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Pink Lady Art Exhibition

DEAR ARTISTS AND SUPPORTERS,

  STAY TUNED FOR 2014 AND BEYOND EXHIBITION INFORMATION.

 OUR PREVIOUS BAYSIDE VENUE IS UNAVAILABLE AND THEREFORE WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON NEW IDEAS AND NEW VENUES!

 Cheers, pink lady art team x  

 

  

Opening: Friday October 26th 7-9pm

Exhibition: Saturday October 27th & Sunday October 28th 10am-5pm

Awards Ceremony: Sunday October 28th @ 1pm

 

Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre (Brighton Town Hall)

cnr Wilson & Carpenter Streets, Brighton, VIC, 3186

(MEL Ref 67 F10)

 

Download your Invitation Card here

 

 Free Entry – All Weekend!

 

Opening Preview Night has SOLD OUT! 

 

event proudly supported by

     

Winner of the 2009 Australia Day Award:

“Bayside Community Event of the Year”

The 2012 Exhibition will mark our 5th Anniversary – a fabulous opening night is planned, new, exciting highlights and fabulous art awards. The total funds raised for our charities from the previous four events is now over $142,000! We continue to thank our fabulous Artists, Volunteers, Sponsors and Supporters for providing Bayside a weekend celebrating the Visual Arts, amazing community spirit and fundraising.  Come see the diverse artworks for sale!  Come hear the amazing buskers all weekend – including students from Hampton Primary School, St Leanard’s College and Bayside’s very own Pete Pascoe!

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Over 100 emerging, mid career and professional exhibiting Artists this year!  The Opening Night highlights include the presentation of an Arts Prize to an exhibiting breast cancer survivor.  Many survivors exhibit with us and one of these wonderful Artists will receive an award to encourage their arts practice.  Other highlights include auction items, wine, nibbles and the fabulous “Two’s Company” performing live on stage!

Hosting our Opening Night will be broadcaster and journalist Beverley O’Connor, and a few extra special artworks will be available by “live auction”, donated by some of Australia’s most talented and revered professional Artists.  We are delighted to announce that one such artwork has been donated by award winning Artist, Debra Luccioher beautiful Monotype ‘Spanish Dancer in New York 2′  – its printed on Velin Arches cotton rag paper, is 89x70cm, and museum quality mounted and framed – further information and prior email bids to artists@pinkladyart.com.au accepted!

 winefriends is delighted to have wines for sale once again, bottles featuring five artworks on exhibition this year – you can buy bottles at the exhibition, or order today, download your Order Form 2012.

New – Photographic Installation – ENTER TODAY!

Be part of ‘Intimate Exposure’ – a beautiful installation that will feature statements and photographs of female breasts.  It will be housed in a separate exhibition room at the Town Hall and is aimed to lift the shroud of secrecy around breast cancer surgery and imperfect breasts.   The installation is not confined to breast cancer survivors…we want all women to unite and be part of the quest to find a cure.  Enter your image anonymously by mail or email.  Click here for full details.

 

THE CHARITIES WE SUPPORT

 Breast Cancer Network Australia

Pink Lady BCNA

The Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is a national organisation that offers information, treatment, support and care to people affected by breast cancer.

 Recently Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

My Journey Kit is a free, comprehensive information resource for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

You can order the kit online or phone 1800 500 258

The National Breast Cancer Foundation

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The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) funds all forms of research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer. Its symbol is the ‘pink ribbon’ and it relies on community fundraising.

For the 2012 exhibition we will look to raise money for a specific medical research program.

 

2012 EVENT THEME

 

FIVE is the symbol of  luck, and in Chinese Philosophy the number 5 is associated with the five elements – earth, wood, fire, water and metal – the event will entwine these harmonious elements!

 

Become a ‘Pink Patron’ – fully tax deductible – interested ?

Contact Lisa Sewards on 0418 442 086 or email: artists@pinkladyart.com.au

Interested in ‘Volunteering’, or doing ‘Work Experience’ at the 5th Pink Lady Art Exhibition ?

Register with Michelle today volunteers@pinkladyart.com.au

EVENT DEDICATION

This year’s exhibition is dedicated to all women, men and their families who are touched by breast cancer…. especially our friend Rachel West, one of our original pink ladies who continues along her long pink winding road … our image taken at the first Pink Lady Art Exhibition!