This post is a repository of materials used in documenting the latest art show.
Its purpose is to make it easier to prepare for the next art show by allowing those involved to access and update the latest information in one place.
WAG committee members can download items, update the contents and email them to Pete Dunn (CCPA website manager) who will update this post with the new item.
The materials stored here are for the 2020 art show and include:
Word Documents Click here to access these
Video of 2019 award winners below
Photos of 2020 award winning works
List of 2020 award winning artists, their works, and awards
WAG TIME AGAIN….FOR THE 10TH YEAR!
The Wooli Artists Gathering (WAG) is again holding the Wild About Wooli Art Show.
WAG, which was formed in November 2010, is composed of people connected with Wooli who are artists, or have an interest in art. The beauty and unique location of Wooli and its surrounding area have attracted many artists and stimulated people to develop their artistic talents. However this growing collection of artists remained largely invisible.
Prompted by the Protect Wooli campaign, it was thought important to draw positive attention to the value of Wooli, by collecting and widely
promoting Wooli ‘s artist community. Those who attend meetings and express interest in the Gathering ‘s aims are members.
There is no membership charge or criteria, except for involvement or interest in artistic endeavours. The exhibition has been held every year since 2011.
Our Picture Hanging Solutions are purchased from Shakespeare Solutions. Ian Rees has once again generously provided the venue for the show at the Wooli Hotel Motel.
Our thanks to Marc McIntyre and Steve Pickering from Coldstream Gallery, Ulmarra for judging the 2020 entries.
Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to exhibit – artists, photographers and those who like to experiment with other media. Children’s works will also be displayed, so get painting, kids.
If you’d like to see your work up on the walls at the show, here is your Information Sheet and Attachment A – Artist’s Agreement, plus Attachment B – Entry Form.
If you have queries please call or text Marg Ward on 0411 421579.
Artist or not, come along, enjoy a drink and a nibble and admire the works of our talented coastal community. One may even end up on your wall.
To further tempt you, here are the award winning works from 2019
Wooli’s first beach scraping project is complete and so far looks like a resounding success. Not only was it finished within budget and on time, but it also added 40% more sand to the dunes than was expected. The low tide area of the beach recovered very quickly and no environmental or heritage damage was done. In addition, new sand-traps were installed and the first stage of replanting completed (see photo). The most at-risk part of the village, the southernmost 800 metres, is now well protected from the next 1-in-20-years storm.
But the question remains, “what about even bigger storms”?
Our most recent expert advice, the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) 2018, recommends the at-risk dunes be nourished with 60,000 cubic metres of sand to provide the best protection from a 1-in-50-years storm. The CZMP also recommends this sand be sourced from the Wilsons Headland end of the beach supplemented by further local beach scraping. Council is continuing to progress the CZMP through various state government departments, Native Title and its own budget process. However, we should expect that to secure the necessary funding ($2m) and licences to implement the Wilsons Headland Nourishment project will take years, not months, to achieve.
This would add enough sand for the dune to withstand a 1-in-30-years storm and would get us 50% of the way to the target of 60,000 cubic metres described above.
Repeated scraping has several major advantages: it has a history of success (New Brighton has done 3 now), is relatively inexpensive compared to Nourishment, involves no major licensing issues and is rapidly achievable. It could be completed by mid-2020 if we start preparing now.
We suggest this approach:
1. CCPA to write to Council proposing a second beach scraping project to be completed in 2020 and funded as per the first project, ie. $50,000 from the State government and $25,000 each from CCPA and Council.
2. CCPA to commence raising $25,000 as soon possible, subject to positive feedback from Council and State.
To vote online you’ll need three things:
- Your residential address in the Clarence Valley
- Your Medicare card to confirm your name and age
- A MyServiceNSW account. (Don’t worry if you haven’t got one yet, we’ll help you set one up)
Here’s a list of easy steps to cast your vote:
1. Log in to the voting system
- You’ll be given a link to the Home Screen where you can click on “Log In” in the top right hand corner of the screen
- If you have a MyServiceNSW account, you can then enter your email and password and click log in.
- Otherwise, if you don’t have an account, or you’re not sure, click on “Sign up” to set one up. Click here if you need some help with this.
2. Enter “My Community Project”
- Once logged in, you’ll see the “Welcome” screen.
- Click on “My Community Project” in the Services box in the middle of that screen.
3. Confirm your Identity using your Medicare details
4. Confirm your Eligibility to vote in the Clarence using your residential address
5. Choose your Shortlist of Community Projects including the Wooli Beach Safe Accessways project plus two others
6. Make your first preference Wooli Beach Safe Accessways
7. Confirm your vote.
Log-off and that’s it.