This is a competition to challenge the ways we portray the world of nature. A Burra Gallery tradition producing powerful and imaginative works in a variety of media. Judges this year are Len Bence and Roger Boehm. Come and join on us on Sunday, September 9 at 2pm to see who is selected and make your own decision for the peoples choice prize.
Main Gallery, showing raffle prizes on left: watercolour painting by Glenys Christopher and quilt by Shirley Thamm. Thanks to both for donating, first prize winner gets to choose!
Lis Jones Ingman’s “Oranges and Lemons” painted on ply: the result of a life drawing session earlier in the year at Shared Arts.
Main Gallery, flowers and floral art. The gallery is perfumed with the scents of spring.
Adrienne Matthew’s sculptural piece stands whistling in her garden, a projection from the past with all those “weeds”, a thoughtful mix of time frames that takes some looking in to.
Mr. Len Bence, esteemed judge (together with Roger Boehm) of this year’s Art of the Flower.
A delightful small watercolour, closely observed and freely painted by Maxine Donald.
Glynne Ryan’s gorgeous semi-abstract “Vase of Flowers”.
A range of works in the Bence Room.
Roslyn Batten’s “Wisteria” – flowers against the gold, a chance to linger for a few moments in meditation on a spring garden.
Alan Logue’s “Kookaburra” catches the essence of this strong intelligent bird.
Lis Jones Ingman’s continuing adventure with papier mache.
Shadows withdraw as the sun rises – a simple explanation for an almost surreal event, as seen by John Morgan.
Photographs by Sharyn Sinclair (left) and Sara-Lea Parr, with Shirley Thamm’s floral art entry inspired by Sara-Lea’s photo “Onion Weed Glorified”.
View of works in Annex with Sharyn Sinclair’s bold “Lily” above and Pip Edson’s equally bold floral arrangement below.
Jill Foster chook mugs and flower art by Shana Nourse.
Two big beautiful works in the corner of the Annex, by Ana Tossell.
The bird of paradise plant grows well in Burra but looks like it comes from Paradise. Yes! we have Paradise in Burra!
Deep rich greens show the plant’s sweetness and innocence, trapping the unwary.
Roszi, with Lis in hat by Maria Salomonsen.
Joyce has recently run a series of floral art sessions at Shared Arts.
Prize, a gem of a painting by Len Bence.