Pauline Winwood takes Greater Western Tiers Art Awards prize

FIRST PRIZE: Meander Valley councillor Deborah White, artist Pauline Winwood and Meander Valley mayor Craig Perkins with the award winning painting Three Tiers. Picture: Supplied
FIRST PRIZE: Meander Valley councillor Deborah White, artist Pauline Winwood and Meander Valley mayor Craig Perkins with the award winning painting Three Tiers. Picture: Supplied

Launceston artist Pauline Winwood has won the major award at the Greater Western Tiers Art Awards. 

Her watercolour painting Three Tiers took home the Meander Valley Council and Launceston Art Society-sponsored prize at an awards ceremony on Friday night. 

Brad Quinn won the Essence of the Valley Award for his oil painting Tractor, Quamby Bluff, while Darren Meander and Lynne Hutchins won Highly Commended awards for their paintings Movement and Decay on Quamby Bluff and Moving Mountains of Hay respectively. 

The show, formerly known as the Meandering Exhibitions, is being held at Creative Studios at Deloraine. 

The exhibition is open until March 31. Entrance is free.