Congratulations to Ray Hewitt for winning the VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award 2017.
This exhibition is by invitation only. To be eligible artists must have exhibited in at least 2 of the seasonal shows and received the highest number of votes during these shows. The VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award is awarded to the artist gaining the most votes for all exhibitions including the VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year Exhibition.
Northern You Yangs - Ray Hewitt
OTHER AWARDS ON THE NIGHT
SCULPTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017: Judith Leman
"Oh My Weary Beginning - So Much More to Endure" Lest We Forget - Judith Leman
NOEL WAITE AO EXHIBITORS CHOICE AWARD: Raelene Sharp
At Ease with the Blues, Russell Morris - Raelene Sharp
DESIGN FRAMING OF ESSENDON AWARD 2017: Adrian Johnson
Dune Tracks - Adrian Johnson
Signatories Awarded: Jennifer Fyfe, Nathan Moshinsky
Fellowships Awarded: Julian Bruere, Betina Fauvel-Ogden, Annee Kelly, Judith Leman, Raelene Sharp
Honorary Life Memberships Awarded: John Hunt, Paul McDonald Smith, Noel Waite AO
Congratulations to Adrian Johnson for winning the Gordon Moffatt Award at the VAS Spring Exhibition.
Highly Commended: Ottavio 'Otto' Boron, Don James, Mike Kowalski, Clive Sinclair, Erica Wagner, Ray Wilson
Sculpture Prize: Maxine Wain
Dunes of the Bunurong - Adrian Johnson - 2017 Winner of the Gordon Moffatt Award
Mt Pulciano - Otto Boron
Japonica - Don James
Australia Day - Mike Kowalski
Smith's Beach - Clive Sinclair
Tarra River, Waiting for the Platypus - Erica Wagner
Felicity - Ray Wilson
Adrift - Maxine Wain
Congratulations to Gwendoline Krumins for winning the Nada Hunter Award at the VAS Portrait Exhibition.
Highly Commended: Dinny Birrell, Pilar de la Torre, Margaret Gurney, Elizabeth Moore Golding, Lisa Wang, Ray Wilson
Peter - Gwendoline Krumins - Nada Hunter Award winner 2017
Phoebe - Dinny Birrell
Self Portrait in a Cold Studio - Pilar de la Torre
Look at Me Self Portrait - Margaret Gurney
A Portrait of Jack - Elizabeth Moore Golding
Live Study I - Lisa Wang
David - Ray Wilson
This coveted biennial Art Prize is available for students working in the field of 'Naturalistic Portraiture' and is valued at $5,000. To enter, students must either be enrolled in an art course in a Tertiary Institute or a course of studies with an art school or qualified teachers recognised by the Trustee.
Congratulations to Rachel Dettmann for winning the Norma Bull Portraiture Scholarship Award for 2017.
Portrait of Greg Smith - Rachel Dettmann