in bubble warp with appropriate documentation attached – see Rolf’s email sent to exhibition participants on Sunday Dec 19, 2021 and the reminder emails sent Jan 3, 2022 for details.

Exhibition Opening: From noon Saturday Jan 22, 2022 at the Gayndah Art Gallery 34 Meson St, Gayndah. Entry fee is $5. Drinks and nibbles will be served on the verandah.

Exhibition of Paintings: From Jan 11, 2022 through Feb 26, 2022.

Collection of Paintings: [TBA]

How To Participate

If you are an art society member and wish to participate in this exhibition then please register on the ‘Gayndah Exhibition’ notice on the Gallery 5 noticeboard by 11:00am Friday Nov 19, 2021.

The Gayndah Art Gallery is located to 34 Meson St, Gayndah and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 – 4:00 pm. It is closed on Mondays.

Gayndah is located about 2 hours drive (about 160km) WbyS of Hervey Bay.

Rolf [Sieber] can organise to take some paintings out there in his van.  We have space for approximately 30 reasonable size paintings and 20 smaller paintings.
If you want to know any further details please contact Rolf Sieber.

Update as per HBAS General Meeting 20/9/2021 by Rolf Sieber:

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An item has now been placed on the noticeboard for people to enter details of the paintings they wish to provide to the Gayndah exhibition. A fee will need to be paid by the Hervey Bay Art Society to the Gayndah Art Gallery for rental of the gallery space. It has not yet been determined what the fee for each exhibitor will be but it has been indicated that something in the range of $5 per painting is likely. Commission on sales at the exhibition will be 25% (a very standard rate).

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