Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock

Mick Stovin is one of many talented artists entered into the 2023 Expo.  His charcoal drawing, “Eagle Rock” 2023 (90cm x 110cm) will be available for purchase. Jason Saab & Haumole Olakau’atu embrace after a Manly Sea Eagles try.  The passion and mateship formed through sport, ripples the highs and lows of elite sportsman and … Read more

Printmaking, Drawing & Pastels

2023 Judge Ross Searle

Ross Searle is an avid collector, benefactor and art museum professional who has worked in Australian art museums since 1982. He has held curatorial and leadership roles around the country, including Curator of the Shepparton Art Gallery where he developed an expert knowledge of Australian ceramics and directorship of the Perc Tucker Gallery in Townsville. … Read more

Oil & Acrylic

2023 Judge Frances Cummings

Frances Cummings After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Queensland, Frances Cummings worked at Northern Rivers TAFE, Murwillumbah as a Lecturer in Visual Arts and was the Art Critic for the Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper. In 1986 she was appointed as the inaugural Director of the Gold Coast City Art Gallery. … Read more

2023 · Celebration

The theme is “Celebration” as we acknowledge 20 years of supporting artists and associated cultural events in our local Community. The theme is very open and broad, understanding people celebrate in many different ways.

2022 · Looking Back – Moving Forward

‘Looking Back’ references the wonderful work and passing of our local historian Frank Mills with his incredible collection of stories, images and documents. The Vale Award has become the Frank Mills Historical Award in recognition of his contribution to the Community and the early years of the Art Expo.

‘Moving Forward’ references the spirit and resilience of our community moving forward after Covid and the recent floods.