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Expressions of Interest called for 2016 Art Studio Trail

14 April, 2016Posted in: Events, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists to participate in the 2016 Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail.

The Art Studio Trail is the feature event of the Southern Highlands Arts Festival which runs throughout the month of November.

“The Art Studio Trail gives the public a rare opportunity to meet the makers, to see their work in the environment within which it was created and to buy direct from the studio door,” said Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Jenny Kena.

Last year thirty one studios and over fifty artists were involved in the scheme and averaged more than 100 visits during the program.

“We had some fabulous feedback from patrons who attended last year’s event,” Ms Kena added.  “Some loved browsing the studios and speaking to the artists while others relished the opportunity to buy unique pieces direct from the workshop floor.”

All participating studios will be required to open on both weekends of the trail and participating artists and studios must be located within the Wingecarribee Shire.

The 2016 Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail will run over the weekend of the 5th and 6th November and again the following weekend of the 12th and 13th November.

To submit an Expression of Interest visit: https://wingecarribee.smartygrants.com.au/EOIAST.

For further information contact Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena on phone 4868 0855.

Expressions of Interest must be received by Friday 20 May 2016.

The Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail is a Wingecarribee Shire Council initiative organised in consultation with participating artists.