Creative Arts Batemans Bay Incorporated (CABBI) will be holding their 37th Annual Visual Arts Exhibition adjacent to the foreshore of Batemans Bay, showcasing the skills of our local artists. Robert Creed, President of Creative Arts Batemans Bay Incorporated told The Beagle "Everyone is welcome to join us in this celebration of the visual arts in our community. "Welcome to Country Opening 10.00am Saturday 19 December 2020 Venue 3-5 Clyde Street Batemans bay Dates 19 December 2020 until the 10 January 2021 Opening 10.00am to 4.00pm Daily except Public Holidays "The Annual visual Arts exhibition will be open until 6.00pm on New Years Eve the 31 December 2020 in conjunction with the Light up the Bay event on the foreshore, which is being run by the Batemans Bay Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. "Peoples Choice Award event 6.00pm Sunday 10 January 2021 Refreshments will be served to celebrate the Award Night and the end of the exhibition. This year there will be three People’s Choice Awards namely The People’s Choice Awards Paintings / 2D Fine Art Sculpture / 3D Fine Art Artisan Craft "This year we will also judge a Young Artist Award, to encourage the young artists in our community, which will have a series of award prizes and is sponsored by AC Lawyers. "The Annual Visual Arts Exhibition will include paintings, digital artworks, sculpture and artisan craft consisting of jewellery, scarfs, bowls, glass work, cards etc. "At the Gallery Mogo we will also be exhibiting paintings and artisan craft, with the featured artist Carleta Delac , with paintings inspired by Japanese Haiku poetry. The Gallery Mogo is at 2/52 Sydney Street Mogo. "The Postcards from the Fire Exhibition will also run in parallel with the Annual Visual Arts Exhibition until the 10 January at the Village Centre Batemans Bay opposite Kmart. The Postcards from the Fire catalogues will be available for sale at all venues," Mr Creed said.