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29th March, 2018

CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION OFFICIAL OPENING


George Hicks Foundation Victorian Artists' Society Contemporary Exhibition
Official Opening and Award Presentations


Saturday 24 March -  Tuesday 10 April 2018

Opening: Tuesday 27 March at 7pm

Galleries: Frater, Hammond and McCubbin

 

The Victorian Artists' Society officially opened the annual George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition last night with Ian Hicks as the Guest of Honour. 

 

The winning Artist, Heather Towns, was presented the Victorian Artists' Society George Hicks Foundation Art Award for her winning artwork titled Momoka.

 

Presentation of Awards for the George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition

to the Winner and the Highly Commended Artists last night.

Left: Highly Commended - Lana Daubermann, Judge Richard Payne, Winner - Heather Towns, Sponsor Ian Hicks - George Hicks Foundation, Highly Commended - Melissa Fraser, Highly Commended - Craig Neish and Highly Commended - Julian Bruere.

 

 

Highly Commended Artists:

Elizabeth Moore-Golding - Autumn Forest, Nuremburg
Julian Bruere - Biomorphic Indulgence No. 7
Melissa Fraser - Fracture

Craig Neish - Silenced
Graeme Oliver for his sculpture titled Symmetry - Black & Red 
Lana Daubermann - Natives in a Jar

 

George Hicks Foundation 

The late George Hicks was awarded Life Membership of the Victorian Artists' Society in 1979.  Mr Hicks' name appears on the Victorian Artists' Society Honours Board. 
Mr Hicks was a major sponsor to the Victorian Artists' Society's Spring and Winter Exhibitions from 1968 to 1987.  

 

Heather Towns

Winner of the 2018 Victorian Artists' Society 
George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition Art Award

 

Heather Towns - Momoka
Winner of the 2018 George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition Art Award 

 


Highly Commended Artists

 

Elizabeth Moore-Golding 

Autumn Forest, Nuremburg

 

Julian Bruere

Biomorphic Indulgence No 7

 

 

Melissa Fraser

Fracture

 

Craig Neish

Silenced

 

 

Graeme Oliver for his sculpture titled

Symmetry - Black & Red

 

Lana Daubermann

Natives in a Jar # 2

 

 

 

The Victorian Artists' Society

430 Albert Street, East Melbourne


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