Hinchinbrook Shire Council is thrilled to unveil the winner of the People's Choice Award for the 8th Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Awards.
Congratulations to Harry Peeke, entrant 75 “Owl Finch Statuette”. Harry’s exceptional work has captivated the hearts of art enthusiasts and visitors to the TYTO Regional Art Gallery.
The 8th Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Awards celebrated and acknowledged outstanding artistic achievements across various media, providing a valuable platform for both emerging and established artists to exhibit their boundless creative talents. This event, a highlight in the region's cultural calendar, continues to enrich the local art scene and foster artistic growth.
Visitors to the TYTO Regional Art Gallery were given the privilege to vote for their favourite artwork in the People's Choice Award category. This public voting period was open from Friday 6 October 2023 through to Sunday 29 October 2023. We appreciate the enthusiastic participation of art enthusiasts who took the time to cast their votes.
We extend our sincere gratitude to the generous sponsors and local businesses who have played a pivotal role in making the 8th Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Awards possible. Your unwavering support for the arts is invaluable to our community.
We invite everyone to mark their calendars for the 45th Hinchinbrook Art Awards exhibition opening night being held on Friday 8 December 2023 at the TYTO Regional Art Gallery. It is anticipated that the exhibition will be a remarkable showcase of artistic brilliance, bringing together the region's most talented creators and art enthusiasts.
For further information regarding the upcoming exhibitions, please visit the TYTO Regional Art Gallery website, Exhibitions page.
Image: 8th Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Awards People’s Choice Award Winner – “Owl Finch Statuette” by Harry Peeke.