09 Apr 2020 Paint The Port Winners Announced
Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Paint the Port art competitions has gone online, with artists adapting for this year’s event.
Over 60 artists from a range of age groups entered across the four categories, portraying their interpretations of port operations.
GPC People, Community and Sustainability General Manager Rowen Winsor said she was extremely impressed with the talent in the local region.
“The quality of works in the competition this year was outstanding,” Ms Winsor said.
“Our open category winner, Ping Carlyon, has done an outstanding piece, a stunning use of colour and it touches our hearts here at GPC with one of our very own employees depicted with her girls.
“We were so pleased we could adapt the competition this year to ensure that it could still go ahead.
“I would like to thank ARTmatters Gallery for their support leading in to the competition, and I would encourage everyone to visit the online gallery we have been able to create on our website.”
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum Curator and this year’s guest judge, Cameron Curd said he was thrilled by this year’s entries.
“From the quality and depth of expression shown in the artworks, Gladstone has some fantastic artistic talent from young students to adults,” Mr Curd said.
“They have captured the beautiful Port in all its glory for this unique community engagement competition,” Mr Curd said.
GPC is pleased to announce the following winners:
Winner – Ping Carlyon
Highly Commended – Shay Thetford, Marja Shamier and Christine Ward
High School Category
Winner – Kya West
Highly Commended – Indigo Cadzow-Smith, Nyah Loosmore, Khushi Patel, Cloe Putland and Flynn Ramage
Upper Primary School
Winner – Raven-Lily Bickle-Wallace
Highly Commended – Hanshikaa Gree saravanan, Milla Lamberton, Pahal Patel, Saanvi Patel and Olive Perrott
Lower Primary School
Winner – Amarni Thetford
Highly Commended – Rut Patel and Alexis Yeoman
Community members can view the 2020 Paint the Port Art Exhibition by visiting www.gpcl.com.au/paint-the-port