Kempsey Shire Art Prize

Photo from Art Prize 2005

The 2007 Art Prize was sponsored by:

  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • Coastline Credit Union Ltd
  • Wonderland Framing and Art
  • The Heritage Guest House, South West Rocks
  • Randalls Business Equipment

Council received 184 entries for the 2007 Kempsey Art Prize. The category for the Art prize this year is "Works on Paper" and includes watercolour, printmaking, drawing, photography and paper sculpture.

The winners of the Kempsey Shire Art Prize 2007 and other Categories are as follows:

Kempsey Shire Art Prize
Judged from all works entered into the Kempsey Shire Art Prize:
"Growing Up" by Arna Baartz of Murwillimbah

Section 1 – Printmaking
First Prize – "Terra Australis" by Julie Barratt of Uralba
Highly Commended – "Whale Spotting" by Simone Atkins of Crescent Head

Section 2 – Watercolour
First prize – "Beachside Festival" by Kiata Mason of Paddington
Highly Commended – "On the Forrest Floor" by Maria Trott of Kempsey

Section 3 – Drawing
First Prize – "Post Psychosis #1" by Liam Garstang of Lillyfield
Highly Commended – "Street Scene" by H Fish of Millbank

Section 4 – Other Entries
First Prize – "Warrier Siren" by Rochelle Summerfield of Ocean Shores
High Commended – "Secret Garden" by Jacqueline Cavallero of Wollongong

People's Choice Award
"Lighthouse Beach Reflections" by Julie Goldspink.