It is Mantova time again &
This Year’s Winners have been announced!

Mantova poster

The Bellingen Agricultural Society would like to invite you to be part of the EJ Mantova Memorial Art competition.

The art competition pays homage to Ernest John Mantova, Bellingen’s first
recognized professional artist.

Art works can be entered in the following classes:

Landscape & Seascape





Credit: Bellinger River Agricultural Society

We have made some changes to make being part of the EJ Mantova Memorial Art Competition easier than ever.

The entry form is available for download below or you can pick up a paper copy at Bellingen Gallery and Framing in Hyde St, Bellingen.

Entries are due by Friday 16th April 2021.
Please refer to the flyer for all the terms and conditions of entry.

Entry fees will be collected when you deliver your artworks to the showground pavilion on Tuesday 27th April 2021 between 4:30pm–6:30pm.

The Official Opening will take place on Saturday 1st May at 2pm in the Pavilion Gallery at the Bellingen Showground.

Let’s celebrate the diversely creative community of Bellingen Shire. Be part of the EJ Mantova Memorial Art competition for 2021!