Pumpkin Pair is a winner at festival art opening

Kyogle councillor Rob Cullen welcomes the crowd to Roxy Gallery. Photos: Susanna Freymark

Kyogle’s Giant Pumpkin and Watermelon Festival was officially launched at the Roxy Gallery last night, Thursday, January 18.

Artwork winners and placegetters were announced for each category.

Still Life Painting Prize

1st Marion Arent, Pumpkin Pair

2nd Marion Arent, Pepino Melons

3rd Ron Moore, Still Life


1st Harleigh Ward, no title

2nd Julie Grimsley, no title

3rd Bowie Dundler, Juicy Summer


1st Darcy McVitty, Summer Yum

2nd Mia Skoczek, Still Life

3rd Joclyn Blackburn, Still Life

Commendations Tulsi Peveril, Bohdi Pevril, &  Skarlett Green

Soft Craft Senior

1st  Janelle Cooney

2nd Barbara Murray

3rd Cherie & Fiona Shadwell

Commendation Ladi Witkowski

Soft Craft Intermediate

1st Ladi Witkowski, Stir Fried Vegies

Ladi’s work was of such a high standard that it was also judged in the Senior Section, earning a commendation.

Woodwork Prize Senior

1st  Geoff Little , silver ash seat

2nd Dennis Hopkin, triune ritual bowl

3rd Geoff Little,  Turkish oak dovetail box

Commendation Archie Morgan, lolly dispenser                                                                             

Archie’s work was of such a high standard that he was judged in the senior section earning a commendation.

Woodwork  Junior

1st Archie Morgan, lolly dispenser

Here are some photos from the opening night at the Roxy Gallery.

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