Du Rietz Art Awards
The Du Rietz Art Awards honours the architect of the stunning historical School of Arts building which houses Gympie Regional Gallery. The awards are open to all experience levels with entries closing in June each year. Awards are presented in July and the exhibition is held in September.
Watch this space for 2022 key dates and information.
- Lilli Waters took home the major 2D Award valued at $5,000 for her entry titled ‘Last Days’.
- Carol Forster won the major 3D Award valued at $3,000 for her work titled ‘From my Garden’.
- The SoMa SoMa Locals Award valued at $3,000 was awarded to artist Zela Bissett for her work titled ‘My Mother’s Treasures’.
- The 2D Highly Commended Award valued at $1,000 was won by Tory Richards for the work ‘Young Reflections’.
- Local artist, Cherryl Chambers-Williams won the Ceramic Award valued at $700 for the work titled ‘Fire on Water’.
- The People’s Choice Award valued at $1000 to be announced on Saturday, 28 August 2021
- Gympie Regional Council 2D Award $5,000
- Budget Steel 3D Award $3,000 (Acquisitive)
- SoMa SoMa Locals Award $3,000
- 2D Highly Commended Award $1,000
- Ceramic Award $700
- People’s Choice Award $1,000
- Gympie Regional Council
- Budget Steel
- SoMa Espresso Bar
- Gwyn Moore
- Cooloola Potters Group
- Creative Arts Gympie Region Inc.
- Heinke Butt
- Sally and David Gartshore
- Joolie Gibbs
- Annette Reilly