Art exhibition celebrates pride

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Mornington Peninsula Shire and Headspace Frankston will show the work of LGBTIQA+ people and their allies at next month’s Proud on the Peninsula Art Exhibition .

The exhibition theme LGBTIQA+ Lives in the Frame celebrates the lives of LGBTIQA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning, asexual and other terms) people across the peninsula and Frankston.

Mornington mayor Cr David Gill said the council was proud to promote equality across the peninsula. “We’re committed to supporting a healthy and vibrant community that celebrates and values diversity,” he said.

Applications are being sought from artists wanting to be part of the Proud on the Peninsula exhibition, launching at Oak Hill Art Gallery, 11.30am-1.30pm, Sunday 6 October and running until Thursday 31 October.

Entries are free and open to all LGBTIQA+ people and their allies with a limit of two entries a person. 

Mediums accepted include painting, drawing, digital print, photography and sculpture. 

Artwork size limits and appropriate imagery are included in the full terms and conditions.

Application forms and artwork must be submitted by Thursday 26 September.

Winners will receive their choice of a voucher towards photography or art supplies: 12 and under – $300 voucher; 13-17 years – $300 voucher and Open all ages – $300 voucher. Oak Hill Gallery is at 100 Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington.

Details: mpys.com.au

First published in the Frankston Times – 2 September 2019

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