Prestigious Queensland art award exhibition heading to Cooroy
  • Tuesday 24 January 2012

Regional Queensland’s finest emerging and established artists are set to showcase their talents at the Sunshine Coast Council’s Butter Factory Arts Centre.

The 2011 Queensland Regional Art Awards ‘Connection’ touring exhibition will be launched at the Butter Factory Arts Centre in Cooroy from 3 February to 10 March 2012.

The prestigious exhibition will include the impressive works of 29 of the best emerging and established artists working in regional and remote Queensland.

The theme for the travelling exhibition ‘Connection’ invited regional and remote Queensland artists to respond and explore how the theme related to their lives and the people and places of their communities.

The 2011 Queensland Regional Art Awards ‘Connection’ is a hallmark event produced by non-for-profit organisation Flying Arts which for more than 40 years has been providing visual arts development services throughout regional and remote Queensland.

The official launch of the exhibition will take place at the Butter Factory Arts Centre at 5.30pm on Friday 3 February and will be opened by Senior Curator, Michele Helmrich from the University of Queensland Art Museum.

Special guests attending the launch include the winner of the 2011 Queensland Regional Art Awards Merete Megarrity and participating artists.

For more information on the exhibition, contact the Butter Factory Arts Centre on 5454 9050.