Congratulations to the winners of 2016 City of Busselton Art Awards

28/09/2016 10:30

Handscapes by Molly Coy and Dr Claire Bolton: Images of the remaining pages can be seen during the exhibition in the ArtGeo GalleryHandscapes by Molly Coy and Dr Claire Bolton: Images of the remaining pages can be seen during the exhibition in the ArtGeo GalleryCongratulations to this years winners of the City of Busselton Art Award.

First prize was awarded to Molly Coy and Claire Bolton for their artist book Handscapes. 

In the artist statement accompanying this piece Molly describes the book

Artist book ‘Handscapes’ enthused by wonderful local landscapes and the desire to integrate text and image. Designed in 5 sections, each one reflecting different aspects of the landscapes in the beautiful southwest. These hand-crafted landscape pages are printed on a variety of papers, using many different illustrative techniques; collagraph, etchings, linocuts, leaf prints, metal and wood type (both printed and blind embossed) with hand-painted pages, all combining to give a rich indulgence of visual experience and textures.



  Is That All You Got by Joseph TrigliaIs That All You Got by Joseph TrigliaEmerging Artist was awarded to Joseph Triglia for his airbrushed work Is That All You Got. 


Three Highly Commended certificates were awarded to the following artists:

Jarrad Martyn, Gera Woltjer and Danni McGrath.

 

Between Home & Horizon #2, Move # 16, Box # 72 by Gera Woltjer
Roof Lizard by Jarrad Martyn
Nostalgia Trip by Danni McGrath