Art of the Flower and Garden 2016

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Traditional winner
Roland Weight – Geraniums

Alternative winner
Maria Holst Salomonsen – Pod, Home as a cocoon

Highly Commended
Sandra Johnston – Fallen Leaves
Joanne Knott – Banksia sp. 1 & 2
Kerry Youde – Collecting

Encouragement Award
Sarah Kopman – Red Berries

Floral Arrangement Award
Joyce Lloyd

Two prizes were awarded, one for a traditional work, the other for a contemporary or alternative work. The competition was judged by Anne Sanders and John R Walker.

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A Young Artist Award in memory of Evan Hawke and donated by Burra Art Society was awarded to Harrison Hitchcock, a year 11 student from Peterborough High School. It was presented by Adrienne Matthews on behalf of BAS. Adrienne spoke of Evan’s interest and encouragement of young artists.

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There are many Booborowie and Burra School primary and some secondary school student works, some of which were awarded prizes and commendations. Rosie Catt, who also judged and presented the awards, is BRAG’s school liaison officer.

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Joyce Lloyd won the floral art, judged by Merrilyn Williams from Clare Flowers.

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Burra Regional Art Gallery represents the artists of the mid north. As such, it is a responsibility and a pleasure to make connections with surrounding teachers, artists and art groups.

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  1. Harry Zacharia (27th, Sep 2016)

    Hello. I was at the art gallery on Sunday and had bought a ceramic bird sitting on a wire. When i was there no one could tell me who the artist was. The initials are SD. There is the blue ren version on the mantel still. If you could tell me that would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou for your time.

    Harry

  2. Kerry (27th, Sep 2016)

    Hi Harry,
    Susanna Brown is the artist, for more info her website is
    https://reallyusefulpots.wordpress.com
    cheers
    Kerry