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CANCELLATION OF THE 45TH. CHELSEA ART SHOW FOR 2021

It is with regret we advise the cancellation of the 45th. Chelsea Art Show.

After careful consideration of the current issues – the Level Crossing Removal Project which is affecting the Chelsea and Edithvale crossings between July and October and the ever changing Covid-19 restrictions, the Art Show Committee have decided to cancel this year’s Show.

We apologise for the delay, but needed to ensure we addressed all issues involved.

Refunds will be processed.   For those who paid by credit card, a credit will be put through and for those who paid by cheque, a cheque will be forwarded.

We thank everyone for your patience and hope that we can hold the 45th. Show next year.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Lesley Pichler, either by email lesley3313@bigpond.com or mobile 0407 176323

CHELSEA ROTARY – ART SHOW COMMITTEE

2013 Winners

Oils / Acrylics

This lovely oil is traditional painting at it’s best. The diagonal composition draws the eye into this peaceful scene. Great attention has been paid to foreground, middle ground and distance with repeated colours completing a very beautiful piece.

#240 WALTER MAGILTON “Waiting for Tide-Rise”
Highly Commended:
#215 Ian Laurens
“Morning Cuppa”

Highly Commended:
# 142 Jeff Hastings
“Hide & Seek”

Highly Commended:
#152 Glen Hoyle
“Apples”

Watercolours

This beautifully executed watercolour shows not only skill but also a quirky sense of mischief. One can feel the atmosphere through the intense blue of the sky but the oversize pegs are the stars of this work. It’s all in the title!

# 113 Grant Gittus “Not Like Us”
Highly Commended:
# 366 Doreen Shaw
“Farm House Breeze”

Highly Commended:
# 442 Malcolm Webster
“Fast Terowie”

Pastels

I couldn’t fault this excellent pastel. Depicting the figure or portrait (and this is both) is so exacting it has to be right but there is more. Composition and the technique plays a huge part in the end result.

# 406 Rosemary Todman-Parrant “Romantic”
Highly Commended:
# 8 Lynne Bechervaise
“Edible Landscape 1”

Highly Commended:
# 275 Lyn Mellady
“Bayside Afternoon”

Highly Commended:
#308 Lynette Palmer
Blossom Visitor”

Drawing

The use of the space is what attracted me to this superb drawing. By allowing the bird to be free, not bound by edges but emphasising the strengths in the main parts of the composition. This is a sure winner.

#221 Cherie Leeden “Survival”
Highly Commended:
295 Adrian Neill
“The Algerians”

Highly Commended:
#205 Elena Kolotusha
“Shells of the Day”

Highly Commended:
# 211 Neloo Kreltszheim
“Cry of the Wilderness”
Highly Commended:
# 254 Janet Matthews
“Dance in the Light”

Photography

 

# 297 Tom Newmann “Fuchsia & Buds”
Highly Commended:
#47 Richard Conn
“King of the Castle”

Highly Commended:
#196 Margot Kiesskalt
“Lorikeets”

JUNIOR ART – YEARS 4-6 WINNER

# 399 Sharni Teesdale   “Reflections”
JUNIOR ART – YEARS 7-9 WINNER
 
# 199  Gillian Kiriakidis        “Cosmology”
JUNIOR ART – YEARS 10-12 WINNER
 
# 208 Ashleigh Krajnc  “You Scratch My Back”