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Hervey Bay Art Society in conjunction with the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery present

2018

35th Regional Exhibition

3 August - 9 September 2018


AWARDS FOR OPEN SECTION:  1st Prize Shannus O'Sullivan, 2nd Prize Paul Pettersson, Highly Commended Chris Postle,
Commended Jillanne Cahill
AWARDS FOR LANDSCAPE SECTION: 1st Prize Rolf Sieber, 2nd Prize Lyn Green, Highly Commended Wendy Talbot,
Commended Joan Hurtado
AWARDS FOR SEASCAPE SECTION: 1st Prize Paul Barnes, 2nd Prize John McVeigh Brown, Highly Commended Jillanne Cahill,
Commended Rolf Sieber
AWARDS FOR AUSTRALIAN FLORA & FAUNA: 1st Prize Gail Thomas, 2nd Prize Pam Price, Highly Commended Jeanette Lewis,
Commended Jillian Lamprey
AWARDS FOR FIGURATIVE & PORTRAITURE: 1st Prize Genevieve Neale, 2nd Prize Paul Neale, Highly Commended David Probyn
Commended Gail Thomas
AWARDS FOR ABSTRACT SECTION: 1st Prize Aspacia Poteri, 2nd Prize Angelique Waves, Highly Commended Kaye Higginson,
Commended Jan Tilman
AWARDS FOR MINATURE SECTION: 1st Prize Delores Vary, 2nd Prize Coral Stell, Highly Commended Josephine Baddeley,
Commended Joy Davern

IMAGES FOR 1ST PRIZE WINNERS:
Section 1: "Dawn Service", Section 2: "Sunrise at Cathedral Rocks", Section 3: "Perpetual Motion"
Section 4: "Preening Time", Section 5: "I Wear Glasses", Section 6: "Enigma", Section 7: "Old Timer"

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President Rolf Sieber with Patron of the Hervey Bay Art Society Ted Sorensen MP,
David Lewis, Councillor, Portfolio, Culture, Arts and Environment
Ted Sorensen MP, George Seymour, Mayor, Portfolio Heritage and Family Services

Over 150 Paintings were entered into this year's competition. The high standard of artworks would have created a difficult task for
Judge, Don Milner. Congratulations to the all the Winners and also to all the artists who entered which created a visual feast and diversity for all those visiting the Regional Gallery.
Many thanks to all Sponsors for their continued support, Fraser Coast Council, Gatakers Artspace, Out of the Square Picture Framing, Wide Bay Water, Drew Stephenson Pty Ltd, Wide Bay Gallery, Art & Soul Studio, Sticky Fig Café, Nova Pharmacy, Pialba, Hervey Bay RSL, Bunnings Warehouse. Also many thanks to Ted Sorensen MP State Member and Keith Pitt MP, Federal Member.
A very special thanks to Melissa Duncan, staff and all the volunteers at the Regional Gallery who worked tirelessly to make this year's 35th Competitive Exhibition such a success.