Beechworth Botanica -call for entries

April 12, 2017 – April 23, 2017 all-day
Town Hall
Beechworth VIC 3747
Christine Cansfield-Smith

We are pleased to invite you to submit your work into the inaugural Beechworth Botanica exhibition of fine botanical paintings. This exhibition is being managed by the newly formed Art Co-op @ Beechworth and is one of the major events to be held during the very popular annual Golden Horseshoes Festival in Easter 2017.

The Golden Horseshoes Festival ( attracts over 20,000 visitors to Beechworth during the Easter long weekend. Beechworth Botanica, to be held at the Town Hall in Beechworth, will be one of the major events during this holiday season.

Following is the exhibition timetable of key dates:

Deadline for entries for judging Friday 3 March 2017
Artists notified Week commencing 13 March
Deadline for delivery/collection of selected paintings Friday 31 March

Opening night Wednesday 12 April
Last day of exhibition Sunday 23 April
Collection and return of paintings Week commencing 24 April

To have your painting/s selected for Beechworth Botanica your work must be original as well as botanically accurate and an artistic representation of its subject. Any painting medium will be considered.

Entry forms  outline the terms and conditions of entry as well as the various options for delivery of preliminary entries to the organising committee. For the convenience of entrants there will be a delivery and collection point in each location of Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. This will be for those works selected for the exhibition and artists will be notified of these details.

We do hope you register your interest in exhibition in Beechworth Botanica. It promises to be an exciting exhibition and a wonderful opportunity to showcase your art in northeast Victoria during a very busy time. Please contact me if you need assistance or further information: mobile 0412 126 219 and email

For more information and entry form contact Christine Cansfield-Smith at