McFarlane wins City of Bayswater Art Award

McFarlane wins City of Bayswater Art Award

ARTIST Clare McFarlane has won the City of Bayswater Art Award for the second year in a row, after she impressed judges with her beautiful depiction of a woman’s neck.

The City of Bayswater named McFarlane open winner for Study of the Neck, while Sarah Thornton-Smith’s Momentum, Jillian Kurz’s Desert Codes and Monique Bosshard-Curby’s The Wrong Map were named highly commended.

Mayor Barry McKenna said there where many talented artists living and working in the City .

“The City is very happy to support local emerging artists; we believe that art is an important part of the rich tapestry that makes up our vibrant community,” he said.

The best Bayswater resident award went to Elizabeth Marruffo for Sanctuary of Worthless Remains and the best Bayswater Art Society Member award went to Janet Day for Bayswater Local Nankeen Night Heron.

Denise Pepper was awarded for the best sculpture, Behzad Alipour was named best Ellis House member, Izabella Kitching created the best high school entry, with Erika Van Der Wal runner-up.

The exhibition will be held at The RISE until Sunday, December 4.