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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE VICTORIAN ARTISTS SOCIETY SUMMER EXHIBITION 2021

VAS Summer Exhibition Winners

Winner: Ron Reynolds—'Billabong, Kew'
2nd prize: Vivi Palegeorge—'Afternoon meandering in the Grampians'
3rd prize: John Hurle—'Portside Wasteland, Yarraville'

Highly Commended Artists

Clive Sinclair—'Afternoon Glen Helen, NT'
Adrian Johnson—'Moonrise'
Erica Wagner—'Creek Life'.

Sculpture Winners

Winner: Maxine Wain—'Keystone II'
2nd prize: Fred Toumeyan—'My Dad'
3rd prize: Rachel Robertson—'Contemplation'

Highly Commended sculptor—Suzanne Kaldor for 'Summertime'.

The VAS Summer Exhibition may be viewed in the Galleries at the Victorian Artists Society until Monday 1 March 2021. Visitors welcome.

View the VAS Summer Exhibition 2021

The VAS Summer Exhibition was judged by Paul McDonald Smith OAM FVAS.

 

Paul McDonald Smith OAM FVAS was 2001 Artist of the Year at the Victorian Artists Society, and is member of VAS and the Twenty Melbourne Painters.

Paul is widely known for his colourful oil paintings of flowers, still life, landscape and portraits in the tonal impressionist manner. A very experienced teacher, he has conducted painting classes and workshops since 1977.

He is in high demand as a judge and a very popular demonstrator of traditional painting techniques. His work has received well over 100 major awards including VAS Norman Kaye Memorial Medallion in 1998 and 1999. His studies include fine art at RMIT and the Camberwell Travel Scholarship. He has worked as a professional artist all his life.

You can see more of his work by visiting his website.


VAS Summer exhibition winners

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'Billabong, Kew', oil by Ron Reynolds

Winner of the VAS Summer Exhibition


VIVI Palegeorge Summer Exhibition 2021

'Afternoon meanderings, Grampians', watercolour by Vivi Palegeorge

2nd prize VAS Summer Exhibition


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'Portside Wasteland, Yarraville', oil on board by John Hurle

3rd prize VAS Summer Exhibition


Highly Commended Works

Clive Sinclair Artwork

'Afternoon Glen Helen, NT' watercolour by Clive Sinclair


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'Moonrise' oil by Adrian Johnson


'Creek Life' oil on board by Erica Wagner


VAS SUMMER EXHIBITION Sculpture WINNERS

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'Keystone II', limestone by Maxine Wain

Sculpture Winner in the VAS Summer Exhibition


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'My Dad', clay by Fred Toumayan

2nd prize winner for Sculpture in the VAS Summer Exhibition


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'Contemplation', mixed media by Rachel Robertson

3rd prize winner for Sculpture for the VAS Summer Exhibition


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'Summertime', ceramic by Suzanne Kaldor

Highly Commended for Sculpture in the VAS Summer Exhibition


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