Landscape art opening draws a crowd

Karen HuntSouth Western Times
Bridgetown artist and chief judge Su Berghuis-Garde, at front, chatted with friends Gloria Cartmel, Anne Bartz and Kirrily Urquhart before the winners were announced.
Camera IconBridgetown artist and chief judge Su Berghuis-Garde, at front, chatted with friends Gloria Cartmel, Anne Bartz and Kirrily Urquhart before the winners were announced. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Warren Blackwood artists gathered at the Pottery Restaurant in Bridgetown on Friday for the launch of the annual Landscape Art Exhibition.

Twenty five paintings are on display in the exhibition, which follows the Archies portraiture show.

Chris Latham’s On the Way to Uluru was named Best in Show with Lynda Robinson’s Haven highly commended and a special Packers’ Prize going to Ziggy Grochowski for Winter in Bridgetown.

Tania Lockley was the People’s Choice winner for Water is Life.

Pictures from the event:

Penny Wood of Northcliffe with Pemberton artist Lynda Robinson, whose painting “Haven” was highly commended by judges.
Camera IconPenny Wood of Northcliffe with Pemberton artist Lynda Robinson, whose painting “Haven” was highly commended by judges. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Bridgetown friends Rebecca Redman and Emma Pickering joined the crowd at the art exhibition opening.
Camera IconBridgetown friends Rebecca Redman and Emma Pickering joined the crowd at the art exhibition opening. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Bridgetown artist Jean Barrett and husband David, at right, chatted with shire president John Nicholas, centre, at the launch.
Camera IconBridgetown artist Jean Barrett and husband David, at right, chatted with shire president John Nicholas, centre, at the launch. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Bridgetown sisters Jocelyn Van De Griend and Rebecca Higgers enjoyed the show.
Camera IconBridgetown sisters Jocelyn Van De Griend and Rebecca Higgers enjoyed the show. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Barbara Jones and artist Jan Dedman, both of Bridgetown, were at the Pottery Restaurant to see the art show.
Camera IconBarbara Jones and artist Jan Dedman, both of Bridgetown, were at the Pottery Restaurant to see the art show. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Blackwood Valley Arts Alliance member Sue Gosling-Smith caught up with Bridgetown artist Gabriel Evans at the event.
Camera IconBlackwood Valley Arts Alliance member Sue Gosling-Smith caught up with Bridgetown artist Gabriel Evans at the event. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Bridgetown artist Chris Latham, whose painting “On the Way to Uluru” won the Best in Show prize, with partner Peter Richardson and Bridgetown friends Jillian Wilkes and Fred Robinson.
Camera IconBridgetown artist Chris Latham, whose painting “On the Way to Uluru” won the Best in Show prize, with partner Peter Richardson and Bridgetown friends Jillian Wilkes and Fred Robinson. Credit: Karen Hunt / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

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