The DFAQ annual convention is holding a one off, Art and Craft Market as part of their event at the Crowne Plaza, Pelican Waters on the 25th of July from 10am to 2pm.
As part of the Decorative Folk Artist of Queensland annual conference a high quality art and craft market has been organised for attendees of the conference as well as the general public. The aim of the market is to introduce new products as well as demonstrations and mini workshops, to introduce our members to the artistic community of the Sunshine Coast as well as promote the Association itself.
There will be paper craft stalls, pottery, painting, art supplies, water colour mini workshps,books, hats, bags, candles, aboriginal art, silk painting, painted goods such as felt covered books, mother of pearl brooches just to name a few. As well there will be stalls promoting galleries as the one promted by Sandra Conte, Director of the gallery of the Sunshine Coast,who will have a stall with information about 12 artist in the stable of what is a new concept for a virtual gallery. This is a registered virtual buisness purposely without web presence and working by word of mouth. The gallery boast 11 curated exhibitions in 10 spaces, galleries and non traditional in 3 states and overseas. Miss Conte founded the Caloundra Regional Art Gallery in 2000 and will have samples og high quality Indigineous Australian Art for sale. It is also aimed at promoting goods as well as local producers of arts and crafts and associated items.
As part of the convention and to raise money for the nominated charity, Kids With Cancer, money tins will be availabe at the door for coin donation with all proceeds to Kids With Cancer. Come along and share your ideas or learn new things or support your local artist, take part in mini workshops or watch a demonstration.
Decorative Folk Artist Of Queensland Art and Craft Market
Crowne Plaza, Pelican Waters
25 July 2008
For Further information please contact:
The Decorative Folk Artists Of Queensland
PO Box 1364
Browns Plains. BC. 4118
Interested in having a stall, please contact Vicky at email@example.com
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