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More than beef in Central Queensland

While in Rockhampton for Beef Australia 2012, stay on and enjoy the specatular sights of Central Queensland.

Art Exhibitions

A Beef Australia 2012 Art Exhibition will be held in the upstairs gallery, Room 1 Level 1, Walter Reid Cultural Centre on the corner of Derby and East streets, Rockhampton.

The exhibition will be open from 9am to 4pm for the week of Beef Australia 2012, from Monday, May 7, to Saturday, May 12.

A wide range of art works available for immediate purchase at reasonable prices. All work is done by local artists and features the diverse range of subject matter that relates to Central Queensland. 

Original, framed, unframed, prints, cards - there will be plenty to choose from and catering to all tastes.

Take your time browsing and share a complementary ‘cuppa’ with a local artist.

  • Exhibition sponsored by Royal Queensland Art Society Rockhampton Branch Inc. For more information phone Lyn on (07) 4928 6319 or Marlene on (07) 4936 2674.

Create Your Own Bull

This competition, being conducted by Stockland Rockhampton, is open to non-school aged children. 

Children can draw, collage, colour, or paint their own interpretation of a bull or cow.

Download the entry form here.

Express Yourself Through Art

Tell your story about life on the land and its challenges, share what inspires you, your vision for the future or capture the essence of Beef Australia 2012 all through participating in The Big Picture.

Those participating will receive an entry pass with painting materials supplied, and participants can work alone or in a group.

Choose to design a poster or advertisement, draw a cartoon or graffiti, paint a picture, bring stuff from home to glue on, share a piece of poetry that you use for inspiration - there is no limit to the fun you can have sharing what matters to you.

1. Fill the expression of interest form with 100 words sharing what matters to you, or detail whether will you be painting ‘Plein Air” capturing the essence of Beef Australia. 
3. Post to “The Big Picture” by the END of MARCH.
4. Your entry pass will be posted out to you or can be collected from the Beef Australia 2012 office.
5. Come to Beef Australia 2012 and do your stuff.
6. You will be supplied: 400x600mm board, acrylic paint some brushes buckets, cloths..

All art work can be purchased with proceeds going to Aussie Helpers Ltd.

Major Sponsors
Australian Government Meat & Livestock Australia Rockhampton Regional Council More Sponsors...


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