May Members Exhibition
About thirty guests attended the members exhibition on Sunday May 5th . President Suzanne Hennessy welcomed guests and dignitaries, Deputy Premier and Patron Jeremy Rockliff, Anita Dow M.P. and Burnie Mayor Steven Kons. Jeremy Rockliff opened the exhibition and presented the Patrons award to Karen Coles for her oil painting of Arthur River, The Anita Dow MP award went to Theresa McDermott for her work, Three Sisters Goat Island. Sandra Henderson was awarded the Elphinstone Stevens prize for her beautiful floral painting and the emerging artist award sponsored by the Wynyard Newsagency was awarded to Lorraine Busscher who accepted the award aided by her zimmer frame and quipped “it’s taken me a long time to emerge”.