Hometown Invitation; Cathy Condon Exhibits Gympie Artists on World Stage

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LEE

GAILER

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lee.gailer@gympietimes.com

LIFE Art Worldwide is the largest international art award in the southern hemisphere and the brainchild of Gympie-born and raised artist Cathy Condon.

Cathy has personally extended an invitation to artists living in her hometown to submit their work and gain international exposure.

The inaugural event is designed to recognise and promote visual artists from all around the world.

Besides a whopping $25,000 worth of awards to be won, selected artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture will have their work shown alongside pieces from international and national artists and galleries.

Cathy says the purpose of Life Art Worldwide is to help artists bring their dreams to life and build a humming, vibrant art scene.

The 10-day event, to be held at Mooloolaba Tafe, October 25-November 3, is expected to bring the best publishers, galleries and collectors in the industry face to face with more than 100 established and emerging artists.

aLife Art Worldwide has the potential to be the worldas finest contemporary art marketplace, here on the beautiful Sunshine Coast,a Cathy said.

aImagine international, Australian and local artists mingling, networking, showcasing their art and thousands of people viewing their incredible artwork.

aFood, coffee, wine, fashion, music and art. …