Coodanup artist takes cov­eted prize

Harvey-Waroona Reporter - - NEWS - Sam Gibbs

This year marked 50 years of the Har­vey Art Prize which at­tracted 90 artists from across the re­gion with 190 art­works en­tered.

The cov­eted 2019 Har­vey Art Prize went to Coodanup artist Jos Coufreur and there were prize-win­ners in a range of other cat­e­gories.

The of­fi­cial launch of the ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tured 125 guests eager to see art­work with this year’s theme of Earth, Wind and Fire.

Ro­tary Club of Har­vey pres­i­dent Jim Turner, Al­coa com­mu­nity re­la­tions man­ager Tom Busher, Har­vey Art So­ci­ety sec­re­tary Fay Fisher, Har­vey Recre­ation and Cul­tural Cen­tre man­ager David Mar­shall and so­ci­ety ad­min­is­tra­tor Ma­ree El­lis with the prize-win­ning work Boab Trees by Jos Con­freur.

Har­vey Art So­ci­ety pres­i­dent Ta­nia Jack­son, Gil­lian Hill, Gra­ham Hill and Yvonne Longville at the ex­hi­bi­tion.

Mark Cum­bers and Pippa Niel­son from Vine­yard28 with Si­mon Holt­house from Moo­jelup Wines.

Har­vey Water busi­ness de­vel­op­ment man­ager Robyn Fenech and novice win­ner Deb­bie Payne.

Har­vey Art So­ci­ety pres­i­dent Ta­nia Jack­son and Peo­ple’s Choice award win­ner An­gela Doust.

Har­vey Art So­ci­ety pres­i­dent and 2019 Har­vey Art Prize win­ner Jos Coufreur with his win­ning work Boab Trees.

Youth artist Tia Boy­lan with her mother Har­vey shire coun­cil­lor Michelle Boy­lan and grand­mother Brenda Bowie.

Earth, Wind and Fire theme award win­ner Chris­tine Blow­field and Ro­tary Club of Har­vey pres­i­dent Jim Turner.

Mixed me­dia works win­ner Yvonne Chap­man and An­drew David­son from Cristal Min­ing.

3D works win­ner Daniel Dagostino and Har­vey Art So­ci­ety pres­i­dent Ta­nia Jack­son.

Har­vey shire coun­cil­lor Anita Short­land and Brett Short­land ad­mire works at the Har­vey Art Prize ex­hi­bi­tion.

Har­vey Art So­ci­ety pres­i­dent Ta­nia Jack­son and youth award win­ner Ge­or­gia Dowd.

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