Nov 2020 Monthly Members Exhibition – Miniatures & Small Paintings (Past)

There are more than 50 paintings on display from many talented local artists in this year’s small paintings and miniatures exhibition. The exhibition is well worth a look and the artworks are very good value for money. If you have a friend or family member who likes fine art, there are many value for money pieces available that would make great Christmas presents.

Please come and view the exhibition at Hervey Bay Art Society’s “Gallery 5” Art Gallery, at 5 Sandy St Urangan. Gallery 5 is open daily and entry is free.

The exhibition runs from 13 Nov 2020 through 14 Jan 2021.

Running concurrently with this exhibition are the Nov 2020 Members General Exhibition and the Members 3D general exhibition. Both these exhibitions also feature well priced pieces that would make great gifts.

The monthly members exhibition that follows this one is Jan 2021 Flora & Fauna Exhibition commencing 15 Jan 2021.


Image from page 1 of the December 2020 HBAS Newsletter
First PrizeRolf Sieber Sunset at Mornington
Second PrizePaul BarnesLazy Sunday
Highly CommendedJosephine Baddeley Feeding Time
CommendedDavid StellSunset
CommendedCarol PerryRose
Small Paintings
Image from page 1 of the December 2020 HBAS Newsletter
First PrizeKaye Higginson Swamp Hens
Second PrizePaul BarnesA Tale of Two Whales
Highly CommendedRolf Sieber Outback Station
CommendedPaul BarnesSilent Sentinels
CommendedSonja CliffordUrbanity
Best Emerging ArtistJane Backhaus The Hunt

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. Our December 2020 newsletter also has good coverage of this exhibition.


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

Judges and Volunteers

Thanks to our judges Mark Brose and Violetta Sandry who were delighted with the high standards of artwork in both sections.

Sincere thanks to the volunteers involved in organising and presenting this exhibition.

Thanks also to all those members who took the time and effort to enter this exhibition.

Rolf’s 80th Birthday

Happy 80th birthday to Rolf Sieber. The Art Society took the opportunity to celebrate Rolf’s birthday at the presentation and barbecue for the Nov 2020 Members Monthly Exhibition. Thanks you for the many years of support to the Hervey Bay Art Society “Legend”.

Competition Details

The November monthly competition and exhibition is Miniatures & Small Paintings. This month there will be 2 categories judged – a small painting category and a miniature category. For what constitutes a miniature or a small painting please see page 5 of the Oct 2020 newsletter.

The Awards presentation was held on Friday 20/11/2020.

Key Dates

Delivery of Paintings: Friday 13 Nov 2020 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am. Entry fee is $5.00 per painting entered.

Presentation & BBQ: Friday 20th Nov 2020 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 13 Nov 2020 (afternoon) through Jan 14 2021.

Collection of Paintings: Friday 15 Jan 2021 between 9:00 am and 10:30 am

Conditions of Entry

This month’s category of miniature and small painting has some extra conditions of entry relating to the size of the paintings and other details. For detailed information on this please see page 5 of the Oct 2020 newsletter or page 6 of the Nov 2020 newsletter.

The rules and conditions covering the monthly members exhibitions can be found here.

If you are uncertain as to whether your painting qualifies for entry into the monthly members competition ask at Gallery 5 reception for monthly members competition conditions of entry.

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