Thursday, June 9, 2011

James Drinkwater wins the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship for painting

James Drinkwater, ‘Talking with Poppy’, 2011, 1600 x 1500mm 
James Drinkwater is back on our news page for winning this prestigious scholarship award. Here's what the judges had to say about James:

"The judges unanimously chose James Drinkwater as the recipient of the 2011 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship for Painting. The judges believe that James Drinkwater is a young painter who shows great potential and commitment to the language of painting. The judges noted James’ consistent and thoughtful approach and the ongoing development of his work. Above all, the judging panel was impressed with his sensitive handling of the medium."


Catherine and Jennifer Strutt win the 2011 Muswellbrook Open Art Prize

Catherine and Jennifer Strutt, 'Home', 2010, mixed media, 1035mm x 1035mm
Congratulations to Catherine and Jennifer Strutt for winning Section A (a two dimensional painting of any subject in any medium) for their work 'Home'. The Muswellbrook Open Art prize is hosted by the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre and is running for the 41st time this year. Congratualtion to Peter Gardiner also for receiving a Highly Commended in the prize.