Amazing works on show in Cessnock Regional Art Gallery’s Spring Art Fair at The Barrel Room

CREATIVE: Artists Katrina Rose and Janine Matthews with their respective works Lakeview 9 and Twilight Dam, which will feature in the Spring Art Fair.

CREATIVE: Artists Katrina Rose and Janine Matthews with their respective works Lakeview 9 and Twilight Dam, which will feature in the Spring Art Fair.

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery’s second annual Spring Art Fair will showcase the works of more than 70 artists this weekend.

More than 100 pieces will be on display across three days at The Barrel Room, Roche Estate at Pokolbin.

The event will kick-off with a cocktail party opening on Friday.

Attendees will have first choice at purchasing artworks before the show is open to the public from 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday, and 10am to 1pm Monday.

The Spring Art Fair is CRAG’s major fund-raising event, providing an opportunity for artists to showcase their talents and to raise funds to continue the work of the gallery.  

This year the theme is OPEN, with more than $6000 in prizes to be awarded including two new additions – the Cessnock LGA Art Prize and the Simon Eade Memorial Landscape Prize. The judge is Rev. Dr. Douglas Purnell OAM.

Tickets to the opening night are $25 and can be purchased by calling the gallery on 49916619 or emailing info@crag.net.au.