City of Rockingham Art Awards

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2017 Winners

 

2017 Winners


Winners of the City of Rockingham’s second Art Awards were announced at the opening of the exhibition at Gary Holland Community Centre in Rockingham on Saturday 6 May. The exhibition was held from 6-20 May at the Rockingham Arts Centre and Gary Holland Community Centre. 

Robert Carter Youth Award $1,500: It’s All Too Much by Amberley Matray.

Local Resident Award $1,500: New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg.

Emerging Award: $2,500 for an artist who has practised their art continuously for less than five years: Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano.

Heritage Award: $4,000 for the work that best captures the history, heritage or cultural significance of the Rockingham region: Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty.

Indigenous Award: $4,000 acquisitive award: Untitled by Peter Dean Wally. The City is proud of the relationships we have forged with the Nyungar people, and this award recognises the important and nationally-defining work created by First Australians.

Open Award: $5,000 acquisitive for an established artist in continuous public practice for over five years: Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh. This award represents the highest standard of works submitted to the Awards.

Highly Commended:
•Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof
•If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt
•Hunting by R Koondarn

People's Choice Winner

Coastal Track, by Val Brooks

Coastal Track, by Val Brooks

Robert Carter Youth Award

It’s All Too Much by Amberly Matray

Robert Carter Youth Award: It’s All Too Much by Amberly Matray

Local Resident Award

New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg

Local Resident Award: New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg

Emerging Award

Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano

Emerging Award: Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano

Heritage Award

Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty

Heritage Award: Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty

Indigenous Award

Untitled by Peter Dean Walley

Indigenous Award: Untitled by Peter Dean Walley

Open Award

Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh

Open Award: Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh

Highly Commended

Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof

Highly Commended: Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof

Highly Commended

If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt

Highly Commended:If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt

Highly Commended

Hunting by R Koondarn

Highly Commended: Hunting by R Koondarn

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