â€œAustraliaâ€™s richest caricature awardâ€
Now in its third year, the awards honor Michael Collins a well known and respected West AustralianÂ caricature artist. Entries come from around Australia, from amateur and professional artists includingÂ many past winners of Stanley and Walkley Awards, the Archibald Prize, and Bald Archyâ€™s.
Awards night is being held on Friday Oct 17
Artworks from Reflections Art Studio
This exhibitionÂ comprisesÂ ofÂ powerfulÂ artwork inÂ a variety of mediumsÂ thatÂ participants at ReflectionsÂ have been workingÂ on throughout the year. The name of the exhibition makes reference to the ‘Outsider Art’Â movement, also known asÂ Raw ArtÂ or Art Brut, which is nowÂ recognised world wide as a strong art movementÂ that runs alongside mainstream and professional art.
Outsider Art is that which is doneÂ byÂ some people withÂ mental illnessÂ and it oftenÂ spansÂ NaiveÂ Art andÂ someÂ IndigenousÂ andÂ Folk Art.