Exhibitions

Our Heritage for the Future

27 April 2021 - 15 May 2021

Showcasing the winners and finalists of the 2021 Heritage Art Competition. 

The 2021 Australian Heritage theme is ‘Our Heritage for the Future’, celebrating of all aspects of heritage: Buildings; Landscapes; Sacred Sites; Artefacts and artworks.

This year’s theme looks to the importance of all facets of heritage in honouring the stories of our past, celebrating lived heritage as it evolves in the present, and looking to the future to ensure the stories of our culture, significant historical and natural places and Indigenous heritage is protected for future generations.

Heritage Art Competition - Now Closed
The artwork should embrace perspectives of Forbes Shire’s past as a means to ensure the stories of our culture, history, natural places and Indigenous heritage are protected. What do you value about Forbes heritage that should be preserved into the future?

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Forbes Heritage Art Competition:

2021 Forbes Shire Council Acquisition Prize ($750)

Title: “Ben Hall”

Artist: Wayne Miles

Medium: Acrylic and enamel on plate glass/Framed

 

2021 Forbes Shire Council Non-Acquisition Prize ($250)

Title: “Kate the Enigma”

Artist: Coralie Crouch

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

 

Highly Commended

Title: “Post Office”

Artist: Melody Ruhrmond

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

 

Highly Commended

Title: “Pelican on Lake Forbes”

Artist: Sampa Bhakta

Medium: Watercolour/Framed

 

Encouragement Award

Title: “Burial Tree”

Artist: Jenny Currey

Medium: Charcoal and Pencil