Friday, December 23, 2011

New CSAS Management Team Elected at AGM

Following the AGM on 3rd December 2011 our New Management Team for 2012 was elected unanimously!  New President Lea Stevens, Vice President / Secretary Diana Burns and remaining as Treasurer Rosie Andre.  Cheers for these brave members for taking on the often thankless task of managing!

Once Christmas and New Year holidays are over look out for new and exciting art happenings at the Elizabeth Guzsely Gallery!

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President Lea Stevens


Vice Preseident / Secretary Diana Burns
Treasurer Rosie Andre

Monday, July 11, 2011

'Time To Land Exhibition' by Artist Elizabeth Johns July 2011

The Cooktown School of Art Society and Elizabeth Guzsely Gallery present  'Time To Land Exhibition'

9th to 23rd July 2011 

Artist Elizabeth Johns 

See You Tube video of the exhibition.

Elizabeth Johns and daughter Pip





Thursday, June 30, 2011

Web Saturation For Cooktown Art!

With all the Blogging, Facebooking, Twittering, Websiting, You Tubing etc etc if you search for 'Cooktown Art' you will find many web links and stories, photos (Flickr Albums) etc online nowadays.  

Publicity for the Cooktown School of Art Society and Elizabeth Guzsely Gallery!

Click to see original larger size!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Sunday, June 19, 2011

People's Choice Award - Joint Winners!

Congratulations to the 33rd Annual Art Exhibition 2011 'People's Choice Award'Joint Winners! 

Amanda Jones for 'Look Me In The Eye' painting

Helen Gordon for 'Bush Tucker Bama wii mayii' painting

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Verandah Art Market Stalls - Elizabeth Guzsely Gallery - Discovery Festival Week-end 2011

Artist Lea Stevens and art works for sale

By Lea Stevens


Artist Conrad 'Connie' Michael working on his latest painting at Discovery Festival Verandah Art Market Stall

Artist Conrad 'Connie' Michael working on his latest painting at Discovery Festival Verandah Art Market Stall

Art by Helen Gordon and Conrad Michael


Sunday, June 05, 2011

Award Recipients 33rd Annual Art Exhibition 2011

Art Judge Agata Sosin-Parkin
Thanks also to Danielle Geary who stepped in at last minute
(Advertised Judge - Yvonne Anderson withdrew)

See all the art entries on this You Tube Video!


Or to view photos of all the art entries for 2011 see Cooktown Art Flickr Albums

Elizabeth Guzsely Memorial Award - ‘Best In Show” $800


Section 1: Cook Shire Council Award First Prize $1,000 HC $80



  
Section 2: Ergon Energy - Contemporary Art Award 
                             First Prize $500 HC $80



Section 3: Hopevale Arts and Cultural Centre 
Indigenous Art Award First Prize $400 HC $80





Section 4: Greenfield Memorial Award - Black and White 
First Prize $300 HC $80






Section 5: Cooktown Bowls Club Award - Landscape 
First Prize $200 HC $80




Section 6: Wujal Wujal Fauna and Flora Award 
First Prize $200 HC $80






Section 7: Peter Pini Memorial Award Portrait 
First Prize $200 HC $80






Section 8: Endeavour Lions Youth Encouragement Award 
First Prize $200 HC $80



Highly Commended

Section 9: Poberay Memorial Award – Miniature 
First Prize $150 HC $80





 
Section 10: Cooktown Creative Arts Association – Textiles 
First Prize $300 HC $80





Section 11: Cooktown Creative Arts Association & Cooktown School of Arts Society Award
3D Art form First Prize $300 HC $80



People's Choice Award $100

To be decided by public votes over the run of the exhibition.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

On Track for 33rd Annual Art Exhibition!

MONDAY MADNESS IN GALLERY! 

All the paintings for the 33rd Annual Art Exhibition have now arrived.  The Artists and art works have been entered in the Exhibition Catalogue, the Art Register, been named, priced, labeled, and now to are to be hung for judging! 

Over 100 art works! Oh boy, oh boy! Arty week coming up! All the works are so different there should be something for everyone to enjoy!

Previous Exhibition

Friday, May 27, 2011

Who is Who in Baby Competition & Winner

The winner of the Baby competition is Kate Thomson, (works at the post office).    No one guessed all correctly, Kate matched 8 and was the first one drawn with the most correct.  

Below are the matched adults and their baby photos!  How did you go!


 

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Countdown to 33rd Annual Art Exhibition Opening Evening of Sat 4th June

Come one come all to the opening of our 33rd Annual Art Exhibitiion - see you at the gallery at 6:30pm on Saturday 4th June 2011!  Drinks and nibbles!  Art Art Art!

Here are some of the art works entered in the 32nd Annual Art Exhibition in 2010 
 







Monday, May 16, 2011

'Character's of the Cape' Photo Exhibition May 2011

Charlei Martin by Kathi GibsonElizabeth Guzsely Gallery CooktownInaugural Photographic Exhibition titled 'Character's of the Cape'Inaugural Photographic Exhibition titled 'Character's of the Cape'Inaugural Photographic Exhibition titled 'Character's of the Cape'Inaugural Photographic Exhibition titled 'Character's of the Cape'
Inaugural Photographic Exhibition titled 'Character's of the Cape'Amanda Hogbin's's Photo DisplayTess Buhmann's PhotosPortrait of A Young Man by Vanessa GillenBarry Goody by Margaret PlantJungle Juice by Leena Westerberg
Creepy Crawly by Faye PiniHidden Splendour by Faye PiniReflections by Faye PiniAngle Park by Faye PiniGladys by David CassCairns Birdwing Butterfies by David Cass
Ruby, The Cooktown Otter by David CassPandanus Endeavour River National Park by Nicole JakinsGrevillia Elim Beach by Nicole JakinsCycad After the FiresJack Fruit - Cooktown Botanical Gardens by Nicole JakinsIsabella Ferns by Nicole Jakins

'Character's of the Cape'. Photo Exhibition opened Friday 13th May and is on display at the gallery until Friday 27th May. Drop in and enjoy! The Photo Art Judges - Tess Buhmann and Amanda Hogbin generously gave their time to judge the entries. Two Categories - 'Character's' and 'Granite' were awarded a First or Second. The exhibition on display in the gallery until Friday 27th May.
In Character's Category:
First 'Charlie martin' by Kathi Gibson
Second 'Jungle Juice' by Leena Westerberg
In Granite Category:
First Slow Fall by Tracey Cass
Second Rain Rock by Tracey Cass
People's Choice by votes by 27th May
Winner is Gay McDonald with photo titled "Historic Endeavour'
Photos and a slide video of the photo art works and the newly painted gallery are available to view online over several websites and links:
Cooktown Art You Tube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MMfKNVbQUA
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