YOUNG ARTISTS AWARDS
The Eden Arts Trust has announced the winners of the 2016 Young Artists Awards. The 29th annual awards ceremony was held on September 3 at the Mt Eden Village Centre. The judge this year was artist Evan Woodruffe. Falefia Roache was the overall winner with her piece entitled Plastic Samoan. She won $3000 prize money. Isla Thomson, Hannah Pawley and Emily Brown were highly commended for their work and each received $1000. Rainer Weston was presented the Siddell Memorial Award. The Young Artists Awards was created for 16-25 year olds either living or studying in the Mt Eden area.