FOR the very first time, the Australian Decorative Fine Arts Society of Molonglo Plains unveiled its young artist, art competition and exhibition of 110 works at the Queanbeyan Art Society Gallery on the weekend.
President of the ADFAS Molonglo Plains, Carole Polson, presented the $1000 awards sponsored by ADFAS to the winning artists, including the overall winner of the show, Dakota Skinner, from Queanbeyan High School.
Goulburn Regional Gallery education officer Sally O’Neill judged the event and applauded the project as being ideal to promote art in the Queanbeyan and Molonglo region. Looking at the quality of the art, she said she believed the event has a sound future.
The exhibition will hang in the Queanbeyan Art Society Gallery for the month of October.
The full list of winners is as follows:
First: Dakota Skinner
Second: Natalie Caetano Antileo;
Third: Grace Carpenter;
First, 12-13 years: Abigail Barrett;
Second, 12-13 years: Georgina Scott;
Third, 12-13 years: Jacqueline Ingram;
Winner, 14-15 years: Abigail Usback;
Second, 14-15 years: Julianna Ocanada;
Third, 14-15 years: Chloe Bennett;
Winner, 16-17 years: Sarah Bermanseder;
Second, 16-17 years: Abbey Kolednik Rose;
Third, 16-17 years: Austin Lloyd.