Winners of the 2017 Lysaght Watt Trust Art Award

Theme: Yin Yang


Lysaght Watt Trust Award First Overall Winner

Mark Rayner – Shadow Man
First Overall Winner: Mark Rayner - Shadow Man
Mark Rayner – Shadow Man

“in spite of its function as a reservoir for human darkness – or perhaps because of this – the shadow is the seat of creativity”

– Carl Jung


We had some very creative interpretations of the theme this year, with entries coming from all over the country.

This year’s Award was judged by Greg Donson, Curator and Public Programmes Manager for the Sarjeant Gallery in Whanganui. The gala awards evening was a great success, attended by approximately 70 guests.

The overall winner was Mark Rayner from Whanganui with a latch-hook wool rug on canvas, depicting the dark and light sides of his personality.


All 2017 award winners:

Lysaght Watt Trust Award First Overall Prize – $3000 – Presented by Preston Bulfin
Mark Rayner from Whanganui – Shadow Man

Meremere/Ohangai Rural Women 2D Highly Commended Award – $500
Bridget Allen from Christchurch – The Neighbour Came Over To Borrow The Lawnmower

Greaves Electrical 2D Commended Award –  $250
Claudia Recorean from Tauranga – The Good, The Bad, And Everything In Between

Neil Walker Family 3D Highly Commended Award  –  $500
Claire Jensen from Opunake – Tubular Yin Yang

Beccard Motors 3D Commended Award –  $250
Sandra Grieve from Whanganui – Entwined

Busing Russell Local Artist Award – $250
Cecilia Russell from Hawera – There’s two sides to every story, except a Möbius band

Normanby Fibreglass People’s Choice Award – $250
Leonie Sharp
 – Kotahitanga

First Overall Prize winner Mark Rayner, Judge Greg Donson and Preston Bulfin Lysaght Watt Trustee Sponsor
First Overall Prize winner Mark Rayner, with Judge Greg Donson left and Preston Bulfin, Lysaght Watt Trustee Sponsor
Four Award winners: Cecilia Russell, Claire Jensen, Mark Rayner, Sandra Grieve
Four Award winners: Cecilia Russell, Claire Jensen, Mark Rayner, Sandra Grieve

The award-winning artworks:

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