The People’s Choice award – And the winner is…

Published 06 December 2016

People have diverse taste when it comes to art and that was clearly evident when the votes were counted for the VC’s Community Open Day People’s Choice award.

More than 480 visitors viewed the art works on display with 330 votes cast.

People's choice collage

The winner by one point and with 35 votes was number 34 by Leah Bullen, Understory (top right). Second, with 34 votes was no. 53, George Russell Drysdale, Two Children, followed by no. 24, Lloyd Rees’ Summer haze at Gerringong with 22 votes and no. 17, Jessica Deleiuen’s Frog with 16 votes.

Community feedback on the day was overwhelmingly positive and preparations are already underway for the 2017 VC’s Community Open Day, which will feature the UNE Natural History Museum.

View photos of the day here: