Muswellbrook artists encouraged to submit entries

MUSWELLBROOK artists are encouraged to submit their entries this week to the 54th Currabubula Red Cross Art Show.

Entries for original works in oils and acrylics, watercolour, contemporary any other medium and miniatures must be received by Sunday, April 30.

Artists who live within 100km of Currabubula are eligible for the $500 Helen Scott Memorial Local Prize.

About 600 paintings are expected to be entered and are eligible to win over $10,000 in prizemoney.

All paintings will be available for sale along with silver jewellery, handmade treasures, woodwork and delicious morning and afternoon teas and lunches. 

A guest exhibitor and painting demonstrators will add interest on the day.

The Art Show will take place at the Currabubula War Memorial Hall and opens at 6pm on Thursday, May 18, then from 10am until 5pm on Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, and from 10am till 4pm on Sunday, May 21.

Cost is $20 per person on Opening Night and $5 per person during the days.

All funds raised go directly to Western Region NSW programs of the Australian Red Cross.

Artists are encouraged to enter online this year through

Artworks can be delivered to depots in Mudgee, Muswellbrook, Armidale, Gunnedah and Tamworth as well as hand delivered to Currabubula.