2021 Ipswich Art Awards Exhibition

Free entry

Thursday 3 - Thursday 10 June
Rosewood Library
Open during library hours

Saturday 12 - Friday 18 June
Springfield Central Library
Open during library hours

2021 Ipswich Art Awards Competition

Congratulations to our highly commended and award winners.

Best of Show

  • Winner: Jason McNamara ‘Stan’

New Media

  • Winner: Zanskar Ianusi ‘Camira Chorus’
  • Highly Commended: Michael Elford ‘Signal’


  • Winner: Jean Giarola ‘After the Storm’
  • Highly Commended: Natasha Hodgson ‘It comes in a red bucket’

Mixed Media

  • Winner: Kirsty O’Brien ‘Ribbon Palms on Creek Street, Silkstone’
  • Highly Commended: Belinda Deluca ‘Alexis’
  • Highly Commended: Jan Hutchinson ‘When the tide is out...’


  • Winner: Marty Scanlan ‘Bundamba Ten Pin’
  • Highly Commended: Kate Douglas ‘Lost at the Asylum’


  • Winner: Grant Quinn ‘Solitude’
  • Highly Commended: Karron Carney-Wyatt ‘Ipswich Middle Earth’

3 Dimensions

  • Winner: Catherine Anderson ‘Water Dragon’
  • Highly Commended: Netty Ferpozzi ‘Post of the Past’


  • Winner: Chenaya Bancroft-Davis ‘Memories of Home’
  • Highly Commended: Sharon McKenzie ‘The Tree’
  • Highly Commended: Amy Woodruff ‘Sladey’

Drawing and Pastel

  • Winner: Annamaria Mays ‘Artist Kitchen’
  • Highly Commended: Timothy Acutt ‘Busted – Ruins of those Ruins’
  • Highly Commended: Emily Benwell ‘Insiders’