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26th May, 2017

Maritime Opening

Victorian Artists' Society

2017 Maritime Exhibition Opening

Thursday 25 May - Tuesday 30 May 2017

Gallery: Frater, Hammond and McCubbin


Artist and Poet, Walter Magilton recited some poems with a maritime theme whilst VAS Member, Anne Scott-Pendlebury played the piano beautifully for the official opening of the
Victorian Artists' Society 2017 Maritime Exhibition.


The Victorian Artists' Society Maritime Exhibition was officially opened last night. The 2017 Maritime Exhibition featured the Thomas Somerscales Trophy for the winning artwork by Mike Kowalski for his oil painting titled Just Enough

The Maritime Exhibition 2nd prize was awarded to Ted Dansey for his watercolour titled The Hythe, Maldon. The 3rd prize for the Maritime Exhibition was awarded to Julian Bruere for the watercolour titled Smoke on the Water.


Winner of the Thomas Somerscales Trophy Mike Kowalski with his oil painting titled Just Enough. 


 2nd Prize Winner Ted Dansey with his watercolour The Hythe, Maldon.


3rd Prize Winner Julian Bruere and his watercolour Smoke on the Water


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10.00am - 4.00pm weekdays
1.00pm - 4.00pm weekends during Exhibitions

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