Community Art Exhibition
Image credit: Creativity & Innovation (detail), 2021 by Janette Hafez. Image courtesy of the artist.
The City of Joondalup’s 2022 Community Art Exhibition was held from Sunday 27 March – Sunday 10 April 2022 at Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre, Great Space.
This annual exhibition celebrated the City’s artistic community and included 161 artworks, incorporating a wide range of traditional and contemporary media, spanning from painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass work, textiles, photography, printmaking, and mixed media.
To view a Virtual Tour of the exhibition click here.
Entrants competed for a share in a prize pool of over $11,000.
All artworks qualified for consideration of the following Awards:
- Most Outstanding Artwork – $4,000
Winner: Julia Andrijasevich for Isolation
- Highly Commended – $1,500
Winner: Olga Perova for Bargello vase
Artists could also nominate for consideration for these optional Awards:
- Celebrating Joondalup – $1,500
Winner: Katie Gordon for Joondalup Still Life – A Study in Biodiversity
- Student Award – $750
Winner: Monique Chevalier for Honey
- Arts in focus – $500 with solo exhibition
Winner: Afsaneh Khoramshahi for A Countess from Georgia
A further commission was provided to one selected Artist:
- Inside Out Billboard Commission – $3,000
Winner: Kodi Dennison for When can we play?
The Popular Choice Award of $500 is based on the most number of votes from the public. This year’s winner was Anne Marie Bloor with her artwork Rod, a colourful painting of a pink and white Galah.
Calls for entry for the 2023 Community Art Exhibition will open at the end of 2022 and close in February 2023. The exhibition will run from 26 March – 9 April 2023.
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