Hunters Hill Art Show was officially opened last Friday night by Mayor Richard Quinn (pictured centre with artists and sponsors) in the Hunters Hill Town Hall.

The Hunters Hill Art Prize sponsored by McGrath Real Estate in Hunters Hill was won by Mertim Gokalp for his work “Stigmata”.

It was presented by Tracey Dixon of McGrath Real Estate.

Runner Art Prize was sponsored by Hunters Hill Hotel and presented to Katherine Edney for her work “The Artist’s Sister, Elizabeth” by Neil Robinson representing the Hotel.

Art Exhibition is open until this Sunday May 21 and Mayor Quinn paid tribute to the Council’s Events Co-ordinator Adrian Black as well as the artists and volunteers who contributed to the exhibition’s success.

“The Hunters Hill Art Exhibition is now recognised as a leading Art Exhibition of its kind in NSW and attracts a record number of entries each year,” Mayor Quinn said.

“All of the extraordinary works you see are available for purchase and I also thank this year’s judges for the difficult job in selecting the works.”

The Mayor presented the prestigious Nora Heysen Award on behalf of the Sheila Swain family and Nora Heysen Foundation to Pauline Zufferey for her work ‘MAjestic 2’.

Pop Up Prize sponsored by The Deckhouse Function Centre was awarded to Ludwig Mlcek for his sculpture ‘Principium’.

Watercolour Prize was sponsored by Hunters Hill Private Hospital and was presented to artist Gerhard Ullmann for his work ‘Roofs of Vienna’ by Heidi Bayliss (pictured below).

Hunters Hill Sculpture Prize sponsored by The Garibaldi Village Square was presented to Pat Anderson for her work ‘Unexpected Twist’ by Garbibaldi Village Square owners Jenny and Bob Crane.

United Resource Management sponsored the Regional Art Prize which was presented by Anthony Johnson to Laura Matthews for her work ‘Hiraeth’. TWT on-the-spot PHOTOS