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Warwick Art Gallery Tree Jumper Exhibition

18 to 28 July 2019

Warwick Art Gallery proudly manages the yarn bombed tree jumper exhibition for Jumpers and Jazz in July. We transform the CBD into an outdoor art gallery and dress our trees in charming textile artwork. Anyone can participate with entries coming from near and far each year that are flamboyant, colourful, heart-warming and often comical

JJ 2018 Wed 18th July 12 smallOur annual tree jumper exhibition has woven its way into the hearts of thousands of artisans and visitors for fifteen years.  The exhibition features 98 trees in the CBD "yarnbombed" by artists, local businesses, community groups and everyday folks from near and far.

Key Dates

18 July 2019 The 2019 festival begins
19 July 2019 Judging of CBD street trees
20 July 2019 at MIDDAY Announcement of the winners of this year's competition
23 July 2019 Judging of school grounds trees

Adding to your Tree Jumper exhibition experience

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE LABEL SET to print or read on your tablet as you view the exhibition

DOWNLOAD OUR DECORATED TREE LOCATIONS MAP with a list of all of the participants and their tree numbers

DOWNLOAD OUR KIDS QUIZ

Sections Prize
Section 1 Open Entry 
No specified theme or set materials.
$500
Section 2 Excellence in Knitting and/or Crochet 
No theme. Entry must be created using mainly
knitting or crochet or a combination of both.
$500
Section 3 Theme Challenge 
Create a tree jumper inspired by the word CONNECT
$500
Section 4 Hall of Fame
This award will be presented to an entrant who has excelled in the art of yarn bombed tree jumper creation.
$500
AWARD Best Community Group Entry in the Official Tree Jumper Competition
Not for profit community groups and schools will be eligible for this award when they tick the box on the entry form.
AWARD Decorated School Trees in School Grounds
Schools are encouraged to decorate the trees in their grounds inspired by the word FEAST

Our Tree Jumper Exhibition judges for 2019 will be Brisbane textile artists Kate Oszko and Helen McIntosh

 

 

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