Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2017 - Results

Painting Category First Prize Rebecca Rath's 'Spring Field, Oakvale Wines'The Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2017 attracted 133 entries. Artists and their friends and families from Muswellbrook, Singleton and the Upper Hunter, were present at 6.00pm Saturday 28 October 2017 to hear the decisions of adjudicator Debbie Abraham, Gallery Director at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. The winners for each of the six categories were as follows.

Viola Bromley Painting Prize

First Prize

#35 Rebecca Rath,

Spring Field, Oakvale Wines, 2017

Second Prize

#3 Bethany Bray,

China Orders Australia’s Loss

Hunter Valley Printing Encouragement Prize

#33 Naomi Norris,

The Circus

Garry Philp Works on Paper Prize

First Prize

#58 Marie Lunney,


Second Prize

#49 Olivia Bray,

Pernicious - inevitability of man

Elks Enterprises Encouragement Prize

#57 Aileen Le Breton,


Local 3D Prize

First Prize

#68 Paul Adams,

Lidded Jar

Second Prize

#74 Will Maguire,

Busy Gardener

Max Watters Encouragement Prize

#81 Joanne Van Hees,

Balancing Act

Local Photography Prize

First Prize

#110 Roger Skinner,


Second Prize

#91 Jessica Dugan,

Reflecting on the Past

Hunter Valley Hydraulink Encouragement Prize

#108 Michael Rayner,

Untitled - Last Road

Local Aboriginal Art Prize

First Prize

#119 Michael Stair,

Spirits Awakened

Second Prize

#117 Fiona Murray,


Berry & French Pharmacy Encouragement Prize

#116 Chloe Moxey,

Salt Water

Esther Bellis Youth Prize

First Prize

#126 Erin Hannan,


Second Prize

#123 Lara Collins,

All the Light She Cannot See

Framing Good Encouragement Prize

#133 Jessica Vanderdonk

Surfs Up

Thank you to the sponsors of Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2017, and congratulations and thank you to all who entered.