Heritage Art Competition 2018

The annual Gympie Regional Council Heritage Art Competition is held in conjunction with the Gympie Rural Show.  

In 2018, the theme of the competition is 'My Culture, My Story' as set by the Australian Heritage Festival. 

The competition will be held at the annual Gympie District Show on 17-19 May 2018, and paintings will be on display at the Gympie Regional Gallery from 23 May to 16 June, 2018.


2018 winners - 'My Culture, My Story'

1st Prize
Wolfgang Lammel
The Last Basket
A great symbolic gesture. The story tells it all. Professionally painted with great light and shade.
2nd Prize
Jessica Scurrah
Home away from Home
Beautiful loose interpretations of past and present. Plenty of creative expression with lots of happy atmosphere. 
3rd Prize
Andrea Parker
Jenny's Story
Beautiful sketch with classic characters. Nostalgia plus. 
Highly commended Nicole Harper, Mary's Story  
  Sherrie Rowan, Four Sisters   
  Kerrie Atkins, Rambo and Me  
  Raymond Widders, Spirit Owl 3  
1st Prize
Kaison Shepard
Mr Merry
Clever character, simple and fun.  
2nd Prize
Sam Olley
Fragments of Myself
Plenty of thought and creativity depicting some very important issues in the artist's life.   
3rd Prize
Mickayla Fallis
Fantastic Farm Land
Great collaging, creative and thoughtful.  
Highly commended Hareth Covert, The Exotic James Nash Journey
Casey Alexander, Letting Go
Amelia Stevens, Dreamtime
Tae' Rosin, Reach for the Stars
1st Prize
Eadie Clapson
Subtropical Paradise
Fresh, colourful and happy.  
2nd Prize
Taya Clapson
We Are One
Plenty of heart and spirt in the piece. Loved it.  
3rd Prize
Sophie Clapson
Dawn Chorus
Someone really appreciating life and nature. Well depicted.  
Highly commended Rose, Irish and Australian Ancestry
Challon, Holidays at the Beach
Jacy, Grandpa was in the Army
Lola Walker, Lego Love