South Gippsland Shire

Great Southern Portrait Prize Winner 2008

The Great Southern Portrait Prize

from March 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM until May 01, 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Stockyard Gallery

It’s time again for the Great Southern Portrait Prize! Get painting or making, fire up that yearning for fame and glory and get yourself hung up in South Gippsland’s premier prestige art prize.

The Great Southern Portrait Prize 2017 is the 12th annual exhibition and competition of portraiture of Gippsland residents with the artists coming from all over.  Any medium can be used.  There are prizes including a popular choice. 

Three high profile judges from outside the South Gippsland area are engaged to select the best portraits.  

Contact: Anda Banikos - 5687 1206 / 0409 180 346

Entry forms available from 

There's a Currawong in the Garden, Karen Barnes

from April 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until May 20, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Gecko Studio Gallery & Arthouse

Karen Barnes is a visual artist working primarily with hard ground etchings to depict the inspiration she finds in those moments of joy found in nature and her own creative mind

Petals, Sharon Lagden

from April 28, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until May 26, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Meeniyan Art Gallery

Floral paintings that capture the delicate folds of petals and the many varied tones of the flower subject.

Workshop - Working with Fibres

from May 01, 2017 @ 10:00 AM until May 14, 2017 @ 2:30 PM
Coal Creek Community Park & Museum

Experience the creativity of working with fibres at Coal Creek.  Preparing wool, spinning, dyeing, weaving, lace making, felting, knitting, crocheting, sewing, beading.  Join in, share ideas gain knowledge, be inspired.

Watercolour, Irene McConville

Watercolour, Irene McConville

from May 02, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until May 30, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Leongatha Art and Craft Gallery

Exhibition of watercolour paintings and mixed media by Irene McConville.

Cafe Culture, Bush Gothic

Cafe Culture, Bush Gothic

from May 05, 2017 @ 7:30 PM until May 07, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Reclaiming lost Australian cultural territory, Bush Gothic perform tales of Australia's dark history.  Songs of criminal women and convict men, treachery and transportation, dragged out of the songbooks, ripped apart, then lovingly put back together as a reminder that our history never leaves us.

Dates and Booking information

Bena Hall, Friday 5 May- Book by emailing

ArtsPit, Mirboo North, Saturday 6 May, Book by calling - 5668 2701

Toora Community Hall, Sunday 7 May, Book by calling - 5682 1166


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