What a great night at the official opening of our annual art exhibition! Congratulations to all the award winners.
Karen Bloomfield congratulations on winning Best In Show!
Ava Griffin congratulations on Best In Show in the Next Gen category
and congratulations to Chris A’Vard-Britton for winning the inaugural June Barnett Still Life Prize.
Big thanks to our two judges: Lynden Stone and Paul Gallant.

Art Exhibition at the Hills Hub, Emerald. 28th October – 1st November 2022 

Here is a snap shot display of most of the recognised artworks.


Results List

Best in Show – Bloomfield, Karen – A022 – Buoyant – Oils/Acrylics
Best Still Life – A’Vard Britton, Chris – A015 – Bishop of Landaff Dahlia – Still Life
Photography Prize – Dellaert, John – A029 – Spotted Sun Orchid
Watercolour Prize – Pheh, It Hao – A106 – 6th Day – Edinburgh Scotland
Oils/Acrylics Prize – Hayes, Darrell – A048 – Muttaburra Landscape
Pastels Prize – Christians, Jacqueline – A024 – Glenfern Valley Afternoon
Other Media Prize – Richardson, Casey – A110 – Shallow Depths
Drawing Prize – tbc
Highly Commended – Lindrea, Wendy – A068 – Celery Pickers Clyde – Oils/Acrylics
Highly Commended – Johnson, Iain – A063 – Paradise Valley – Emerald – Oils/Acrylics
Commended – Morrison, Kara – A093 -The Reveal – Oils/Acrylics
Commended – Andrew, Fiona – A003 – Pool at Charcoal Kiln – Kurth – Oils/Acrylics
NextGen Best In Show – Griffin, Ava (14) – NG041 Where the Sky Touches the Sea
NextGen U20 Prize – tbc
NextGen U15 Prize – Rumoller, Poppy (11) – NG061 – Longing
NextGen U10 Prize – Doogan, Ava (8) – NG028 – Self Portrait
NextGen Highly Commended – Godinho Goodman, Raohael (9) – NG039 – The Man (U10)
NextGen Highly Commended – Strahan, Imelda (10) – Untitled (U15)
NextGen Encouragement Award – Ash, Ariah (7) – NG001 – The Amazing Fruits (U10)
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Emerald Community House

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Falcone & Adams Lawyers — Emerald, Belgrave, Pakenham

Falcone & Adams Lawyers

Sponsor of the Watercolour Award. http://www.falconeadams.com.au Falcone & Adams is a law firm based in Emerald, Pakenham and Narre Warren practising in most areas of law,

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Paradise Valley Hotel

Paradise Valley Hotel

Sponsor of the Oils & Acrylics Award. https://www.paradisevalleyhotel.com Book your next function here at the Paradise Valley Hotel! From Weddings, Birthdays and even club functions,

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Rotary Club of Emerald

Rotary Club of Emerald

Sponsor of the NextGen Under 10 & Under 20 Awards. https://www.emeraldrotary.org.au Working together to create positive change in the wellbeing of our community and beyond.

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Barry Plant

Sponsor of the Pastel Award. https://www.barryplant.com.au/offices/emerald Whether you are buying, selling or renting a home in our beautiful area, the team at Barry Plant Emerald

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Mitre 10

Sponsor of the Other Media Award. https://www.emeraldco-op.com.au Emerald & District Co-Op has operated since 1945 and it’s services include Mitre 10, stockfeed, pet products, rural

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Property Partners

Sponsor of the NextGen Best in Show Award. https://www.propertypartnersre.com.au High Performing, People Driven Real Estate. Seville, VIC.

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Shakespeare Solutions

Sponsor of the Drawing Award. https://shakespearesolutions.com.au/  Picture hanging systems and art gallery lighting. Located in Highett, Victoria 3190. Ph: 1800 997 065  

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Bendigo Bank — Cockatoo/Gembrook Community Bank

Bendigo Bank

Sponsor of the Adults Highly Commended and Commended Awards. https://www.bendigobank.com.au/branch/vic/community-bank-cockatoo-gembrook/ We are very pleased that the Community Bank Cockatoo (part of Bendigo Bank) have come

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Efficient Air

Sponsor of the NextGen Under 15 Award. https://www.efficientair.com.au Experts in Heating and Air-Conditioning! Efficient Air is an Emerald based, family run business offering honest, affordable air

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Emerald Custom Framing

Emerald Custom Framing

Sponsor of the NextGen Highly Commended Awards.  https://www.printnframe.com.au Printnframe is owned & operated by Emerald Custom Framing. Printnframe.com.au offers professional quality online picture framing, canvas

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2022 Exhibition Venue - The Emerald Hills Hub