27 February - 17 April 2016
The inaugural Muswellbrook Photographic Award held in 1987 received a modest 48 entries, with first prize being awarded to Ruby Spowart for her work Roidscape. Since then over 40 works have entered the Muswellbrook Shire Collection as a result of the award.
The Muswellbrook & Districts Camera Club formed in 1958 has had numerous exhibitions at the Arts Centre, including such successful and popular shows as Chiaroscuro, The Industrial Grid, Self Rising and most recently Drawing Light. In a celebration of 28 years of the Muswellbrook Photographic Award, 1987- 2014, and the awards founder the Muswellbrook & Districts Camera Club, A Snapshot presents a selection of winning works from the Muswellbrook Photographic Award along with a survey of works by the Muswellbrook & Districts Camera Club from the Collections and works by current members.
IMAGE: David Noonan, The Fragile Earth 2005, digital output print; Second Prize, Muswellbrook Photographic Award 2005; Muswellbrook Shire Art Collection; Image used courtesy of the artist.
Join us for the exhibition opening night 6:00pm Friday 26 February 2016
Refreshments courtesy of Stone Hill Vineyard Merriwa, Hunter Belle Cheese and Pukara Estate.