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Calling Artists For 'Sustainability And The Natural Environment' Exhibition

Calling Artists For ‘Sustainability And The Natural Environment’ Exhibition

| On 27, Jan 2015

Carindale Connect and B4C are on the look out for artists for their up and coming Sustainability and the Natural Environment exhibition inspired by raising awareness for the Sustainability Centre at Carindale.

Read on to find out how you can apply.

Carindale Connect and Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee are searching for talented local artists of all ages, for a  sustainability and nature inspired art show that will raise funds for much needed projects within the area.

Both emerging and well-known artists from Brisbane are invited to apply for a space at the exhibition that will be open to public on Saturday the 2nd of February.


Looking at highlighting the creative talent in greater Brisbane and in particular the Carindale region, the exhibition aims at creating exciting opportunities to grow suburban art culture by giving these areas more exposure.

To be eligible the artworks are required to represent nature alone, however can be presented in any form the artists pleases, portraying the environment around us and the people and things which inhibit it.

Artists may choose to represent interaction whether positive or negative with the environment, providing the applicants with a huge range of possibilities.

Potential subjects within the theme include:

  • Landscapes, seascapes
  • Flora and fauna
  • Gardening, plants, seeds
  • Growing food
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Conservation, eco rehabilitation
  • Sustainability, waste

Welcoming all paintings, drawings, sculpture, collages & photography, artists have until Thursday the 12th of February to place submissions for exhibition on the 21st of February.

In keeping with the aim to raise funds for the centre and for the Bulimba Creek Environment Fund, 20% of the artists winning will go towards the fund and 80% will remain with the artist.

This is a great opportunity to partake in an event that will give artists the chance to expose their nature inspired work to the public and raise money for key sustainable projects to keep Brisbane green.


When Every Saturday until the 11th of July 2015, 2pm-5pm

Who  All ages are free to apply

Where Sustainability Centre, Cnr Wright St & Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale

Cost $15 fee payable by artist upon delivery of work and application.

Image credits: Slow Art Day’s Tumblr and Freehugsforlittlebugs tumblr.