The 2015 Tasmanian Art Award at Eskleigh exhibition is open to the public from Saturday 24 October 2015 to Monday 2 November 2015, 10am to 4pm.
The Winners of the TAA at Eskleigh were announced at the Preview Evening Cocktail Party held on the 23 October 2015. The Cocktail Party attracted 160 guests with a significant amount of works sold via the tender process.
Thank you to the following sponsors, your assistance is greatly appreciated.
- The Capital Chemist Group
- Goaty Hill Wines
- Think Big Printing
- Southern Cross Television
- Flying Colours Printing
- The Examiner Newspaper
- The Launceston Art Society
Winners of the 2015 Tasmanian Art Award at Eskleigh
$8,000 Tasmanian Art AwardWinner
A work the judges felt showed originality, elegance and a subtlety of vision all brought together with a totally professional technique. We felt these attributes put the work ahead of all the other contenders.
$1,000 Watercolour Prize
‘Errol's Vision and the Inaction of Others'
An elegant and eloquent use of the medium - mixing both landscape and architecture as subject matter.
$1,000 Acrylic Prize
‘Still Waters, Flinders Island'
A very interesting unconventional view of a seascape. A rewarding work to contemplate and enjoy.
$1,000 Pastel Prize
A macro view of rocks with the plants struggling to grow out of the crevasse's, ably illustrated by the use of pastel.
$1,000 Mixed Media Prize
A set of quirky meticulous, somewhat disturbing collection of found objects arranged in a way that tells many an unknown story.
$1,000 Oils Prize
'Fire on Mt Arrowsmith'
Fire on Mt Arrowsmith is a subtle evocation of a burning landscape, both the colour palette and texture of this work convey the hidden power and menace associated with bush fires.
$1,000 Sculpture Prize
An intensely complicated structure of the human form, conveying a sense of both humor and energy. A technically and aesthetically competent sculpture.
$1,500 Judges Commendation, Launceston Art Society Member Award
'Out of the Mist'
A delicate, sensitive depiction on a small scale of a very large subject.