Annual Award Winners 2023

A Big Thank You to our Sponsors

The PSA is very grateful to our sponsors for the major prizes in our 2023 Annual Awards Exhibition and in the 2023 Alexandra Awards, for entrants who have never won a first prize for a pastel painting in any art competition.
First Prize in Scapes (Petronella van Leusden): Sponsored by: softpastels.com.au
First Prize in Abstracts (Tricia Reust): Sponsored by:  Art Spectrum Manufacturing
The Bella Award – first prize in People (Pierina Sannia): Sponsored by:  The Diefenbach family
Alexandra Awards –first (Andrea Cheers), second (Magda Kuiken) and third (Karen Christiansen): Barbara Alexandra family trust
People’s Choice Award (Margaret Turner): Sponsored by:  Arthouse Northside 

The Bella Award

Barbara Alexandra Family Trust

Winners in the ONLINE Category

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Winners in the ALEXANDRA AWARD category

Winners in the Still Life  category

Winners in the Animal category

Winners in the People category

Winners in the Scapes category

Winners in the Abstract  category

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO 2023 PASTELLIST OF THE YEAR PIERINA SANNIA

Pierina Sannia Patellist of the Year 

CONGRATULATIONS TO 2023 PEOPLES' CHOICE WINNER - Margaret Turner

Wurtulla Beach Margaret Turner Peoples Choice

Wurtulla Beach Margaret Turner Peoples Choice