Winner: Ron Reynolds—'Billabong, Kew'
2nd prize: Vivi Palegeorge—'Afternoon meandering in the Grampians'
3rd prize: John Hurle—'Portside Wasteland, Yarraville'
Clive Sinclair—'Afternoon Glen Helen, NT'
Erica Wagner—'Creek Life'.
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.
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.
'Billabong, Kew', oil by Ron Reynolds
Winner of the VAS Summer Exhibition
'Afternoon meanderings, Grampians', watercolour by Vivi Palegeorge
2nd prize VAS Summer Exhibition
'Portside Wasteland, Yarraville', oil on board by John Hurle
3rd prize VAS Summer Exhibition
'Afternoon Glen Helen, NT' watercolour by Clive Sinclair
'Moonrise' oil by Adrian Johnson
'Creek Life' oil on board by Erica Wagner
'Keystone II', limestone by Maxine Wain
Sculpture Winner in the VAS Summer Exhibition
'My Dad', clay by Fred Toumayan
2nd prize winner for Sculpture in the VAS Summer Exhibition
'Contemplation', mixed media by Rachel Robertson
3rd prize winner for Sculpture for the VAS Summer Exhibition
'Summertime', ceramic by Suzanne Kaldor
Highly Commended for Sculpture in the VAS Summer Exhibition
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