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2014 Winners Announced!

Winners of the Act-Belong-Commit 2014 As We Are Art Award were recently announced at the exhibition opening.  For those that missed the opening night here they are:

Rosalind Lewis Award: John Zino White Mountain

David Guhl Award for Artistic Excellence: Mathew Clark ‘Heavenly Cathedral’

Stephen Delower Memorial 3D Award: Jackie Anderson ‘One Whole Many Parts’

Aurenda Art Award: Brooke Mathew ‘Waterlilies’

Nulsen Reconciliation Action Plan Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award: Vicki-Lee Devenish ‘Frightened Little Boy’

Betta Curtain’s People’s Choice Award: To be confirmed 14 November 2014

 

Our judges also awarded eleven Certificates of High Commendation to:

  • Paul Caine, ‘Crawley Baths’
  • Franco Fogliani, ‘Dog Rock’
  • Michael Frith, ‘Dingo Dog’
  • Rebecca Johnston, ‘Spotty Dog’
  • Brendan Kelly, ‘The Death of Chicken Treat’
  • Timothy Maley, ‘ Bobtail’
  • Janine Noonan, ‘Tropical Sunrise’
  • Rob Rolt, Peacock’
  • Joy Tomlinson, ‘Untitled No. 1’
  • Hannah Valenti, ‘ Pondering’, and
  • Sandra Vantilborg, ‘Out’

 

Above image: Mathew Clark, ‘Heavenly Cathedral’, acrylic on canvas, 2014

(Photo: Allan Waller)