300 at annual exhibition

Art Whitsunday Exhibition Results

1 (Theme “Tropics” 2D/3D) winner Denise Vanderlugt, highly commended Suzi Hancock.

2 (2D Waterscape or any Marine Subject) winner Jennifer Beaumont, highly commended Joy Zoe Bedford.

3 (2D Landscape) winner Jellena de Martini, highly commended Jennifer Beaumont

4 (Photography – digital/flim) winner Peter Jennings, highly commended Ross Scanlon

5 (3D figurative or functional) winner Adriaan Vanderlugt, highly commended Lysbeth Gould

6 (Flora/Fauna 2D) winner Anna Russell-Smith, highly commended Suzi Hancock

7 (Still Life and Interiors) winner Suzi Hancock, highly commended Jellena De Martini

8 (Contemporary 2D) winner Bonney Bombach, highly commended Pam Finlay

Encouragement Award Jody Rigby

People's Choice Award Suzi Hancock

THE 23RD Annual Art Whitsunday Exhibition was an outstanding success with more than 300 people going through the doors at Waterline on Shingley over the weekend.

Topping the overall numbers from last year, there were also about 120 people at the opening night which was fantastic according to exhibition organiser Suzi Hancock.

Suzi said Art Whitsunday had again delivered – ticking all the boxes.

“I think there is something for everybody,” she said.

“The body of work was really electric.

“It had an edge to it.

“The public was impressed by the punch we delivered.”

Although the event was clearly a success, Suzi is hoping that throughout the next 12 months more youths in the 20-30-year-old bracket can join the Art Whitsunday revolution.

“Some energy can be injected into this club,” she said.

“We could do with the injection of some youth.”

The club meets on the first Sunday of every month at Compass Whitsunday – corner of Shute Harbour/Abell Road Cannonvale.

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