2023 Eltham Art Show Results

Congratulations to all 2D Art Prize Winners

Paul McDonald Smith

Paul McDonald Smith

Appointed 2D Art Judge 

Paul McDonald Smith, OAM VAS FVAS FRSA

Paul was 2001 Artist of the Year at the Victorian Artists Society and is a Life Member and Past President of VAS and the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society. Paul is widely known for his colourful oil paintings of flowers, still life, landscape and portraits in the tonal impressionist manner. A very experienced teacher, he has conducted painting classes and workshops since 1977. Paul is in high demand as a judge and a very popular demonstrator of traditional painting techniques. His work has received well over 100 major awards including VAS Norman Kaye Memorial Medallion in 1998 and 1999. His studies include fine art at RMIT and the Camberwell Travel Scholarship. He has worked as a professional artist all his life.

Top 20 En Plein Air Challenge 2023 Winners

Held on 19 August 2023
Facilitated by


Congratulations to 3D Art Prize Winners 2023

Presented by Eltham Art Show in collaboration with

Montsalvat Art Centre

Appointed 3D Art Judges

  • JD Mittman – Curator Burrinja Cultural Centre 
  • Kevin White – Ceramicist
    Worked in the studio of Mr. Satoshi Sato in Kyoto, Japan; completed post-graduate studies, Royal College of Art, London, 1983-85. Over 10 solo exhibitions including: Japan, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra. Over 50 group exhibitions including Australia, America, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea. Collections include the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Gifu Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Gifu, Japan, the Art Gallery of Western Australia and Parliament House, Canberra.
  • Lynda Jorgensen – Granddaughter of Justus Jorgensen, Montsalvat Board Member

We sincerely thank our 2023 Eltham Art Show generous Partners

Victoria State Government
Rotary Club of Etham logo
Nillumbik Shire Council

Gold Partners

Morrison Kleeman

Silver Partners

Community Bank Eltham_Bendigo Bank
Le Pine Funerals
Logo Michael Wilson Diamond Jewellers
Ryan Developments
Ryan Developments
Opticon Framing

Supporting Partners

Masterful Brands Agency
Northern Powder Coating
Victorian Artists Supplies
Red Door Glass Studio

 Raffle Prize Donors and Winners 2023

The Eltham Art Show raffle was drawn at the Eltham Community & Reception Centre on Sunday, 3 September 2023. We sincerely thank all donors of raffle prizes and congratulate all winners.

“Sugar Bowl” Original oil painting by esteemed Nillumbik artist<br />
Jacquie Hacansson (Value $3,500)

1st Raffle Prize
“Sugar Bowl” Original oil painting by esteemed Nillumbik artist
Jacquie Hacansson (Value $3,500)

Ticket No.0812
Graham Culy

Shaws Road Arthurs Creek

2nd Prize
Shaws Road Winery experience with 2 nights B&B + meal voucher
(Value $700)

Ticket No. 1099
Pam Beauchamp

Hello World Travel Eltham

3rd Prize
helloworld Eltham — a night in the city for two inclusive of breakfast
(Value $550)

Ticket No. 0174
Matt Canty

Wheelbarrow of goodies

4th Prize
Wheelbarrow of “goodies”
(Value $500)

Ticket No. 0157
Connie Sutar

Shaws Road Arthurs Creek

5th Prize
Shaws Road Wines selection of wines
(Value $400)

Ticket No. 0446 
Deb and Lol

Mercers Restaurant

6th Prize
Mercers Restaurant voucher
(Value $150)

Ticket No. 0990 
Nick Gladstone

National Gallery of Victoria

7th Prize
National Gallery of Victoria – 2 tickets and catalogue
(Value $100)

Ticket No. 1042 
Di Gibbs

Pink Nails

8th Prize
Pink Nails Voucher
(Value $55)

Ticket No. 0837 
Ernita Songahid