WOOF!

7th annual WOOF Art Prize and exhibition | 29 September – 14 October 2019

Pablo the art dog invited kids and adults to paws a while and draw, paint or make a sculpture of him (or your other favourite dog) and enter his 7th annual WOOF! Exhibition. There were 120 works on exhibition including paintings, drawings, etchings and sculpture.

View all the artworks and see the best in show in the Art Est WOOF facebook gallery

Congratulations to our 2019 WOOF! Prize Winners

Open Category
First Prize – Andrea Wilson for 'Steve'
Highly Commended – Chantal Morgan for 'Rosie & Pip-la-Frenchie'
Highly Commended – Angela Slattery for 'Murphy'

Youth Category
First Prize – Olivia Litver (age 16) for 'Gorgie'
Highly Commended – Nora Sosa (age 7) for 'Mikey with Bone'
Highly Commended – Piper de Celis (age 10) for 'Bently the Frenchi'

Kerrie Lowe Special Ceramics Award
First Prize – Janet Selby for 'Four Whistling Dogs'
Highly Commended – Yasmin Sayer (age 12) for 'Buddy Boy'

Pablo’s Pick
Open Category – Clare Hooper for 'Join Me'
Youth Category – Maddi Stanger Lekosis for 'Elemental Dogs'

Derivan People’s Choice Award
Most votes online - Belinda Douglass for 'Selby'
Most votes in the Gallery – Christine Curtis for 'Faithful'

Art Est Student Awards
This year we also had special Art Est Student Awards for an outstanding artwork that was created as part of a term class activity:

Fun with Art for ages 5-7 years
First Prize – Elenore Sweeting
Highly Commended – Ava Rodrigues

Exploring Art for ages 7-9 years
First Prize -Jacquelyn Januar
Highly Commended -Cait Rockett

Discovering Art for ages 8-12
First Prize – Jasper Kress
Highly Commended – Eloise Trickey

Drawing and Painting Fundamentals for Teens
First Prize – Rosie Chatterjee
Highly commended – Elizabeth Christoforidis

Cartooning for 7-14 years
First Prize – Anja Wegrzyn
Highly Commended – Lucy Dichiara

Fun with Ceramics for 8-12 years
First Prize Shanya Ditkaew
Highly Commended – Alexander Poulos

Congratulations to all of our 2019 WOOF! Finalists

Youth Category

Maya BARROS, Lily BODA, Charlotte BOWDEN, Jemma BROWN, Hannah BROWN, Pim CHUCHARAM, Pow CHUCHARAM, Fintan DALY, Amelie DAVIDSON, Piper DE CELIS, Jake DONNELLY, Rayan EL-BADAR, Lucas GALEA, Erin GAMSBY, Abigail HURST, Kara JEANS, Maria KOTLEEVA, Matilda LEE-WARNER, Olivia LITVER, Freya LONGFIELD, Gabe LONGFIELD, Zoe MARTINELLI, Percy MICHELL, Ela NUR MENEMENCIOGLU, Teagan PEACOCK, Veronica POLOZIUK, Nyah PORTINGALE, Boris PROKHOLOV, Sofie PYE, Casey RIDD, Claudia ROWE, Timofey SAKALOUSKI, Nikalai SAKALOUSKI, Yasmin SAYER, Nora SOSA, Iris SOSA, Oscar SOSA, Maddie STANGER LEKOSIS, Remmy THORNE, Caiyi ZHANG

Adult Category

Heidi AHRENS, Karen ALLAN, Fiona ALVAREZ, Georgia-Lee BALL, Irene BARNES , Ann-Marie BATEMAN, Alex BROWNLEE, Justine CADMAN , Christine CHAN, Carol CHRISTIE, Bev COLLIS-BIRD, George COMNINOS, Peter COOk, Christine CURTIS, Christine CURTIS, Gayle DANIELS, Jemma DAVIS, Amanda DOCTOR, Belinda DOUGLAS, Jon DUTHIEL, Julie ELLAM, Joanne ELLIOT, Imogen EVE, Brianna GADELEY, Janelle GOLDMAN, Wendy GOWER, Melissa GUEST, Alison HAY, Birgit HEINEMANN, Renee HENZELL, Clare HOOPER, Lyndall HOUGH, Irina IRIS, Maria IVAN, Fika KARNADEWI, Elizabeth KEATING, Hide KOBAJASHI, Mia LAKE, David LONGFIELD, Vickie MARCHANT, Bob MARCHANT, Jacqui McCARTHY, Karen MCCLUSKEY, Matilda MICHELL, Joan MINNS, Kaye MOREHEN, Chantal MORGAN, Claire MORRIS, Kathryn NORDSTROM, Deborah NOSKE, Kara PRYOR, Elva SALTER, Janet SELBY, Angela SLATTERY, Helen TOWNSEND, Julie TRUER, Kristen WALLACE-CRABBE, Ting Wei WANG, Patrice WILLS, Andrea WILSON

2019 Judge is Kiata Mason

Sydney-based artist Kiata Mason is a National Art School graduate, holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, with Honours and a Master of Fine Arts, Drawing. For over fourteen years, Kiata’s sensitive works have been regularly placed in a multitude of awards including the Paddington Art Prize (2018, 2015), Doug Moran Portrait Prize (2017, 2016, 2013), Mosman Art Prize (2012), Blake Prize (2011) and Dobell Drawing Prize (2012). She was also a finalist in the Sulman Art Prize (2018) and winner of the Muswellbrook Art Prize, Works on Paper (2018). She is also a huge dog lover.

Kiata is represented in Sydney by Arthouse Gallery

Collection of Artworks
Exhibiting artists should collect their artworks from Art Est on Tuesday 15 October between 10am-7pm. Entries not collected within 14 days of this date will be disposed of thoughtfully.

Thank you to our dog loving sponsors:

We are delighted to be supporting Monika's Doggie Rescue with a donation of $5 from every entry.