Open Art Exhibition 2022

Rosny Farm Arts Centre

11am - 5pm Wed - Sun, 01 - 24 Jul 2022

Tickets Free

The Clarence Open Art Exhibition is a biennial event held in both the Schoolhouse Gallery and Rosny Barn at Rosny Farm. Open to all Tasmanian artists, the Open Art Exhibition provides a valuable opportunity for artists to show their work to the public among artists and peers alike.

On display will be over 200 paintings, photos, prints and drawings and winners will be announced on Sunday 3 July at 2.00pm.

Winners Images:


Overall winner ($800)   

Draft Interior by Philip James Mylecharane

“Changes how we enter a painting space. A dynamic composition breaking away from traditional forms of painting.”


Winner Painting ($500)

Crossing Point by Judith Griffits

“Considered still life, with elegant composition that self references painting.”


Winner Drawing ($500)

Black currawong by Rachel Harris

“Tender and highly considered rendition of a native bird.”


Winner Printmaking ($500)        

Red Ochre 1 by John Robinson

“Lively setting depicting people creating together, that is also technically accomplished.”


Winner Photography/digital imaging ($500)

No Room for Manoeuvre by Helene Czerny

“Bold, playful enactment that positions the body in the everyday.”


Hanger’s prize ($200)

Rosny Point by Sally Glover


Mayor’s selection ($300)

Globe Artichoke by Susan Stuart


Honourable mentions:

Shell landscape by Ellyn Anderson for painting

“Unconventional depiction of landscape, evocative crossover between an object in the landscape and domestic.”

Forest by Anne McLean for drawing

“A sensitive depiction of trees, where the choice of material reflects the subject, while adding texture and tone.”

Beside the Falls by Sally James for printmaking

“Evocative depiction of Tasmanian landscape with sophisticated use of line and colour to depict movement and space.”

Two Face by David Hearne for photography

“A contemporary take on screen imagery that includes an interactive component.”



Information for entrants:

Artwork Delivery instructions –
All artworks will be delivered to the Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Farm on Friday 24th, Saturday 25th or Sunday 26th June between the hours of 11.00am and 5.00pm.

Collection instructions –
Items to be collected from the Schoolhouse Gallery between Wednesday 27 and Sunday 31 July between the hours of 11am and 5pm. No responsibility is taken for work not collected at the time stated above. For collection by special arrangement contact Sarah Bishop 6217 9607 or rosnyfarm@ccc.tas.gov.au


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