Jan 2023 Monthly Members Exhibition – Marine Life (Past)

The Jan 2023 monthly themed exhibition is Marine Life.

Please come and view the exhibition from Jan 13, 2023 through Feb 10, 2023 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 Study of Light & Dark which will be held from Feb 10, 2023 through Mar 10, 2023.


Results were announced at awards presentation on Friday Jan 20, 2023 at noon in the foyer of Gallery 5. The judges for this competition were Paul Neale and Lynn Munn.

Julie McGillivray being presented with 2nd prize by HBAS president Mark Brose for her entry “Spirits of the Sea”
First PrizeKerri-Ann CondrinGreen Sea Turtle
Second PrizeJulie McGillivraySpirits of the Sea
Highly CommendedWarwick LambertInto the Blue
Highly CommendedElaine LaneLion Fish
CommendedSonja CliffordIs this the Way?
Encouragement AwardKaren LawrieOf the Water

Congratulations goes to all the winners. To congratulate our winners or have a peek at the entries go to our facebook coverage of the awards presentation and exhibition entries here , here and here . Our Feb 2023 Newsletter will also has good coverage of this exhibition (when published).


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

Judges and Volunteers

Sincere thanks to the volunteers and judges involved in organising, judging and presenting this exhibition. Thanks also to all those members who took the time and effort to enter this exhibition. Thanks also to the catering team who do a great job every month running the post presentation barbecue.

Key Dates

Delivery of Paintings: Friday Jan 13, 2023 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am. Entry fee is $5.00 per painting entered.

Presentation & BBQ: Friday Jan 20, 2023 12:00 noon. Presentation is held at 12 noon in main Gallery 5 reception area and is followed by a BBQ in the back courtyard of Gallery 5.

Exhibition of Paintings: From Friday Jan 13, 2023 (afternoon) through Feb 10, 2023.

Collection of Paintings: Friday Feb 10, 2023 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am.

Competition Details & Conditions of Entry

The Jan 2023 monthly competition and exhibition is Marine Life. Information about this exhibition can be found on page 6 of the Nov 2022 Newsletter and page 5 of the Dec 2022 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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