ARTarama 2018 Showcase
82 artists submitted 550 paintings for sale as well as works from the Austen Deans collection. This was a huge jump over past events, marking the high regard in which our Artarama is held by artists.
ARTarama 2018 Competition Winners
Best in Show - Jo Loughnan
Winner of the Best in Show Award (1 of 2) $1,000 sponsored by Luney's
"Standing Alone" by Artist Jo Loughnan
Strength, Sïmplicity and Wonderful drawing skills
Best in Show - Karen Werner
Job 39/19 by Artist Karen Werner
Water colour and Acrylic
Merit Prize Charlotte Mundy
Hurunui Landscape by Artist Charlotte Mundy
Merit Prize - Elaine Fraser
Cherries by Artist Elaine Fraser
Merit Prize - Jo Ogier
The Kokako's Lament by Artist Jo Ogier
Highly Commended Prize - Vjekoslav Nemesh
Birth of Pegasus by Artist Vjekoslav Nemesh
Oil on Canvas
Highly Commended Prize - Geri Parawa
Untitled by Artist Geri Parawa
Emerging Artist AwardGray Leonard
Estonia by Artist Gray Leonard
Proceeds went to the Nurse Maude Hospice
Nurse Maude has been caring for the Christchurch Community since 1896.
The Nurse Maude Hospice provides specialist palliative care to patients and support to families.
ARTarama 2018 Judges
Judging for this years ARTarama was by renowned local artists Adrienne Pavelka and Min Kim.
Adrienne is Canterbury born and bred and works from her studio/gallery overlooking Lyttelton Harbour.
Adrienne’s love is watercolour paintings.
Min Kim who is a successful and prolific artist across the range of media and genres.
She is also the new owner of the Bryce Gallery here in Christchurch.
Her goal for the gallery is to continue exhibiting high-quality pieces by “hidden” artists alongside those of the region’s best-known talent.