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The Australian Guild of Artists' Inaugural Australian Art Challenge

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Call for entries - All artists are invited to enter

The Australian Guild of Artists (AGRA) is proudly presenting their inaugural Art Challenge this Autumn.

Proudly supported by the City of Boroondara, this exciting art competition is open to all AGRA members and non-members with $1850 worth of cash and art product prizes on offer. First prize wins $1000 cash.

The timely theme of 'Connections' was chosen by AGRA President Ray Kenyon and has already attracted a diverse selection of thoughtful entries. Through a range of mediums and techniques, participating artists have explored one's connection to place, to community and to the environment. The winners will be chosen by guest judge, the esteemed master painter, Mike Kowalski, and the AGRA president.

If you are an artist, whether budding or experienced, and want to be part of one of the most creative art competitions in Boroondara, please download the entry form and return it to the Please note the closing date is 2 April 2021.

AGRA will stage the anticipated exhibition at the AGRA galleries in Camberwell from 9 April to 2 May 2021.

All are welcome to come along and peruse the fascinating display of artworks. Art lovers can expect to see unique and intriguing interpretations of the theme of 'connections'.

On Opening Night, the 1st & 2nd Prize Winners, the City of Boroondara Resident and Young Artist recipient will be unveiled.

In addition to the exhibition, on Sunday 11th April, Sunday 18th April, Sunday 25th April and Sunday 2nd May, you can view FREE demonstrations in the afternoon. Demonstrating artists are Robert Knight, Ev Hales, Linda Finch and Catherine Hamilton. Please note bookings will be required for these special events.

The exhibition will be open from 9 April to 2 May 2021, Wednesday to Friday 10am to 4pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. Entry is FREE.

AGRA Galleries is located at 1 Inglesby Road, Camberwell, Victoria. It is within walking distance of public transport and the tram runs past the door.

There is also FREE parking nearby and it is a short walk to Camberwell Shopping Centre.

Got a question? Please contact 03 9882 5859 to email

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When: 9 April to 2 May 2021, Wednesday to Friday 10am to 4pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm
Where: AGRA Galleries, 1 Inglesby Rd, Camberwell, 3124.
Cost: FREE Entry
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