Warrnambool & District Artists Society 2018 Annual Awards
Best Overall Winner:Judith Watson Award
Acrylic:First Wilma Williams
Second Jenny Arms
Third Ella Baudinette
OilsFirst Ricky Schembri
Second Susan Sambell
Third Murray Jennings
Other:First Lynne Herry
Second Maureen Healey
Third Val Ryan
Watercolour:First Shirley Lindsay
Second Janet Steed
Third Rosemary Bayliss
Pastel:First Margaret Moloney
Second Patricia Galvez
Third Gwyn Taylor
1st Time exhibiting artist Christine Unger
Warrnambool & District Artists Society 2017 Annual Awards
Artists NameJudy Rauert
Title of WorkLast Rays, Point Ritchie
Comments:A sensitive yet powerful seascape with a beautiful
use of light and brush work- contemporary feel in a traditional setting.
Artists NameWilma Williams
Title of WorkPea Soup, Port Fairy
Comments: Excellent painting that captures a Summers day seascape
with free flowing complimentary colours and brush strokes.
The artist has created a feeling of dry and hardy foliage
against the cool inviting water of the sea.
Artists NameJenny Arms
Title of WorkGalahs
Comments:A well balance and resolved image that has a realistic yet playful feeling.
Artists NameElla Baudinette
Title of WorkBird of Paradise
Comments:Well balanced and resolved acrylic that has a tranquil and gentle
movement to it.
Artists NameRicky Schembri
Title of Work3 steers
Comments:Lovely piece that has a complimentary colour use that invites the viewer into the scene.
Artists NameSusan Sambell
Title of WorkSunflowers
Comments:Strong colour and brushstrokes that create a sense of immediacy and fearlessness.
Artists NameMurray Jennings
Title of WorkThe Welder
Comments:The artist has created a feeling in this work of being there and experiencing the workshop environment.
Artists NameLynne Herry
Title of WorkEscarpment
Comments:Powerful experimental piece that has many layers of excitement and discovery to it.
Artists NameMaureen Healey
Title of WorkGift of Nature
Comments:Beautiful free flowing work that creates an almost fantasy world of nature.
Artists NameVal Ryan
Title of WorkGroovy Grannies
Comments:A playful image that captures a fearless pair of surfers with a good use of colour and movement.
Artists NameShirley Lindsay
Title of WorkDunleavys Horse
Comments:A slightly na´ve image that transports the viewer into the harsh almost unreal environment of the Australian Outback.
Artists NameJanet Steed
Title of WorkOn the Road to Willaura
Comments:Excellent use of colour and depth that creates a sense of tranquillity and vastness
Artists NameRosemary Bayliss
Title of WorkAtmosphere at Tower Hill
Comments:Lovely little watercolour that demonstrates sound use of colour and brushwork.
Artists NameMargaret Moloney
Title of WorkSunlight on Gums
Comments:Lovely balanced and resolved pastel that captures the 3 dimensional aspects of old growth trees on a Summers day.
Artists NamePatricia Galvas
Title of WorkGeese Gladys and George
Comments:Well melded and soft complimentary coloured image that captures the playful and amusing side of the world of nature.
Artists NameGwyn Taylor
Title of WorkKangaroo
Comments:Soft Pastel that captures the innocence of a kangaroo with a sharp focus on the features.
1st Time Exhibiting Artist:
Artists NameChristine Unger
Title of WorkCanna Flowers
Comments:Beautiful coloured and technically resolved still life with a sense of
romance and movement.
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