The Kimberley ” Like Nowhere Else exhibition, at the Joondalup Art Gallery, featured more than 40 professional and amateur artists from the northern suburbs.
Awards panellists’ Environment Minister Albert Jacob and event organiser Claire McKinnon said the high quality and diversity of work made it difficult to pick the winners.
Toni Stritzke received the expert panel award for her multimedia piece Discover Disappear.
Madison Mueller’s work Tawny Sharks at Talbot Bay won her the special commendation award.
‘It (Mueller’s work) instantly grabbed attention and captured the striking colours, landscapes, tidal movement and charismatic wildlife of the Kimberley Coast through a depiction of world famous Horizontal Falls,’ Outback to Oceans program manager Timothy Nicol said.
Yanchep’s Sherri Treloar won the people’s choice award for her painting of the Mimbi Caves.