Sunday, 4th December we had the presentation of our Annual Awards and combined it with the opening of our new exhibition.
We had open house from 2 until 4 pm, which included the awards presented by our president, Valma Crerar, Christmas Carols sung by the Avenel Singers, followed by afternoon tea.
A special presentation was made to Wendy Webster. She was given Life Membership for the wonderful work she has done for the society, She has contributed in many ways for many years and was the founder of our successful Art Beyond the Divide.
Congratulations to the Award winners for 2016:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR- Pauline Taylor
HANGING COMMITTEE AWARD - Alan Brown
MONTHLY MEDAL AWARD - Sally Connell
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - Ann Voogt
We enjoyed a lovely afternoon and feel pleased with our latest works that are on display.
In the main gallery we have a large exhibition, including a wide variety of styles and topics, presented in different media. This exhibition will be in show for three months.
The smaller Charles August Gallery is showing our Small Treasures exhibition. In there you will find works proced under $100, which make great Christmas gifts.