‘Art of Sydney’ MTAS Winners – 25 to 28 January 2018

We are very pleased to advise that MTAS has shown well in the Combined Art Societies of Sydney Art of Sydney Awards this year. Around 435 paintings were entered and MTAS artists were successful in Sections 2,3,4 and 5.

Gloria Galvin was the Winner of Section 2, Water Medium, with her painting ‘Collector’s Corner’ and Joy Myers Creed won Section 3 Drawing and Mixed Media with ‘Comfortable Connection’. Other awards were to Julie Simmons, Penelope Oates, Deidre Morrison, Kym Morris, Patricia Latta and Mellissa Read-Devine.

View the 28th CASS Art of Sydney Winners PDF here

Here is a list of MTAS award winners:


OVERALL:  An exhibition of high standards from various societies around and in Sydney – a credit to all members. I can see the work that goes into it to make it a success. Well done.” Kasey Sealy.

Section 2 – Water medium

Winner                                   Gloria Galvin                              Collectors Corner

“A complex watercolour nicely composed and good use of the paper to give light and transparency.”

Very Highly Commended    Julie Simmons                           Queensland Blues

“A well drawn and composed watercolour.”

Highly Commended             Julie Simmons                           It’s a bit dry

Commended                         Julie Simmons                           Nitmilik


Section 3 – Drawing and Mixed Media

Winner                                   Joy Myers Creed                       Comfortable Connection

“Nicely drawn and composed with a little mystery to it – good colour harmony as well.”


Section 4 – Abstract

Very Highly Commended    Joy Myers Creed                       Luna Cycle

“Good pattern and composition, also dynamic colour use. Nice technique.”


Highly Commended             Penelope Oates                        Imprint

Commended                         Deidre Morrison                       Into Blue

Commended                         Kym Morris                                To Feel the Essence


Section 5 – 9” x 5”

Commended                         Patricia Latta                             Roses

Commended                         Mellissa Read-Devine              Rest is not Idleness

Commended                         Gloria Galvin                              Fishing Boats


We hope to see as many as can be there on the Saturday afternoon 2-4pm for the Awards presentations.

Australian National Maritime Museum,
The Terrace Room, 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour,
Sydney (Wheel chair accessible)

Australia Day Weekend: From Thur 25 Jan to Sun 28 Jan 2018

FREE Admission to the Art Exhibition:
Daily – Thursday, January 25 – 9.30am to 6pm;
Friday January 26 – (Australia Day) 9.30am to 8pm
Saturday, January 27 – 9.30am to 6pm
Sunday, January 28 – 9.30am to 5pm

Presentation of Awards is on Saturday afternoon, 27th January, 2018
2pm to 4pm – the Terrace Room, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

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