FOCUS People's Choice Award

We are pleased to announce the winner of the FOCUS Photography Exhibition & Awards People's Choice Award, sponsored by Tassal Group, is Photographer Toni Brosnan for her stunning image titled 'The Lone Tree'. Votes were cast throughout the duration of the exhibition and announced at the close of the exhibition on 26 April.



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The Visual Arts Association of Far North Queensland's April/May Newsletter is full of arts-worthy news, exhibitions, workshops from galleries and arts organisations across the Far North.



FOCUS on People

Exclusive interview with 2021 FOCUS Photography Exhibition's award-winning local photographer Simon Linden.



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The Visual Arts Association of Far North Queensland's February/March Newsletter is full of arts-worthy news, exhibitions, workshops from galleries and arts organisations across the Far North.



Focus Photography Exhibition & Awards

The FOCUS Photography Exhibition & Awards, sponsored by Tassal, is our annual community photographic exhibition. Open to photographers of all ages and skill levels, this is a great opportunity to engage the entire family in a family-friendly community exhibition. We look forward to an array of diverse images from amongst a number of different categories and invite you to 'give it your best shot'.



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The Visual Arts Association of Far North Queensland's October/November Newsletter is full of arts-worthy news, exhibitions, workshops from galleries and arts organisations across the Far North.



People's Choice Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Kimyka Wells for her award winning entry! Kimyka won the $300 People's Choice Award, sponsored by Shane Knuth MP, in the Mission Arts 10th Anniversary Awards Exhibition. We think you'll agree that her work, titled 'Apex', created using a technique called pyrography, is simply remarkable. Mission Arts extends a sincere thank you to Shane Knuth MP, whose sponsorship has made this award possible, to Kimyka for entering such a stunning piece in our 10th Anniversary Exhibition, and to all those who visited the gallery and cast their votes for their favourite artworks. Thank you for supporting local art, local artists and YOUR local community arts centre!



It's Time to Renew!

Mission Arts Memberships for the 2021-2022 membership year are now due. The membership year runs from the 1st of October 2021 - 30th September 2022. New & renewal memberships can be submitted online using the link below. Membership forms are also available in the Mission Arts Gallery Shop (10am-2pm daily). We thank you for supporting YOUR local community arts centre.



Hot Off The Press!

The Visual Arts Association of Far North Queensland's October/November Newsletter is full of arts-worthy news, exhibitions, workshops from galleries and arts organisations across the Far North.



New Management Committee Elected at AGM

The 2021-2022 Mission Arts Management Committee was elected at the AGM on 26 September 2021. Returning members include Neil Clarke (President), Irene Braddick (Secretary), Simon Linden (Treasurer), Barbara van der Hoek (Assistant Treasurer) and Jeannette Smith (Committee Member). New members include Don Sanderson (Vice-President) and Karl Priston (General Committee Member). We thank the outgoing committee members for their involvement over the 2020-2021 financial year and wish the incoming committee members a vibrant and productive year ahead.