YOUNG ARTISTS AWARDS

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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.

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