Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival

Presented by The Boonah & District Cultural Foundation Inc.

4-11 SEPTEMBER 2021

2021 Arts Festival Award Winners

Art Awards  

Painting 

First Place
Kalbar 1 by Nigel Gillespie

Second Place
Fashion Icon by Tim Wood

Highly Commended
City Scene by Glen Perrem
Specium Jar by Glen Smith
I See You by Colleen Gardener
The Venetian Mask by Lyn Condon
Light Comes Creeping by Lyn Mason

Works on Paper
First Place
Sundown from Green Hills Road, Boonah by Mark Lawrence

Second Place
Pure Joy by Jason Skewes

Highly Commended
Bees on a Thistle by Maureen See
Zebra by Christine Parry
A Future by Nika Norman
Waiting for the Next Workday by Maleaka Bauer
Crimpy Cat by Helen Duffin
Strelitzias by Maureen See

Photography
First Place
Morning Mist by Grant Quinn

Second Place
Haigh Park, Lake Moogerah by Jason Skewes 

Highly Commended
Travelling by Julie Vellacott
Morning Droplet by Mandy Stenton
Innocence by David Wall
Self Service by Grant Quinn
Fragile Nature by Peter Van Der Veen

3D
First Place
Wedge Tail Eagle Dreaming by Patrick Moore

Second Place
Behind These Eyes by Sophia Barns

Highly Commended
Picasso in Flight by Priscilla Lawrence 

Mixed Media
First Place
Going in Circles by Glen Smith

Second Place
Roses on Gold by Christine Parry

First Timer Awards
Reginald by Racheal McNiven
Its Electric by Desley Agnoletto
Koi Fish by Trevor Klan

Youth High School
First Place
Lila by Jade Burns

Youth Primary School
First Place
Highway by AJ

Second Place
Chaos by AJ

Highly Commended
Wolves at Midnight by Ella Maguire

Writing Awards 

Short Story Open
First Place
Party Lights by Tony Barnes

Second Place
O Tannenbaum by Anne Andrew 

Highly Commended
Be the Light by Angela Pennell
House – Beach by Toni Risson
The Night of Lights by David Gates
The Great Pompydoo by Jan-Andrew Henderson

 Poetry Open
First Place
Silence by Penny Wright

Second Place
Blingless by Angela Pennell

100 Word

First Place
Reverie by Angela Pennell

Second Place
Show of Hands by Angela Pennell 

Highly Commended
Gazebo by Toni Risson
Duranta Delight by Tony Barnes
Woman’s Prerogative by Anne Andrew
Murder in the Library by Diana Hockley

 Youth Primary School
First Place
Buffalo Territory by Chloe

Second Place
At Night by Lewis Fahey

Fashion Award Winners

Creative Kids
First Place
Werewolf Prom – designed and modelled by Freyja Gordon

Touch of Class
First Place
Cocktail Hour – Designed by Prudence Steward, modelled by Sue Anne Chapman

Highly Commended
Floral Fairytale – Designed by Kodi Sawtell, modelled by Nicole

Revamped
First Place
Sleep on it – modelled by Jo Williams

Highly Commended
My Escape from Plain – Designed and modelled by Gayle Van Der Veen

Wearable Art
First Place
Shape It  Designed by Lacey Sawtell and modelled by Maddison

Second Place
Unframed – Designed and modelled by Glen Smith

Highly Commended
Call me Colour – Designed by Janelle Kelley, modelled by Mikaela Kelley

 

 

 

 

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The Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival is about promoting the cultural heart of the community. It gives everyone an opportunity to display their talent in the art, writing, and fashion competitions, or on stage in lively and entertaining shows.

 

Get involved: onstage, backstage, social media, logistics, clerical, or general help. Make friends and contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of the community. It’s lots of fun.

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