Grandma Moses Art Exhibition winners announced

Jim Gibbons’ winning piece ‘Moonrise Macquarie Gorges’Jim Gibbons’ winning piece ‘Moonrise Macquarie Gorges’

The winners of the Grandma Moses Art Exhibition were announced at a ceremony at the Gosford Leisure and Learning Centre on September 13.

The Open Section 1 winner was Mr Jim Gibbons for his work entitled ‘Moonrise Macquarie Gorges’. The Section 2 Watercolours winner was Ms Marlene Palagyi for her work entitled ‘Summer Breeze’. The Section 3 Novice winner was Ms Sue Walshe for her work entitled ‘Boy With Torn Hat’.

Section 4 50+ Leisure and Learning Centre Art Group winner was Ms Audrey Hadley for her work ‘Vincent’s Passion’. Section 5 Open Central Coast Inspired Work winner was Ms Leone Meatchem for her work ‘Inspiring Central Coast Lady’. In its 34th year, the long-standing fixture on the cultural calendar that is the Grandma Moses Art Exhibition takes inspiration from the life and work of Anna Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, who became widely famous for her evocative paintings depicting American rural life, after taking up painting in her seventies.

Media release, Sep 16, 2016 Central Coast Council Media