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BEST EXHIBIT 2018
Laurel Foenander, Gippsland
Laurel has been a professional artist since 1995 is primarily as a Contemporary Realist painter, working mainly in oils.
The natural world is her eternal inspiration and her wildlife work has been well recognised and collected all over the world She has won numerous Art show prizes and exhibited successfully in many group and solo exhibitions. She feels fortunate to work in a job that essentially creates happiness and pleasure.
BEST JEWELLERY 2018
Kay Lancashire, Neerim South
After re-kindling a delight in jewellery making over 15 years ago Kay have been enthralled by the textures and 3-dimensional sculptural qualities that can be wrought with beads, wire and metal. She has not stopped with those mediums, she keeps using whatever skill she can master to help interpret the pictures which form in her mind. Kay has been fortunate to have been taught by some of the most talented artists in their field.
BEST YOUNG ARTIST AWARD 2018
Abbey McColl, Mardan
Abbey has been creative since she was very young and has always had a passion for art. Undertaking Studio Art as a VCE subject has allowed Abbey to express her creativeness at school. Living on a farm with her parents, Abbey finds inspiration in the world around her and she uses various forms, such as painting, sketching and writing, to express herself. Abbey's future hopes include attending university to study the Arts.