The 45th Hinchinbrook 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 8 December 2023 through to Sunday 28 January 2024. We appreciate the participation of art enthusiasts who took the time to cast their votes.
Hinchinbrook Shire Council is thrilled to unveil the winner of the People's Choice Award for the 45th Hinchinbrook Art Awards.
Congratulations to Shamieka Hawkins, entrant 53 “Beauty Within”.
We extend our sincere gratitude to the generous sponsors and local businesses who have played a pivotal role in making the 45th Hinchinbrook Art Awards possible. Your unwavering support for the arts is invaluable to our community.
“Radical Reflections” by Artist Sue Hollamby will be the next exhibition on display from Friday 1 March 2024 at the TYTO Regional Art Gallery.
For further information regarding the upcoming exhibitions, please visit the TYTO Regional Art Gallery website, Exhibitions page.
Image: 45th Hinchinbrook Art Awards People’s Choice Award Winner – “Beauty Within” by Shamieka Hawkins.