Waverley Art Prize

2017 Waverley Art Prize Winners

Open Prize:

$6000 Sponsored by Waverley Council

Winner: Maz Dixon Shangri La
Image: Maz Dixon with her winning work Shangri La

Mayor’s Prize:

$1500 Sponsored by Waverley Council

Winner: Nicola Smith, Brussels 1982, on the settee I

Highly Commended: Kevin McKay, Angels Waverley Cemetary

Oil Prize:

$1000 worth of paint products sponsored by Art Spectrum

Winner: Kathryn McGovern Nothing to see here

Equally Highly Commended; Jessica Bock FallRobert Howe Herbie with CamelliasKevin McKay Angels, Waverley Cemetery

Acrylic Prize:

$100 worth of paint products sponsored by Matisse-Derivan

Winner: Anthony Buselli Rock Platform Woombarra

Printmaking:

$500 Sponsored by Waverley Woollahra Art School

Winner: Samantha Thompson Clarice

Highly Commended: Jennifer Baird George Baldessin meets Andy Warhol

 
Drawing:

$500 Sponsored by Waverley Woollahra Art School

Claire Primrose Assembled landscape 3

Highly Commended: Heather Egan Man in cafe

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2017 Finalists

First Name Last Name Title of Artwork
Rachel Moodie Memorarium
Robin Finlay The Arrangement
Brian Smith Magnolia in Japanese Gardens, Cowra
Claire Primrose assembled Landscape 3
Annette Golden Aphrodite- Goddess of Love
Luciana Smith Squid Ink
Alex Snellgrove Anzac Tree 1
Paul Snell Intersect # 201701
Eliza Gosse My pretty Little Pink House
Simone Cheah Self portrait, 2017
Alison Mackay Chops, Tongs, Glass
Samantha Thompson Clarice
Suzanne Alexander Dawn Fraser Baths, Elkington Park.
Rowan Robertson Hills and Trees – Riverina
Anthony Buselli Rock Platform Wombarra
Jamie Preisz Blue
Janis Clarke Yellow Drawing
Dean Manning Blue Medea
Susanna Chui Portrait of a Woman
Shelagh May Wind in the Palms, Darling Point
Jody Graham Blame
Nic Mason Rabbit, fox and dog
Margherita Sanguineti Burning Man Culture
Marin Loo Green amongst surburbia
Loribelle Spirovski Anguish
Jennifer Baird George Baldessin meets Andy Warhol.
Victoria Owens Esaver
Jessica Bock Fall
Gaybo Head MORNING LIGHT
Sally West Blue Chair
Claudia Husband Burning Burnett
Nicole Kelly Girl with glasses
Moritaka Suzuki View of Florence
Kevin McKay Angels – Waverley Cemetery
Kevin McKay Calooma Bondi Rd
Jordan Richardson The Slipped Velatura
Frannie Deane Amaryllis with Pears
Maz Dixon Shangri-La
Alana Best Clouds 3
Heather Egan Man in Cafe
Nicola Smith Brussels 1982, on the settee 1
Nicola Higgins Bec In Black
Graziela Guardino The Unknown
Isabelle Chouinard Marbles
James Freiberg Graham Fransella
James Alley Jane, Fragment
Robert Howe Herbie with Camellias
Graham Marchant Poppies and Begonias
John Knott French Landscape
Kathryn McGovern Nothing to See Here
Natasha Walsh Self-portrait


2017 Judges: Wendy Sharpe (artist) and Will Sturrock (Director, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney).

2017 Prizes:

  • The Open Prize, sponsored by Waverley Council, $6,000, acquisitive
  • The Mayor’s Prize, sponsored by Waverley Council, $2,000, acquisitive
  • The Oil Painting Prize, sponsored by Art Spectrum, $1,000 worth of oil paint, non-acquisitive
  • The Acrylic Painting Prize, sponsored by Matisse Derivan, $1,000 worth of acrylic paint, non-acquisitive
  • The Drawing Prize, sponsored by Waverley Woollahra Art School, $500, non-acquisitive
  • The Printmaking Prize, sponsored by Waverley Woollahra Art School, $500, non-acquisitive
  • The People’s Choice Prize, sponsored by Waverley Council, $500, non-acquisitive