The 2017 Dobell Festival of Art and Craft for has been a resounding success. The Festival attracted over 320 original works of Art (an increase of over 40% on last year) and hundreds of quality hand-made Craft items. In both sections this was a record year for quantity and quality of entries.


The Dobell Prize for 2017 was awarded to Peter Gallagher for his oil painting "Winter Sea Mist"

Our Winners for 2017 were as follows;
Oil - Acrylic
First Prize 'Daily' by Gaye Shield
Highly Commended - 'Beyond Leura' by Graham Cox
'Men Playing Chess' by Trudy Davison
'Wangi Wangi' by Vanessa Farrow
First Prize 'Old Mine Near Kalgoorlie' by Carolyn Thornely
Highly Commended 'Man and Dog' by Ian Mattila
'Forest' by Jill Campbell
Mixed Media
First Prize 'The Drover' by Rob Spedding
Highly Commended 'View From Scotts Head' by Jayne Pinkerton-Frost
'Thru the Flowers' by Black Crow Walking
First Prize 'Howard' by Kay McFarlane Smith
Highly Commended 'Charlotte' by Stephanie Macfarlane
Youth 13 -18
First Prize 'untitled' by Teghan O'Breirne
Encouragment Award 'Peeking Parrot' by Kirra Palmer
Youth Under 13
First Prize 'The Deep' by Ethen Bickford
Encouragement Award 'Big Blue' by Mia Cooper
Craft Section Awards
Needlework - Knitting 
Audrey Schuemaker
Claire Locker-Potter
Vicki Donald
Anna Adnum
Peter Horn - Woodwork
The Festival will return in 2018 at the Wangi District Workers Club
11-19 Market St. Wangi Wangi NSW.




Contact Trish 4975 2008 or Stephanie 4975 5133

Download Art Conditions of Entry

Download Art Tags for Paintings
Download Art Entry Form - Entries close 5th April, 2017


   Contact Di 4975 1777

Download Craft Conditions of Entry
Download Craft Entry Form  - Entries close 18th April 2017


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