The 2017 Sorell Regional Art Exhibition and Prize held in collaboration with Southern Beaches Regional Arts was once again a great success. The exhibition was open for six days with the public viewing approximately 130 pieces of work from 45 artists across 6 categories.
There were two major prizes, four highly commended prizes and one people’s choice. Two of local artist Cherie Sibley’s paintings were awarded the Sorell Council $1500 art acquisition prize.
Major prizes were sponsored by Southern Beaches Regional Arts, Sorell Council, Holts Hardware Mitre 10, Lufra Hotel, Rural Solutions, Sorell on Stage and the Sorell History Society.
Winners of the categories are as follows:
Photography – Claire Doran
Comedy – Pauline Johnson
Landscape – Suzy Baker
3Dimensional – Mike Maddock
Dramatic – Toni Cowle
Tasman 375 – John Murden (Sorell History Society Acquisition Prize)
Southern Beaches Regional Arts Open – Ryan Curtis
Sorell Council Acquisition Prize – Cherie Sibley
Congratulations to all the successful artists who won awards. Council would like to congratulate all involved at SBRA for organising another fantastic exhibition and thank all the volunteers and sponsors who made this wonderful event happen.