Saturday 14 September - Monday 30 September 2019
Viewing until 4.00pm Monday 30 September 2019
Galleries: Frater, Hammond and McCubbin
Last night the Victorian Artists Society held the official opening of the 2019 Spring Exhibition featuring the Gordon Moffatt Award, sponsored by Gordon Moffatt AM, and the Victorian Artists Society Spring Sculpture Award.
The judge for the 2019 Spring Exhibition was Peter Smales.
Jennifer Fyfe was announced as the Winner of the 2019 Spring Exhibition Gordon Moffatt Award for her artwork titled Dance of the Bricole.
Highly Commended Awards for the 2019 Spring Exhibition were presented to Ron Reynolds, Ray Wilson, Rosa Wong, Lisa Wang, Clive Sinclair and Mike Kowalski.
The Spring Exhibition is a select exhibition of 2019, with voting going towards the $10,000 Victorian Artists Society Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award.
The Victorian Artists Society Spring Sculpture Award was presented to Robert House for his granite and marble sculpture titled 'Homage to Adam Cullen' .
Highly Commended Awards for the Spring Sculpture Award were presented to Anthony Kim and Ellen Jenkins.
Judge Peter Smales - Biography
Peter Smales was born in London in 1958 and arrived in Australia in 1966. He started painting in his early teens, receiving early encouragement from the watercolourist C. Dudley Wood and the well known portrait painter, Sir William Dargie.
Peter holds classes from his home studio and local art societies. He conducts workshops and painting demonstrations including paint-out days regularly. He judges many public art exhibitions and is a member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters and the Victorian Artists Society.