3 Faces Meet The Sitter

Meet the Sitter – Kaye Harris

Six artists were introduced to the Kaye Harris who has been chosen because they hold a special place in our community. At this event the public can experience first hand how an artist goes about starting a portrait. See who is going to have their portrait done, learn why they are considered to be a local hero and meet the artists. Three young people who have been invited to participate and three adult artist’s who have gone through a selection process, will compete to have one artwork chosen from each category, to be part of the Mansfield Shire Council’s acquisitive art collection.

The opening of the Mansfield Portrait Exhibition will form part of this event and the exhibition will continue until Sunday 10th June.

Meet the Sitter

Friday 11th May 2012 6.30 – 8.30pm
The Deck on High
Bubbly & nibbles on arrival
Free event to the public

Six artists will be introduced to the mystery subject who has been chosen because
they hold a special place in our community. At this event the public can experience
first hand how an artist goes about starting a portrait. See who is going to have their portrait done, learn why they are considered to be a local hero and meet the artists. Three young people who have been invited to
participate and three adult artist’s who have gone through a selection process, will
compete to have one artwork chosen from each category, to be part of the
Mansfield Shire Council’s acquisitive art collection.

The opening of the Mansfield Portrait Exhibition will form part of this
event and the exhibition will continue until Sunday 10th June.

“The Unveiling” Thursday 7th June 2012
Dinner event at The Deck on High

$30 per head

Drinks at bar prices
Reservations required phone 5775 1144

Three young artists and three adult artists will reveal their finished portraits
publically for the first time.

The ‘sitter’ along with the CEO, Mansfield Shire Council will choose a winner from
each category.

Lots of mad cap fun and surprises in addition to the excitement of finding out which
two winning artworks will become part of the Mansfield Shire’s growing art
collection.

Prizes

Winning artist
ACQUISITIVE PRIZE $2000– Sponsored by Mansfield Shire Council
Winning work – chosen by the CEO, Mansfield Shire Council and the sitter
The two runner up artists each receives $250
Artworks not chosen as the winning works can be sold with a commission of 20% to Arts Council of Mansfield.