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St Pat’s artist pops up
Friday, 17th March, 2017
The Broken Hill artist who created this year’s St Pat’s poster has a pop up shop in Argent Street to sell his work.
Wayne Williams is joined in his shop by ABC sports reporter and long time friend Peter Walsh, who has travelled up from Adelaide to visit and help out.
The shop, located at 377 Argent Street, will open from about 8am each day until Monday, and displays a variety of drawings of famous race horses, as well as iconic Broken Hill scenes.
Great response to competition
Saturday, 11th May, 2013
Local woman Susan Adams has got lucky in the BDT Mother’s Day competition.
Almost one thousand people entered the competition, which boasted a Howard Steer painting as first prize.
Second prize was a Barossa outdoor mirror, third was a $100 Sampsons gift voucher and fourth; a Gloria Jeans voucher.
BDT Advertising Manager Peter Keenan said that there was an overwhelming response to the competition.
“I was delighted with the response and I appreciate those business people offering their quality prizes and Howard Steer contributing the painting,” he said.
Famous raid showcased
Tuesday, 18th December, 2012
By Ben Sheffield
A Howard Steer painting of the infamous 1988 raid on the St Pat's games night has been unveiled as the picture to advertise the race meeting next year.
It will feature on around 4000 posters and pamphlets which will be distributed in the lead up to the event.
In the 1988 raid, police arrested nine volunteers and confiscated the takings from the games night, in a move that generated headlines around the country.
Menindee storm produces prized shot
Wednesday, 14th November, 2012
By Kurtis J Eichler
Julie Fletcher says she's no storm chaser, but the professional photographer's ability to track and monitor a storm front hovering over the Menindee Lakes led her to capture the spell-binding image known as 'Graveyard.'
"I watched the weather conditions and I've been doing a fair bit of work in the Menindee Lakes area in the last 12 months," Mrs Fletcher said.
One giant leap for space art
Tuesday, 2nd October, 2012
By Darrin Manuel
In order to recreate an alien planet, visiting artist Adam Norton needed a unique location with some of the strangest landscapes on earth.
Broken Hill and its surrounds have provided the perfect backdrop for Mr Norton's project which aims to view the outback through the eyes of a space traveller and present the region as a "Mars analogue landscape."