Trentham Easter Art & Craft Show 2018


The Trentham Easter Art & Craft Show was held from Thursday 29 March to Monday 2 April at the Trentham Mechanics Hall, 85 High St, Trentham.

312 art and craft works were exhibited and 62 works were sold. This equates to 20% of all works that were available to be purchased; a very good result for an Art Show.

Approximately 2,000 people visited the show.

Where Entrants Came From

Trentham/East Trentham 24%
Neighbouring regional areas (Gisborne, Woodend, Kyneton, Castlemaine, Daylesford, Glenlyon, Bullarto, Denver) 41%
Other regional Victoria 26%
Melbourne  8%

Thank you to all entrants,  sponsors, visitors and volunteers for helping to make the show such a success.


Best In Show - Art ($1,000)
Best In Show - Craft ($1,000)
Gweneth Wisewould Portrait Prize ($500)
People's Choice - Art ($200)
People's Choice - Craft ($200)
Best Oil ($200)
Best Photography ($200)
Best Acrylic ($200)
Best Watercolour ($200)
Best Pastel ($200)
Best Digital Media ($200)
Best Other Media ($200)
Best Textile ($200)
Best Other Craft ($200)
Best Junior Art/Craft $100)
Title of Work
Bound to Fail
Celtic Salmon In Silk, Silver, Gold And Pearls
Lost Days
Snappy Tom
Lost Days
Golden Pear (carbon transfer) (1/10)
Vanuata Blue
Rose Gold
A Loyal Friend
Homage To David's Cows
Bound To Fail
Sanderson's Apprentice
Snappy Tom
State Of Grace
Shay Downer
Lyn Williams
Jennifer Barnett
Allan Dickerson
Rob Bryant
Allan Dickerson
Ellie Young
Zoe McClure
Shirley Thomas
Lynn Munn
Curtis Sinatra
Shay Downer
Karen Terrens
Rob Bryant
Hanna Ayerst


Art Awards (other than People’s Choice, Hangers’ Award & Portrait Prize): David Bryant assisted by Daniel Butterworth (see details below). David's expertise includes portraiture, nature, landscape and abstract works in watercolour, oil, mixed media and photography. He was selected for the Director’s Cut Blake Prize (2013), shortlisted for the Black Swan Portrait Prize (2013), a finalist in the Blake Prize (2014), and exhibited in Hidden Faces (Victorian Salon des Refusés) (2010–2014, 2017). Craft Awards: Tina Lee is an artist, freelance curator, collection management specialist and Fine Art academic. Having won several awards, she has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally over the past 20 years. In collaboration with the Trentham Neighbourhood Centre, Tina recently received funding from The Regional Centre for Culture to produce a series of sculptures with the Trentham community to enhance the facade of the Trentham Neighbourhood Centre. Gweneth Wisewould Portrait Prize: Daniel Butterworth was a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (2010 & 2013), the Black Swan Portraiture Prize (2015) and the Archibald Prize (2016). His expertise lies in portraiture. His studio is in Kyneton.
The prize pool totalled $5,000 and included the new $1,000 Best in Show - Craft Award.

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