Leesa Padget painting proves most popular at Wanneroo art awards

Leesa Padget won the people’s choice award for her artwork, Riches Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.
Leesa Padget won the people’s choice award for her artwork, Riches Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.

LEESA Padget won the people’s choice award in the City of Wanneroo’s 2018 Community Art Awards and Exhibition.

Ms Padget received $600 for her mixed media piece, titled Riches Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.

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The artwork is on plyboard and is a combination of resin, paint and graphite drawings.

The Mt Nasura artist produces works in mixed media, on paper, canvas and board.

Many of her pieces are centred around the natural environment and regularly involve the use of found objects, creating an eclectic range of paintings and small sculpture.

In the City’s 2017 exhibition, Padget won the sculpture category for her clay and plaster sculpture of a kangaroo titled Jump Start.