Jan 2022 Monthly Members Exhibition – Aussie Critters (Past)

The Jan 2022 monthly themed exhibition is Aussie Critters.

Please come and view the exhibition from Jan 14, 2022 through Feb 10, 2022 at Hervey Bay Art Society’s “Gallery 5” Art Gallery, at 5 Sandy St Urangan. Gallery 5 is open daily and entry is free.

This exhibition is in addition to a rotating collection of other art exhibitions always on display. All these exhibitions feature well priced pieces that would make great acquisitions or gifts.

The next monthly members competition is Skies Above which will be held from Feb 11, 2022 through Mar 10, 2022.


Results were announced by vice-president Rolf Sieber at the awards presentation on Friday Nov 21, 2022 at noon in the foyer of Gallery 5. The judges for this competition were Violetta Sandry and Kaye Higginson.

First PrizeLynn Munn Warm Summer Nights & Green Tree Frogs
Second Prize (joint)Hugh BrownRest n Look
Second Prize (joint)Lynn Munn Wallaby
Highly CommendedSonja CliffordGarden Royalty
CommendedPaul Neale Nankeen Night Heron
Best Emerging ArtistKoni Knight Koala – It’s Showtime

Congratulations goes to all the winners. Conducting the presentation vice-president Rolf Sieber noted that there was a very high standard of entries this month and the judging resulted in only a handful of points separating first place from commended.

To congratulate our winners or have a peek at the entries go to our facebook coverage of the awards presentation and exhibition entries here and here . Our Jan-Feb 2022 Newsletter also good coverage of this exhibition.


Thanks to Out of the Square Picture Framing who supplies a voucher as 2nd prize for this exhibition.

Judges and Volunteers

Sincere thanks to all the volunteers and the two judges Kaye Higginson and Violetta Sandry involved in organising, judging and presenting this exhibition. Thanks also to all those members who took the time and effort to enter this exhibition.

Key Dates

Delivery of Paintings: Friday Jan 14, 2022 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am. Entry fee is $5.00 per painting entered.

Presentation: Friday Jan 21, 2022 12:00 noon. Presentation of awards is held at 12 noon in main Gallery 5 reception area. The BBQ that is normally held in the back courtyard of Gallery 5, directly after the presentations, is cancelled this competition because of current covid restrictions/concerns.

Exhibition of Paintings: From Friday Jan 14, 2022 (afternoon) through Thursday Feb 10, 2022, 2022.

Collection of Paintings: Friday Feb 11, 2022 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am.

Competition Details & Conditions of Entry

The Jan 2022 monthly competition and exhibition is Aussie Critters. Information about this exhibition can be found on page 5 of the Dec 2021 newsletter.

The rules and conditions covering the monthly members exhibitions can be found here. Details of the judging procedures and criteria can be found here.

If, after reading the rules and conditions, you are still uncertain as to whether your painting qualifies for entry into the monthly members competition, then please contact the Gallery 5 Monthly Exhibition Coordinator.


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