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for we are young & free Toyota Community Spirit Gallery - Calling For Entries

An inclusive exhibition exploring contemporary Australian life by artists living with or without disability, or social or cultural disadvantage

$3000 First Prize
$2000 Second Prize
$1000 Third Prize
A diversity of mediums is sought for this exhibition.
Prizes will be awarded to works which best interpret the theme.
For further information and to download the Information for Applicants and Entry form visit www.watcharts.com.au/toyota.html
Applications close 25 June 2012
Want to take your art underground? Melbourne-based artist run initiative Platform,  runs an annual program of exhibitions and events in Campbell Arcade, beneath Melbourne’s Flinders Street. They are now accepting proposals for their 2013 exhibition program (Feb-Dec 2013).
Applications are due Monday 25 June 2012.
Find out more at http://platformartistsgroup.blogspot.com.au
There’s an interesting entry in the ABC news website at http://www.abc.net.au/overnights/stories/s3504406.htm which records an interview with Museum Preparator, Ewin Wood. who discusses his fascinating profession of creating detailed animal models to be displayed in museums.

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