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Older Adults Art Exhibition 2018

Engaging with Ageing - Past, Present and Future

Engaging with Ageing - Past, Present and Future

This exhibition was part of Council’s Seniors Month celebrations, and is inspired by the goals set out in Council’s Older Adults Strategic Plan. The  Engaging with Ageing Art Exhibition brings together the works of older people in Banyule who have found great satisfaction in expressing their hopes, fears, dreams and experiences through art.

We are pleased to showcase the broad range of artistic talents and different perspectives of older adults and offers an opportunity to share their achievements with friends, family, and the wider community.  The exhibition focuses on the artist's journey, and sometimes the destination, as an older person. We hope that through this exhibition, we have offered an opportunity for older people to be engaged with, to participate in, and to share with others in the community.

People's Choice Award Winners announced:

Due to the high level of interest and engagement from the community, and the close results with many deserving winners, Council decided to increase the number of prizes awarded, to give encouragement to those who came so close!

1st Prize – Leah Franklin (“New World Prague” painting)
2nd Prize – Kaye Hanvin (“Hummingbird” painting)
3rd Prize – Stuart Dea (“Red-tailed black cockatoo” painting)

Additional Commendation prizes:

Glen Stewart, Gail McCall and Judith Mottram

Congratulations to all the winners, but also to everyone involved in this wonderful community exhibition, and thank you all for voting!


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The image on this page utilizes part of a painting by local artist Marcello D'Amico - 'Volcanic Explosion' (2012)