All winners at Waikino art exhibition
Waihi artist Terry Tinling was named Supreme Winner, and took the best painting award, with Poetry in Life at the 2017 ARTwaikino annual exhibition held over Labour Weekend.
Second place went to Coromandel artist, Barbara Von Seida with Full Bloom and David Blair with Kauaeranga Valley was placed third.
Helen Frost won the craft section with her clay kingfisher feather, second was Gaye Mitchell with Gothic Rose, a stunning steampunk sculpture and Waihi potter, Andrew Killick, was placed third with Moon Pot.
The sculpture category was won by Mathew Sayer with Fire and Ice.
Second place went to Waikino local, Rod Hawkins, with his sculpture Tree with Virginia Angus placed third with Flying Heron.
Photography judge Annette Johnston from Tauranga chose Karen McLeod’s The Pipe Connoisseur as the winner in the people category with second place going to Kathy Bland with Axeman at Paeroa Highland Games and third place was Thomas Fuengerlings with Couple in Stockholm.
In the other photography category first prize went to Ian Purden with his photo titled Distant Shores.
Second place went to Kris Purden with Sparkling Pylons, and third place was Ian Purden with Don’t Leave Me Tonight..
The public’s choice of most popular item went to Deb Shepherd from Paeroa for The Thin White Duke.
Helen Frost from Waihi won the craft section with her clay kingfisher feather.
Supreme winner Terry Tinling with his painting Poetry in Life.