Saturday, June 21, 2008

King Street Reflections Wins Award

I'm pleased to report that this painting won top watercolour award at the City of Melville Art Awards for 2008.

City of Melville also purchased the painting for their collection and will display it in one of the their civic spaces.
The judge's comments were: "The unusual approach to the watercolour medium reflects the complexity of the ideas explored within this work"


Blogger Sandy said...

WOWIE David! Congratulations on winning the top watercolour award AND having your painting purchased by the City of Melville!!
This is so excitng and so well deserved.(((( Big smiles and cyber HUGS ))))

June 21, 2008 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Nick said...

I'm really not surprised, but on the other hand very happy when the judges do right! Fanstastic news and such a great painting, the whole series is just killer. If you had entered two - this and the Skiva pic, you would have gotten first AND second place! :)

June 21, 2008 at 7:07 PM  
Blogger perugina said...

Congratulations on the Top Prize for the City of Melville Art Awards for 2008.
Very very happy for you David.

June 22, 2008 at 4:19 AM  
Blogger joel said...

yay Dake!!!!!!! Fabbo man. cool painting. the ideas of reflections is cool. it tricks the mind into seeing things that are familiar - yet unfamiliar.

June 29, 2008 at 4:53 AM  
Blogger David Burge said...

Thanks Sandy, Nick, Peru and Joel.
Great to hear from you Joel.

June 29, 2008 at 6:26 AM  

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