WELCOME TO
THE BLUE FRINGE 2021 AWARDS!
 

CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who entered Blue Fringe 2021 and thank you for opening your hearts and sharing your stories with us.  Special thanks to all of our wonderful presenters and judges for your generosity, enthusiasm and profound words of support and praise.  

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You can also view the Awards Announcements directly on You Tube by clicking here > 

 Congratulations to each and every one of the 2021 entrants for your wonderful contribution to such an inspiring collection of art and literature. 

 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS

ART WINNER – Bunny for ‘Solo’
ART HIGHLY COMMENDED - Baby and the Greys for ‘The Insight’
PHOTOGRAPHY WINNER - Stephen Georgiou for ‘Escaping Lockdown’
PHOTOGRAPHY HIGHLY COMMENDED - Brett Greenhalgh for ‘Kangaroos in Boundary Road, Bathurst’ 
TEXTILES WINNER - Lee Morris for ‘Firestorm’
TEXTILES HIGHLY COMMENDED - Livonne Larkins for ‘Hanging by a Thread’
PETER MARKWICK SCULPTURE AWARD WINNER – Lee Mitchell for ‘The God Helmet TM’

PETER MARKWICK SCULPTURE AWARD HIGHLY COMMENDED - Karen Stevenson for ‘Kailini’

YOUTH PHOTOGRAPHY WINNER - Elijah Mac for ‘Skyhoop’
YOUTH TEXTILES WINNER - Belle Blandin de Chalain for ‘His Garden’
YOUTH ART WINNER - Miriam Roediger for ‘Unseen’
YOUTH SCULPTURE WINNER - Heidi Willingham for ‘Ivy Treehouse’

POETRY WINNER - Eleanor Maddock for ‘The Yellow Sundress’
POETRY HIGHLY COMMENDED - Lulu Joy for ‘Fringe Benefits’
SHORT STORY WINNER - Louise Loomes for ‘Saint Carmel’ 
SHORT STORY HIGHLY COMMENDED - Albert Walsh for ‘Not a Short Note’
YOUTH SHORT STORY WINNER - Tamsyn McGrouther for ‘Time is a Circle’
YOUTH POETRY WINNER - Anna Krywyj ‘On Being Alive’

MAURICE BRADY ART AWARD WINNER - Virginia Bucknell for ‘3am Early Morning Self Portrait’
MAURICE BRADY LITERATURE AWARD WINNER - Glen Fisher for ‘God Gave Me 5 Butterflies’

PEOPLE’S CHOICE ART AWARD WINNER - Graham Lonnie Lonard for ‘Lolly Pop’s’
PEOPLE’S CHOICE LITERATURE AWARD WINNER - Kathryn B for ‘Fine’
ENTRANT’S CHOICE ART AWARD WINNER - Belle Blandin de Chalain for ‘His Garden’
ENTRANT’S CHOICE LITERATURE AWARD WINNER - Tehya Holmes for ‘The Heart’s Arrow’

PACKERS PRIZE ART AWARD WINNER – Jayke Burgess – ‘Can You Tell Me My Story?’
PACKER’S PRIZE ART AWARD RUNNER UP – Shep for ‘Turtle Falls’

BLUE MOUNTAINS CITY COUNCIL OVERALL ART AWARD WINNER - Brigitte Gourdain for ‘Zoe’


Congratulations & thank you!

Blue Fringe also received it's own award this month, and the best thing was that we had an opportunity to share some of the story of Blue Fringe in this interview with the Blue Fringe Committee... 

If you are watching on mobile, scroll across to tap play on the video and it will switch to full screen. 

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Blue Fringe 2021 has been made possible our wonderful supporters & sponsors

The Blue Fringe Festival would not be possible without the support of many generous local people and businesses over the years.  Thank you for your ongoing support and for recognising the important cultural role this special event plays in our community and in generating positive conversations around mental health.

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The Organising Committee for Blue Fringe is made up of workers from Springwood Neighbourhood Centre, Belong Blue Mountains, Stride Mental Health and Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre and a very committed and passionate team of wonderful volunteers.  

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ART & BOOKS FOR SALE

See if your favourite piece is available to buy and purchase the 2021 Collection of Works printed book.