Lionel Cansdale and Ralph Dephoff prepare for the Murwillumbah Rotary Club's Art Show next month.
Lionel Cansdale and Ralph Dephoff prepare for the Murwillumbah Rotary Club's Art Show next month. Blainey Woodham

Gearing up for Murwillumbah Rotary Art Club exhibition

THE 23rd annual Murwillumbah Rotary Club Art Exhibition is rapidly approaching; President Lionel Cansdale and treasurer Ralph Dephoff are busy getting the Jessie McMillan Hall in Murwillumbah ready for opening night.

Entries for the show are being taken up until August 16 and major prizes will be given to an overall winner, second prize, photographic winner and people's choice.

Mr Cansdale is excited to see what local artists will enter in this year's competition, and expects good numbers as usual.

"The Hall is prepared on Sunday, August 25 works are hung on Monday August 26 and then the show opens on the Tuesday August 27, we are expecting between 130 to 250 entries this year," Mr Cansdale said.

The exhibition is designed for local artists from the Caldera area, doors open at 10am on the Tuesday morning.

"Emphasis is on Local artists and there are plenty of them, and all our profit goes straight back into our nominated charities as per usual," Mr Cansdale said.

The cost of entry is $20 per art piece, and the Rotary club takes 25% of any art sold.



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