The Art on Board Winners go to…..

Firstly, we would like to say thank you to all the artists who had participated in the Art on Board competition. A huge thank you to our judges  the fabulous artist and the Archibald 2014  Finalist, Mia Oatley and ArtSHINE gallery director Pascale Rajek.  Also we would like to  thanks to our sponsors Bedford Custom Framing, Fine Art Imaging and Impact and Co.

A big thanks to the guests and the artist supporters who came to the opening last Saturday evening. We had a great turn out of supporters on a cold winter evening, A Thank you to Craig Ankers CoSydney Centre Manager who made the Mulled Wine to warm eveyone up at the opening evening.

Now let get to the awards .

There were 4 prizes presented on the evening:

Prize One: ” Best of Show” went to:

Art on Board-Best of Show - Aylie

The gold disk by Aylie McDowall

Art on Board No. #28

 “The golden disk”

by Aylie Mc dowall

Prize Two: “Honourable Mention” went to:

Art on Board-Honourable-Helen

Honey Bee's by Helen Dubrovich

Art on Board No. #12

“Honey bee’s”

by Helen Dubrovich

Prize  Three: “Highly Commended”went to: 

Art on Board-Highly Commended-Felicity

Watermark by Felicity O'Connor

Art on Board No. #6


by Felicity O’connor

Prize  Four: “Outstanding Execution “went to: 

Art on Board-Outstanding Ivan

Binni Creek by Ivan Goodacre

Art on Board No. #1

“Binni Creek”

by Ivan Goodacre

One More Award to go to…..

 The People’s Choice Award will be accounced this Saturday 25th at ArtSHINE Market event. The Market will be housed at CoSydney Sydney Coworking and Project Space in Chippendale. The People’s Choice Award winner will be accounced  between 3-5pm. So please come along and check out the artworks and the mini market stalls at CoSydney.

It was very tough for the judges to select the winners from the 29 amazing  art boards.  As your  business art coach, you are all winners. The purpose of the competition was a way of searching for new talent and a motivational call out to emerging and established artists to encourage you to take action and participation.  It was a great opportunity for you to get your name out and showcasing you art in a gallery at a tiny cost of only $50 and also an opportunity to test the market to see the reaction of art lovers and collectors. We would encourage you to keep entering different competitions, it will help you grow as an artist.

The ArtSHINE gallery now plans to run three art prizes a year to search for new talents and promote their artworks. The next Art prize competittion will be launched in the first week of August “Draw me a calendar” competition.

To learn more about “Draw me a Calendar” competition please stay tune and visit ArtSHINE gallery ’s website for new update.


Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.

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