Since 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria’s Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition has showcased the work of over 700 artists and is Australia’s leading maritime art prize. The exhibition is open daily for public viewing from 6th – 27th October, 2017 at the historic seafarers’ centre at 717 Flinders Street, Docklands from 12 noon – 6pm. Sally is very honoured to have both her entries selected for this year’s art prize: “Pittwater Study (7.4.17) – Plein Air”, 75x75cm, oil on canvas AND “Berry’s Bay – Plein Air”, 60x75cm, oil on canvas. For more information on the art prize go to: https://missiontoseafarers.com.au/art-prize/
- Surf & Snow 2017, KAB Gallery Terrigal
- Figurative Focus, KAB Gallery 2017
- AROUND TOWN, Traffic Jam Galleries 2017
- Spring Sydney 2016, Fellia Melas Gallery, Woollahra
- Here And There, Traffic Jam Galleries 2015
- The Art Of Still Life 2014, Fellia Melas Gallery
- “Belleforest” Paintings 2014
- Northern Beaches Sydney 2014
- New York 2013
- Fellia Melas Gallery, Woollahra 2013
- New York 2012
- New York 2011
- Definition Series
- Painters Gallery, Mona Vale 2011
- Fellia Melas Gallery, Woollahra 2010
- Arthouse Hotel, Sydney 2009
- BSG Gallery, Melbourne 2008
- Charcoal Mixed Media Works
- Local Landscapes from Blueys Beach and surrounds
- Charles Smith Gallery, Melbourne 2007
- The Pavillion, Bondi 2006
- Stock Room
Author Archives: Sally West
In 2017, The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize received a record number of entries, with over 260 Submissions. From these submissions, 43 Finalists were chosen to be put in the exhibition at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, where guest judge Kon Gouriotis OAM had the challenging task of choosing this year’s winner.
The Pro Hart Outback Art prize is an annual acquisitive competition, which showcases work in any form of media, to reflect the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback.
For the duration of the Exhibition, Locals, Artists and Travellers from all across the Globe came to visit the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery to view the fantastic collection of works that made up this years exhibition. All guests who visited the Gallery were encouraged to place their vote for the “People’s Choice 2017”.
After 25 years, the Manning Art Prize has become a prestigious national event on the Australian Arts Calendar and is open to artists in a variety of mediums. The lucrative event this year carries a $20,000 prize pool. The winning entry will be acquired by the Friends of the Manning Regional Art Gallery and donated to the Manning Regional Art Gallery permanent collection. Sally’s piece titled “Reuben”, 60x60cm, oil on canvas, has been named a FINALIST in this years Prize. For more information go to: https://friendsmanningvalley.com.au/manning-art-prize/.
“Blue Chair”, 75x100cm, oil on canvas, has been selected as a finalist in the Waverley Art Prize 2017.
This year the prize received a large number of applications, with more than 550 entries. The judges were Wendy Sharpe and Will Sturrock. You can read more about the prize at http://wwas.org.au/waverley-art-prize/
The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize is an annual acquisitive competition. The prize showcases work in any media which reflects the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback.
Sally is pleased to announced that “Red Car”, 45x45cm, oil on canvas, has been selected as a FINALIST in the 2017 Lethbridge Small Scale Art Prize. Now in its eighth year, this exciting art competition is open to national and international artists for small-scale artworks. Entrants may submit paintings, drawings, photographs and all 2D artworks up to 61cm (24 inches) in height or width. The Judging is based on three equally evaluated criteria of creativity, originality and skill with the winner receiving $10 000 prize money.
The Muswellbrook Art Prize is an acquisitive art competition held biennially (during odd-numbered years). Sally is thrilled to receive notice that her piece “Brookvale”, 120x150cm, oil on canvas, has been selected as a FINALIST in 2017.
Sally West is pleased to announce that she is one of the 88 finalists selected for inclusion in the North Sydney Art Prize 2017 to be held over 16 days at the iconic Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in Waverton. “HMAS Waterhen – Plein Air”, 45x45cm, oil on canvas, was painted from Berry Island.
“The Pink Truck”, 100x100cm, oil on canvas, has been selected as a FINALIST in the 2016 KAAF Art Prize. Go to http://kaaf.org.au for more information.
Sally’s painting “JCB – Plein Air”, 120x150cm, oil on canvas, has been selected as a FINALIST in the 2016 Blacktown City Art Prize. Selected works will be exhibited at Blacktown Arts Centre from Saturday, 3 December 2015 – Saturday, 28 January 2016. For more information go to: https://blacktownarts.com.au/2016-blacktown-city-art-prize/