Monday, August 3, 2009

Highly Commended tree drawings

Grade 5 Dunkeld School Student, Amy Crawford, was awarded a highly commended prize of $50 courtesy of the Dunkeld Information Centre.

Allison Eggleton was also awarded a highly commended prize for her low relief, balsa wood and paint construction. Her $50 prize was sponsored by the Dunkeld Information Centre.

Linda Grant's anthropomorphic representation of a tree proved the most popular with the public. She was awarded the people's choice award which consisted of a tray of native, indigenous trees supplied by ERA Nurseries, Hamilton.

ITDC:Winning Works

Valerie Alexander's pencil drawing of a river red gum was awarded 1st prize in the inaugrial International Tree Drawing Competition (ITDC). She received $300 courtesy of Glenelg Hopkins CMA.

Linda Grant, from Hamilton, received second prize for her anthropomorphic representation of a tree. Linda received $100 courtesy of the Dunkeld Information Centre.

The 2009 International Tree Drawing Competiton

Visitors gather at the old Dunkeld Station on Sunday August the 2nd to see who would be crowned the 2009 international tree drawing champion.

Hamilton Art Gallery Director, Danny McOwan, had the difficult task of selecting the winning work from a total of 134 entries, which were submitted by professional artists and art enthusiasts from across Victoria.
The winner would be awarded $300 cash, courtesy of Glenelg Hopkins CMA, as well as receiving the beautifully carved 2009 ITDC trophey.
Dunkeld residents turn out in droves to await the Danny McOwan's announcement of the winning works.