This coming May, a group of five friends with a range of life changing experiences and skills, have collectively formed an art group and will be featured at the Zig Zag Art Gallery.
The Printmakers Association of WA Inc member's exhibition was officially opened on 7 April 2013 by Justice Chris Pullin.
The exhibition features a diverse range of black and white prints....
In showcasing rising talent, the Zig Zag Gallery is committed to supporting and developing emerging artists. You are invited to view this wide ranging exhibition opening Friday 22 March.
Entries for “Spring in the Hills” Now OpenPosted: 31st May 2012
The annual Gem Camera Club “Spring in the Hills” competition is now open, with the exhibition set to be bigger and better than ever!
Now in its 4th year and normally held over two days, this year’s exhibitionfeaturing up to 100 of the best workswill be on display at the Zig Zag Cultural Centre Art Gallery for nine days from Saturday, 29 September to Sunday, 7 October.
Shire President Cr Donald McKechnie said, “It’s a delight to see this annual event go from strength to strength.”
Gem Camera Club President Ailsa McDonald said, “The aim of the competition is to encourage Western Australian photographersof all ages and experience levelsto get creative and submit their finest works, as well as to promote the Shire of Kalamunda region.”
“And this year’s prize pool has risen to $5,000, with an additional door prize to the value of $500 just for going along and picking the entry you like the best.”
Entrants may enter up to two entries in total: one in the Open section (where any photograph can be entered) and one in the Kalamunda section (depicting Kalamunda), or two in one of the sections.
The $5000 prize-pool includes two acquisition prizes (Kalamunda and Open sections) worth $1000 cash each, open first prize worth $1,375, second prize worth $675, third prize worth $300, and fourth Prize $100. And then there is a Viewer’s Choice prize to the value of $50.
Also this year for the first time, the 9-day Gem Camera Club exhibition is featuring two 1-day Photography Workshops, each chocker-block full of talent with world renowned and master photographers.
On Saturday, 6 October from 9am to 5pm learn tricks of the trade from landscape and travel photographer Mark Stothard, master photographer Tony Hewitt and landscape photographer based in the Swan Valley, Paul Dowe.
On Sunday, 7 October from 9am to 3.30 pm learn from the experts - world renowned West Australian landscape photographer Neal Pritchard and aerial photographer Richard Worldendorp, joined by emerging Western Australian photographer Dylan Fox . The cost for both days is $190, or each day $110.
Sponsors for this year’s “Spring in the Hills” include the Shire of Kalamunda, Forrestfield & High Wycombe Bendigo Bank, Bench Mark Consultants, Fitzgerald Photo Images, PPIB Professional Photographers Insurance Brokers, Camera Electronic, The Framing Factory, Kalamunda Toyota, Neal Pritchard of Spool Photography, Retravision Kalamunda and Simon & Louise Photography.
Registrations and conditions of entry for the competition are all available online at www.gemcameraclub.com.au and close at 5pm on Friday, 14 September, so grab your cameras and get clicking!
The Gem Camera club meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm at the Kalamunda Town Square Hall in Barber Street, Kalamunda. Their motto is “to learn and have fun” – and everyone is welcome.