JUDGE Sean Hutton and WINNER OF FIRST PRIZE: Joy Myers Creed
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Kathryn Hope
COMMENDED: Denis Gallagher
FIRST PRIZE: JOY MYERS CREED: Lindsay. Ink and Japanese paper
This is a beautiful enigmatic image with a great composition and design. The figure drawing in this work also really add to the overall quality of this piece.
SECOND PRIZE: ANNIE JOSEPH: Evening Light at the Old Bowenfels Gates. Watercolour
Very accomplished water painting really capturing that moment of a descending sun radiating its luminous light onto the landscape and clouds.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: RUTH DENGATE: Wild Roses. Oils
Lovely little oil painting, painted in a free and expressive manner with a pleasing colour harmony.
HIGHLY COMMENDED & PEOPLE’S CHOICE: KATHRYN HOPE: View to the Horizon. Wax and oil
This wax and oil painting has a tactile quality that really gives the sense of being outdoors in nature.
COMMENDED: IAN BROWN: Silent Snow. Photography
This photograph really gives that feeling of stillness and natures majesty just after a snowfall.
COMMENDED: DENIS GALLAGHER Medley 1. Photography
This beautifully presented work contains 5 photos that have lovely abstract quality that showcase nature’s design.
COMMENDED: JAN MELVILLE: Garden of Diversity. Print collage
This joyful print collage has a great composition, its components give an inspiring feeling and connection to nature.