Kingaroy photographer Max Walters has his stunning landscapes featured this month at the Kingaroy Art Gallery

November 18, 2021

There’s still time to catch the latest exhibition at the Kingaroy Art Gallery, and perhaps be tempted by some great Christmas gift ideas.

Until the end of November, the gallery is featuring framed art photographs by Kingaroy photographer Max Walters.

This is the 10th time Max has had his works on display at the gallery, and his fourth solo exhibition.

Originally there were 50 works on display, but two were snapped up by eager buyers before the end of the opening night.

The works include stunning landscapes from across the South Burnett as well as vistas captured interstate on one of Max’s photographic road trips.

Max told southburnett.com.au he was now exploring astrophotography, and some of these works taken in the Gordonbrook area are also included in the exhibition.

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Kingaroy Art Gallery also has a pop-up Christmas Shop coming to the gallery for people looking for special Christmas gifts.

From November 22 to December 23, unique items handcrafted by South Burnett artisans will be on sale from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday; and 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays.

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Gallery curator Fran Van Vegchel says there is $5000 in prize money on offer for the 2022 David Bryce Rural Art Award.

Entries are now open and will close on March 11, 2022.

Prizes will be awarded in four sections: Landscape Photography; Social Documentary Photography; Sculpture Award and People’s Choice.

Works must depict a rural scene, person(s) or activity.

More information and entry forms are available at the Kingaroy Art Gallery (opposite the Peanut Silos in Haly Street).

Carmel Nott and Beverley Gilders were exploring the photographs on display
Lesley Gogerly, from Booie, and Sandra Van Mastrigt, Taabinga Village, on opening night
The Martoo family are the proud new owners of one of Max’s photographs which they snapped up on the night … from left, Cherry, Bronwyn, Minnie and Damien
Max and Suzi Walters relaxing after the official opening

Anderssons Fruit Market for quality fruits and vegetables

 

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