Creative talent lauded at awards celebration

Sophia ConstantinePilbara News

Dampier Community Hub was a hive of activity on Friday, March 23 as artists and guests came together to get the first glimpse of the spectacular array of art on display at the Dampier Art Awards.

Jenny Dow and Holly Vernon.
Camera IconJenny Dow and Holly Vernon. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

The opening night involved canapes, refreshments, live music and the announcement of award winners under seven categories.

Sharon McCawley and Tracey Stewart.
Camera IconSharon McCawley and Tracey Stewart. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

This year’s awards, hosted by Dampier Community Association, attracted more than 70 entries from experienced and emerging artists in the City of Karratha.

Geoff Saunders and Nat Gray.
Camera IconGeoff Saunders and Nat Gray. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

The winning artworks will be displayed in the Dampier Community Hub foyer for a six-week period after the opening night.

Hannah Way, 16, pictured with one of her pieces which was submitted for the youth category.
Camera IconHannah Way, 16, pictured with one of her pieces which was submitted for the youth category. Credit: Sophia Constantine.
Jen Louth and Robbie Palmer.
Camera IconJen Louth and Robbie Palmer. Credit: Sophia Constantine.
Jess Wulfse
Camera IconJess Wulfse

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