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headspace Port Macquarie are encouraging young people of all capabilities to engage in the arts in support of Mental Health Month in October. The ‘Mind Your Art’ competition is accepting entries of 2 or 3 dimensional pieces, including (but not limited to) drawing, painting, photography, mosaic and digital design. This year’s Mental Health Month theme is ‘Share the Journey’. It focuses on the importance of social connections, our journey to better mental health and our ability to cope with life’s challenges. Positive social connections not only improve our mental health and wellbeing but they also build resilience. ‘Mind Your Art’ judges will favour works in line with the theme ‘Share the Journey’ and is open to the artists interpretation.
Artwork must be prepared and submitted on an 8” x 8”canvas panel supplied free of charge by headspace to be displayed for exhibition.
‘Mind your Art’ Exhibition opening night will be held on 5th October 2017 5:30pm at the Glasshouse and artworks will be on display until 31st October 2017. Entry to the gallery is free of charge and open to the public.
There are a variety of prizes on offer including:
one-on-one art mentoring session with one of our judges
VIP invitation to our opening night at the Glasshouse
An artist EPK (Electronic Press Kit) by RAWR MUSIC
1x 3 day pass to FOTSUn (18-25 year category)
1x double pass to Wildwood Music Festival
$100 Voucher from The Burger Rebellion
Pretty Rad Store Pack
Innervision Surf Skate Pack
Our judging panel includes local artists: Simon Luxton, Adam Murray and Mel Casey
Entry categories are as follows:
12- 17 years and 18-25 years
Entries close 29th September 2017 or Enter before 15th September 2017 to go into the draw to WIN a double pass to Wildwood Festival
How To Enter: Pick up your FREE entry package from 10-12 Short St, Port Macquarie.
Package includes: entry form, conditions of entry and 8″x8″ canvas panel.