the 8x8 art award
8×8 To Educate is an art award created by teen Katura Halleday to raise funds for educating a group of girls in Mozambique and Tanzania.
Artists and creatives of all ages and skill levels enter the award by donating an 8×8″ sized artwork to a 7 day exhibition. All artwork is for sale for $30 during the exhibition. 100% of the profits go to supporting and/or providing an education to the children of Developing Nations - primarily Mozambique and Tanzania.
The artwork is judged on opening night and the winner receives a wonderful prize of $500 cash and $500 worth of art workshops. Children’s winner receives a prize pack. The exhibition is vibrant, fun, engaging and an exciting opportunity for artists to contribute to the lives of those so much less fortunate than ourselves.
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Adult prize winner receives $1000 cash prize and children's winner receives a prize pack.
a special thanks to our sponsors
Without our sponsors, this initiative would not be possible. It is with extreme gratitude that we acknowledge the following businesses and people who have helped us.
Dust Temple sidles amongst industry, in between the beauty of Currumbin Alley and the magic of its Valley. She was an old warehouse with great bones and layers upon layers of industrial incarnations. With an avid hand and a creative mind that works overtime, owner John Wilson turned her on her head and opened it up as a space to explore the workings of creative minds. Our gallery hosts local, national and international artists, musicians and poets. Studio spaces house artists, a ceramicist, a leatherworker and silversmith along with a boutique foundry. With true open ended creativity we are connected to one another allowing creation rather than reproduction and repetition leading us to be in a constant state of evolution. From daytime coffee meet-ups, to evenings spent in great company Dust Temple will house you in a space unlike any other on the Coast. You are always welcome to return to Dust.
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