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a  Oatley 101 Society of Artists Inc.
Our Exhibition at Waterbrook, Winners and Finalists 2016

Held in conjunction with Waterbrook Lifestyle Resorts Yowie Bay
Inspired by the theme "Symphony of Australia"

Judged by International, Multi Award Winning Artist Warwick Fuller FRAS

Thank you to all our generous Sponsors...Sponsors' names are
by each prize

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Hamilton Island First Prize - Aquisitive - $5000.00
Winner: "Nine days of Rain" by Julie Simmons
Judge's Comment
"Beautifully rendered mood with light and movement"






2
Hamilton Island Prize
Sponsored by Hamilton Island and The Balmoral Group
Highly commended: "Evening, Hobart"
by John Perkins
Judge's Comment
"Harmonious colour and composition "
3
Hamilton Island Prize
Sponsored by Hamilton Island and The Balmoral Group
Commended: "Bungle Bungles"
by Robyn Gosbell

Judge's Comment
"Strong image, great use of scale and design"


4
McGrath Real Estate Prize - Aquisitive - $3000.00
Sponsored by Nigel McAllister, McGrath Real Estate
Winner: "Driftwood, Shoalhaven Bight"  by Brian Stratton
Judge's Comment
"Consumate technical ability without losing sight of the magic of the subject"

5                           
McGrath Real Estate Prize
Sponsored by Nigel McAllister, McGrath Real Estate
Highly Commended:
"It's only natural" By Roberta Robinson

Judge's Comment
"Wonderful light on a gray day"       
6
McGrath Real Estate Prize
Sponsored by Nigel McAllister, McGrath Real Estate
Commended: "A Distant Land"
By David Lake

Judge's Comment
"Vast distances and space expressed simply
and though subtly, unambiguously
"  
                                                                                                                   

7
Better Floors and Blinds - Society Prize: $1500.00
Sponsored by Better Floors and Blinds
Winner:
"Last Lights, Darling River at Bindarah Station"
By John Wilson

Judge's Comment
"Well captured outback, colour and light"       
8
Moving on - Small Works Prize: $1000.00
Sponsored by Moving on Downsizers and Removalists
Winner:
"Hushed Son of the Evening Bush"
By Jennifer O'Young

Judge's Comment
"Glorious colours and concept. Both old and modern"  
9
Waterbrook Staff and Residents - Pickers Prize: $1000.00
Selected by the Waterbrook Staff
Winner:
"Afternoon light, Brungle"
By Bob Gurney

Selectors' Comment
"Excellent depth, colour and variety of light and shade. Original and realistic"  
10
Decor Advice & Abbey Electrical - Best Use of Theme: $1000.00
Sponsored by Irene Jensen of Decor Advice and Abbey Electrical
Winner:
"Signature" By Soheir Ehinger

Judge's Comment
"Magical fusion of modern, vibrant life. Ancient first people motifs, the outback, Euro built environment, water and white history"
11
Focused Financial Advice - Best use of Colour: $750.00
Sponsored by Rob Wynan of Focused Financial Advice
Winner:
"Sunrise at Killmicat NSW"
By Steve Underwood

Judge's Comment
"Vibrant joyful colour, expressing light and atmosphere perfectly"
12
Art and Mirror Framing: $1000.00 Framing Voucher
Sponsored by Art and Mirror Framing
Winner:
"Crescendo" By Jill Cairns

Judge's Comment
"Powerful work, relying on sound drawing. And reserved, though well selected colour"

The Finalists 13  "Requiem"
  by Liz Donley

14   "Autumn Morning"
  by Gloria Galvin
 

15  "Winter light"
  by Fay Joseph   
16   "Bush gums"
  
by Fay Joseph
17  "Gilmore"
  by Pamela Luttrell
 
18  "Opal
  hearted
Country"            
  By Dorothy-Rae
  Sullivan
 
19   "Sunlight and shadows at 
 
Geikie Gorge"
  by Freda Surgenor
20  "Kings Canyon"
  by Craig Taylor
12  "End of day,  
 
Gilmore Valley
 
NSW"
  by Steve
 
Underwood
22  "Ridge line with shadows"
  By John Wilson


                                All the photos of these awards taken by Freda Surgenor