Prize and Award Winners

Prizes and awards in the U3A Knox Arts & Crafts Showcase for 2020 have now been determined for:

  • Best in Show (The Art Shop Award)
  • People’s Choice (First, Second and Third Prizes), and
  • the Community Award (fourth most popular entry).

We also have a Highly Commended section for other entries you have voted as your favourites in each of the nine Showcase categories.

Congratulations to all entrants in the U3A Knox Arts & Crafts Showcase for 2020. The standard has been particularly impressive, and is testament to the talents of U3A Knox members. We commend you on your efforts.

The Art Shop Best in Show Award – $100 voucher

Sponsor: The Art Shop

Congratulations to U3A Knox member Lyn Davies. Her painting titled RENMARK CREEK has been judged Best in Show by staff from The Art Shop. We thank The Art Shop for their sponsorship and support.

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RENMARK CREEK 

Acrylic on stretched canvas
41 x 51 cm (H x W)

Price: $150

Lyn Davies

People’s Choice Awards

First Prize – $250 voucher

Sponsor: The Art Shop

Daphne Ristic is awarded First Prize for her two artworks, VIBRANT POPPIES and UNREAL, voted as the two most popular entries. Congratulations Daphne for an outstanding effort.

 

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VIBRANT POPPIES 

Acrylic on stretched canvas
45 x 45cm (H x W)

Price: $180

Daphne Ristic

UNREAL 

Alcohol ink on board
30 x 30cm

Price: $120 (framed)

Daphne Ristic

Second Prize – $150 voucher

Congratulations to Margaret MacGillivray for winning second prize in People’s Choice with her pastel, THE DONKEY TRACK, SANTORINI.

 

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THE DONKEY TRACK, SANTORINI 

Pastel on paper
37 x 47 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Margaret McGillivray

Third Prize – $100 voucher

Congratulations to Jan Bottcher for winning third prize in People’s Choice with her scratch art drawing RACCOON.

 

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RACCOON

Scratch art on scratchboard
29.7 x 21 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Jan Bottcher

Community Award – $75 Coles/Myer voucher

Sponsor: Jackson Taylor MP (State Member for Bayswater) 

Congratulations to Susan Peters for her winning entry WAITING.

 

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WAITING

Oil on canvas board
30 x 25 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Susan Peters

Highly Commended

Included in Highly Commended are other entries voted as your favourites. We tallied scores and selected those entries with the highest scores in each of the nine Showcase categories. Some categories include more than one entry. This signifies that they have been voted as equal favourites in People’s Choice. 

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SUNRISE 
Abstracts

Acrylic on stretched canvas
76 x 76 cm (H x W)

Price: $250

David Chaney

CLIPPER SHIP VERA
Landscapes, cityscapes & seascapes

Acrylic on stretched canvas
50 x 40 cm (H x W)

SOLD

David Chaney

RENMARK CREEK
Landscapes, cityscapes & seascapes 

Acrylic on stretched canvas
41 x 51 cm (H x W)

Price: $150

Lyn Davies

SHELLY BEACH
Landscapes, cityscapes & seascapes 

Acrylic on stretched canvas
41 x 51 cm (H x W)

Price: $150

Lyn Davies

THE TUB
Portraits & people

Acrylic on stretched canvas
80 x 60 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Marysia Seneque

CALLUM
Portraits & people

Pastel on pastel paper
50 x 40 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Suzanne Wade

LUNAR ECLIPSE
Still life & nature

Oil on stretched canvas
30 x 60 cm (H x W)

Price: $400 

Teresa Schipano

SKEPTICAL
Drawing & scratch art

Pencil on paper
17 x 15 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Maurice Logan

REFLECTION ON THE MURRAY
Photography

Photograph
Size unspecified

Not for sale

Bill Rumney

MY COSY VILLAGE
Textiles & needlework

Cotton fabric
160 x 160 cm (H x W)

Not for sale

Susan Peters

SEASHELLS
Textiles & needlework

Japanese sashiko
100 x 30 cm

Not for sale

Barbara Arthur

CANDLEHOLDERS – A MATCHING PAIR
3D arts & crafts

Blackheart sassafras /ebony on timber
12.5 x 17.5 cm (H x W)

Price: $175

Joseph Infanti

BIRDS IN WINTER
Papercraft

Paper tole
45 x 45cm 

Price: $85

Diane Cox

Voter’s Lucky Draw

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favourites. The winner of our Lucky Draw is Graham Gibson.