Monster Rotary market

President of Rotary Club of Ocean Grove Graeme Chamberlain with Ocean Grove artist Jill Shalless who took out the Best Overall Work of Art in Show with her work ''Foliage Tapestry''.

Melbourne Cup weekend was huge for Ocean Grove Rotarians with a monster market and a well-supported art show at Point Lonsdale.

Art show committee chair John Calnin was pleased with the result.

“We have been running the art show for eight years now and each year have been able to give a healthy amount to our main charities, Riding Develops Abilities and the Disabled Surfers Association,” he said.

Best Overall Work of Art in Show was regular participant Jill Shalless who took home $2500 for her work ‘Foliage Tapestry’.

Winners were:

Best Overall Work of Art in Show (Rotary sponsored) $2500, Jill Shalless ‘Foliage Tapestry’

Print Making/Drawing First Prize (Collendina Caravan Park) $1000, Meagan Penna ‘Friendly Greeting’

Print Making/Drawing Second Prize (Collendina Caravan Park) $500, Lynette Palmer ‘Giraffe’

Painting First Prize (Wynndean Holiday Resort) $1000, Dennis Sonogan ‘At anchor at the Jetty’

Painting Second Prize (anonymous) $500, Do Noble ‘Dual Melody’

Australian Flora & Fauna First Prize (anonymous) $1000, Margaret Muffett ‘Eucalyptus Caesia’

Australian Flora & Fauna Second Prize (Bellarine Podiatry) $500, Judy Cohn ‘Red Tailed Cockatoo’

Contemporary Art First Prize (anonymous) $1000, Jude Elmer ‘Blue Lagoon’

Contemporary Art Second Prize (Kings Funerals) $500, Sue Woolnough ‘Overland Track’

People’s Choice as voted by the public (Lifestyle Ocean Grove) $1000, Glenn Hoyle ‘A Bag of Apples’

Encouragement Awards(Lifestyle Ocean Grove) $125 each, Colleen Beveridge ‘Wolf’, Richard Jones ‘Alcoa’, Pip Williams ‘Spinning Gum & Banksia’, Yvonne Preusker ‘Lonely’.


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