Primrose wins Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award again

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QUEANBEYAN artist and gallery owner, Claire Primrose, has won her second Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award, it was announced last night by Queanbeyan Mayor, Cr Tim Overall at the opening of the exhibition at The Q’s Exhibition Space.

2015 Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award winner Claire Primrose and Highly Commended Award winner Bradley Santos with their winning pieces.
2015 Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award winner Claire Primrose

Primrose, who also won the award in 2009, won for her mixed media painting ‘Not quite ready for snow’, judged the best of the 38 entries by guest judge, Adelin Chin.

Highly Commended Award winner Bradley Santos
Highly Commended Award winner Bradley Santos

Another Queanbeyan artist and first-time Art Award entrant, Bradley Santos, won the Highly Commenced Award for his mixed media artist book ‘Erritmo Zaborraren’.

All 38 entries will be on display in The Q’s Exhibition Space until 22July. During that time, visitors can vote on the $500 People’s Choice Award.

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