Half of the profit from the Benalla Nude exhibition is expected to be invested in a trust fund for the art prize in the future.MONIQUE FREER July 10, 2014 3:15am
Benalla Rural City arts, communications and events manager Jilian Mulally presented a report to council at last Wednesday’s finance and operations committee meeting detailing the income and expenditure of the inaugural exhibition.
The Friends of the Benalla Art Gallery sponsored the exhibition with $50
A recommendation was carried unanimously by council to transfer 50 per cent of the total revenue received from the exhibition to a trust for any future Benalla Nude exhibitions.
Ms Mulally said a conservative estimate of this figure was $20
‘‘It has been a major event on the national arts calendar this year,’’ Ms Mulally said.
‘‘The activities through Benalla Art Gallery are a catalyst for economic activity and are a catalyst for tourism activity.’’
The figures as at May 31, 2014 indicated revenue of $37
The industry and consumer campaigns cost Benalla Rural City $52
The Benalla Nude financial position as at May 31 was a loss of $15
Juan Davila won the non-acquisitive art prize with his painting After Image, &, 2013. The people’s choice award will be announced on Friday.
The art prize will be reviewed after the exhibition closes on Sunday.
A single-storey weatherboard house in Doyles Rd, Shepparton was gutted by fire on Saturday.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
Success at the regional schools soccer competition has earned the Echuca Primary School (208) girls side a spot at state games on Wednesday.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram school students take their books to the streets, dressing up for Community Reading Day.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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