It was 38° at 7pm on Thursday at Yea when the Rotary Art and Craft Show was opened by Murrindindi Shire Craig Lloyd.
Rotary President Ken Maxfield presented artist Julian Bruere as a Paul Hariis Fellow, Rotary’s top honour.
Judge Richard Watson announced the Show winners.
Junior Work – Tertiary: Ruby Hubbard
8 years and over: Emmerson Bechaz
7 years and under: Julian Gruchy
Plastic and Textile: Sherrell Taylor
Sculpture: Michael Taylor
Emerging Artist: Ann Capling
Local: Meg Heres
Miniatures: Carolyn Marrone
Contemporary: Stephen McCall
Traditional: Freda Surgenor
Yea Wetlands: Marion Bruere
Hargrave Prize: Vida Pearson and Keith Black
Work On Paper: Helen Miles
2nd Best in Show: Do Noble
Best In Show: Gary Laird
The Art Show is open across the Australia Day long weekend.
Amongst the local people snapped by the Melbourne Observer were:
• Julie Lynch and Russell Hogg
• Ken Maxfield, Richard Watson, Frank Hargrave and Craig Lloyd
• Charles Rattray and Ian Sichlau
• Pat Sichlau, Carol Hogg and Janet Hubbard
• Philip Clancy and Mick McCormack
• Russell Wealands and Ken Maxfield
• David Ngo and Bob Glenister
Read the Melbourne Observer each week for a great coverage on art around Victoria, co-ordinated by Peter Kemp.