In early 2019 BMCAN established the Greater Blue Mountains Creative Arts Leaders Awards (GBM CALA) Committee, with representation from different art forms, to manage the annual GBM CALA. BMCAN provides the Secretariat for the Committee, which has been meeting for the past 7 months on a volunteer basis, leading up to the Awards event. This…

Entries are invited for our upcoming Exhibition at The Palais Royale, Katoomba. The Exhibition is open to sculptures, woodwork, ceramics, jewellery and similar. Small items are displayed in a locked glass fronted display cabinet and there is CCTV surveillance in all areas where the Works are displayed to ensure their safety. Entries close on Monday 8…

2019 Mural Fest finalists announced Brendan Atkins The results are in! Judges of the annual International Mural Fest art competition and festival have announced the 2019 finalists – and they include BMCAN member Trish Smart. 'I'm thrilled to have been selected as a finalist again', said Trish, who has collected People's Choice and runner-up awards…
A busy year ahead We have 12 exhibitions this year (see Deb Sheehan's report), including a series of sculpture and jewellery exhibitions at the Palais Royale, Katoomba. Also In the Upper Mountains, there's Talking Art, a developing program with monthly talks about the social and cultural significance of art. Talks are held at the Carrington…