ArtyBall entries open now

Submit your entry for the inaugural 2018 ArtyBall - like this portrait of Jay Kent

Submit your entry for the inaugural 2018 ArtyBall – like this portrait of Jay Kent

The Rainbow Beach Community Centre is planning a gala event to recognise and celebrate the characters of Rainbow Beach.

It is a twist on the national Archibald Prize, intended to encourage locals to promote themselves and each other by submitting a portrait. The event is open to all and the medium can be painting, photography, sculpture or whatever!

Select a local identity, get their permission, make a portrait, and send it in. The work should be appropriately presented and of generous size, suggested minimum A1 or 600 x 800 mm.

All submissions will be subjected to the scrutiny of, and become the property of, the community centre before public display.

Entries will be displayed around town and the public are invited to vote to determine a winner by people’s choice. All works will have a money box attached, with votes cast by placing a gold coin in the box, the winner being the one with the most money in the box.

The event starts now, entries to be collected at the Community Centre by October 5, displayed until October 19.

Votes will be counted and the 2018 ArtyBall winner will be announced at a cocktail function at the Community Hall on the evening of October 19. All entries will be displayed and auctioned at a gala ArtyBall event on October 20.

All proceeds from voting, auction, cocktail function and ArtyBall will go to the Community Centre to allocate to community projects. Final project will be determined in conjunction with Council.

For more information and details contact Leonie on 0407 529 624 or jayleonie@bigpond.com or call Wolf on 0400 315 465.