...and you could knock me down with a feather

It's a wonderful thing, an unexpected win. The launch of the On The Map event at Artspace8 went extremely well and as a huge surprise to me, my piece 'Missing' won the BMW Mornington Award for best in show at Artspace8. 

Missing . Pencil on paper, 2016, 84.1x118.9cm (unframed)

Missing. Pencil on paper, 2016, 84.1x118.9cm (unframed)

Saturday and Sunday went by in a blur of people from all over the peninsula coming in and seeing where we all work. It was a great way of meeting all sorts of new people and artists who work in the area. 

Special thanks go to the wonderful sponsors of the event:

Major Sponsors
Bendigo Bank Mornington
Mornington Peninsula shire

Artisan Partners
BMW Mornington
Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic
Like Minds Create
Design By Bird

Along with our:

Creative partners
Mornington Peninsula Brewery, Range Life Wines, Myers Electrical Services, Poppy Culture, Manyung Gallery, Mornington Peninsula Magazine, Coffee in a Cube, Specialised Art Supplies, Southern Partners.

Collaborative partners
The Pantry House, Fernwood Fitness, The Private Sea, Quirky Collective, Peaches and Cream, Style Temple, Auspicious Arts Incubator, Sienna Jack Hair Salon.

But we mustn't forget the hard work of my studio buddies: Lindy, Luke, Bianca, Dee, Saskia, Fiona, Aniquah, Kim and Mikayla whose contribution in setting up Artspace8 and driving the project to be the best it could possibly be cannot be understated. They are wonderful.