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Art exhibition patronage thrills organisers

Heathcote Artists exhibited 244 paintings at the RSL hall during it is annual show.

BARBARA SUNGAILA June 18, 2014 3:20am

Lynda Robinson’s Glowing Mist won the best in show award. Photo: Julie Thompson

Heathcote Artists’ annual show received rave reviews all weekend.

With 244 paintings on show, it was the group’s biggest ever exhibition and organisers were thrilled with the attendance.

Heathcote Artists president Judy Hutchins said the opening night attracted 60 people and each day hundreds of visitors enjoyed the opportunity to see local works displayed.

‘‘All monies raised by the show go towards local projects,’’ she said.

‘‘Our most recent was a very popular ‘come and try’ day which was saw plenty of aspiring artists try their hand.’’

The best in show prize of $500, sponsored by the Heathcote and District Community Bank, went to Lynda Robinson’s Glowing Mist Col Brown’s Downwind took the people’s choice award.

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