The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize™ 2012

Enjoy quirky expressions of nature.

21 September 2012 to 11 November 2012

National Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes ACT

Margarita Sampson, <em>Anemone Incursions II</em>
Margarita Sampson, Anemone Incursions II, textiles and recycled chair, 1st prize in Sculpture & Objects.

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Celebrate the beauty of our intricate natural world with artworks from the 2012 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize™.

30 of the winning and highly commended artworks will be on show at the National Archives in Canberra from 21 September to 11 November 2012, the only venue outside Adelaide to host the works.

This year we celebrate 10 years of this prestigious art award.
Enjoy quirky and beautiful objects, paintings and works on paper. The bursts of colour in this year’s entries are sure to impress.

Free exhibition, open daily 9am–5pm

A travelling exhibition developed by the South Australian Museum.

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    1st Prize, Works on paper, Joanna Roberts (detail).
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    Highly Commended, Sculpture & Objects, Lara Tilbrook, (detail).
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    1st Prize, Youth Art Prize, Zoe Woods, (detail).
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    Highly Commended, Sculpture & Objects, Liz Walker, (detail).
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    Highly Commended, Works on paper, Rebecca Jewell, (detail).
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    2nd Prize, Youth Art Prize, Sarah Carlson, (detail).
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    Highly Commended, Works on paper, Shirley Slocock, (detail).
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    2nd, Sculpture & Objects, Tom Moore, (detail).
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    Highly Commended, Works on paper, John Pastoriza-Piñol, (detail).
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