SOUTH EAST ART SOCIETY – OPEN ART AWARDS 2022
2 April - 8 May 2022 Main Gallery
South East Art Society Inc. (SEAS) encourages the practice of Visual Arts and their promotion throughout the Limestone Coast and surrounding regions.
Now in its 57th year, the SEAS Open Art Awards in 2022 feature more than 100 works by painters, sculptors, photographers and students from the region.
The Awards offer a top prize of $1,500, making this exhibition a hotly anticipated event on the Mount Gambier art calendar, with a People’s Choice award you can vote on for the duration of the exhibition.
Winners for 2022 were announced at the opening on Friday 1 April:
Painting: 1st Jan Telford, 2nd Nita von Stanke
Works on Paper: 1st Sue Foureur, 2nd Heather Lucas
Mixed Media: 1st Paul Sundstrom, 2nd Liz Francis
Photography: 1st Michael van der Linden, 2nd Willie Davidson
Digital Arts/Video: 1st Luke Pellen, 2nd Daniel Pearson
Textiles: 1st Kerrie Head, 2nd Diana Moskwa
3D Art: 1st Chrissy Pudney, 2nd Luke Nesbitt
Patron’s Award: Tim Holiday
Member’s Award: Sally O’Connor
1st time exhibitor award: Diana Ashworth
Secondary student award: 1st Jemma Gittins, 2nd Lily Cain
Primary student award: 1st Opal McIlduff, 2nd Che Hussey
Inclusive Award: 1st Kim Thorpe, 2nd Che Hussey