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The Rotary Club of Bacchus Marsh Art Show and Sale  

This annual event in Bacchus Marsh has garnered a considerable following over the 44 years of its continuous operation. The show is held over the Queen’s Birthday Weekend and is considered to be the pre-eminent Art Show of the District.

Details of this event are below:

Phone 0487 770 362 for tickets and/or expression of interest.

Opening Night Event: entry is by ticket only.

Saturday to Monday sees the public viewing and sales of artworks.

Below are links to two downloadable forms: the 2015 Entry Form and details of the Grow West Landscape Prize.

All details are to be found on the Entry Form.

45th Art Show 2015 Entry Form

Grow West Landscape Prize Information for Artists 2015


Our Judge for 2015 is Serena Bentley

Serena Bentley is a New Zealand born, Melbourne based curator and art writer who holds a Master of Arts in art history with first class honours from the University of Auckland.  She is currently Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art, at the National Gallery of Victoria. Prior to this, she worked as Artistic Program Manager at artist development organisation and biennial festival Next Wave, and in various roles at commercial galleries including: Anna Schwartz Gallery (Melbourne), Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery (Sydney) and Starkwhite (Auckland) as well as a Curatorial Assistant at Auckland Art Gallery. She is also an arts writer and was mentored by curator Hannah Mathews as part of Gertrude Contemporary’s 2011 Emerging Writers Program. In 2012 she undertook a curatorial residency at Cemeti Art House in Yogyakarta and was a 2014 recipient of an Ian Potter Foundation travel grant to research contemporary visual arts practice in Taipei and Manila.Serena was curator of the Federation Court commission Rock Melt by Sydney-based artist Jamie North at NGV International (2015) and co-curator (with Jane Devery) of The Kaleidoscopic Turn at NGV Australia (2015). Independent exhibitions curated by Serena include: Rohan Wealleans: In Space No-One Can Hear You Collect Rocks at Mail Box Art Space, Melbourne (2014); Yvonne Todd, Wall of Seahorsel at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne/Dunedin Public Art Gallery (2012) and the group exhibition From the depths of suburbia, recent photomedia from Auckland at Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane/Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland (2009).  She is currently developing an exhibition of photography and video exploring Pacific Island diaspora in the work of New Zealand-based Pacific Island artists.


Admission and Ticket Prices

Friday 5th June 2015 Official Opening 7pm

Tickets:     $30 each: Champagne, supper: Pre-selection Sale of Art


Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June: 10am to 5pm

Monday 8th June: 10am to 4pm

Tickets:      Family (2 adults and school-age children) $20

Adults $8

Children (school-age) $5

Pre-school children free

Concessions $5

Concessions:   Pension Card

                  DVA Card

                          Healthcare Card

                 NOT Seniors Card