Four talented Perth based artists were awarded for their talents in the Minnawarra Art Awards, the signature event for the Armadale Arts Festival (3-19 May) at a special event on Thursday 2 May.
Kathryn Haug from Mt Richon won the Local Artist Award for her artwork Yellow Paintbrush and Jenny Herbet from Mt Richon received Highly Commended for Havana Chic – Keeping up appearances.
Christophe Canato from Bayswater was also awarded the coveted Gerry Gauntlett Award for Fanrandole and Linda Banazis from Hamilton Hill received the Stockland Sculpture Prize for Those were the times.
Mayor Henry Zelones OAM, JP said 88 artists were selected to exhibit in this year’s Art Awards with a total of 114 artworks.
“On behalf of the City I would like to congratulate all the winners, especially our local artists.
“This years’ exhibition is rather special for the City as we are able to return to our newly renovated Armadale District Hall to showcase pieces across various mediums of paint, photography and sculpture.”
Judges for the Minnawarra Art Awards were Louise Dickman and Trevor Richards.
The public is invited to view the Minnawarra Art Awards, held as part of the Armadale Arts Festival, each day from 11am to 4pm until Sunday 19 May at the newly renovated Armadale District Hall.
The exhibition entry is free. The Armadale Arts Festival is presented by the City of Armadale and supported by Lotterywest and the Examiner Newspaper.