Saturday, October 22, 2016

Rags to Riches

Virtual Exhibition

Welcome to a Virtual Exhibition, brought to you by Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council Inc.

Held at the Ravensthorpe Hall throughout the September 2016 Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show, the Rags to Riches exhibition showcased entries that were judged in 2 categories; Rag Fashion and Rag Passion. Over $1700 in prized were up for grabs. To qualify for the judging, the entries must have contained at least one piece of rag supplied in Rag Bundles by the Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council.

Rags to Riches Exhibition, Ravensthorpe Hall September 2016.

All Welcome, no charge, but a coin donation was appreciated and will go towards bringing a dynamic artistic calendar of events to the Ravensthorpe Shire.

First of all, lets view the winners of the "Rag Fashion" category.

First Prize - Tamara Kuipers "Rosette"
Second Prize - Wilma's Sewing Group's
"Josephs Coat of Many Colours"

Third Prize - Nathalie Grant's "Bright as a Button"

Secondly, the winning entries of the "Rag Passion" category.

First Prize - Beryl Semple's "The Passion"

Close up of one of Beryl's Magpies

Second Prize - Sophie & Amberley Daw's "Seat Full of Memories"

Third Prize - Louise Lodge's "My Grand Design"
Now for the one we had all been waiting for - the People's Choice Award...

Val & Paul Metz's - Henry the Rooster

Rags to Riches received 26 entries overall from across the Ravensthorpe Shire.

Teddies & Teapots by Wanadoo Creations

Rag Mat by Margaret Pike

Superior Firelighters by Margaret Pike

Woven Scarf by Judy Harp

A Fun Sports Scarf by Sandra Kohen

Pot Trivets by Wanadoo Creations

Baby Scraps Tummy Rug by Helen King

The Odd One Out by Shirl Sutherland

Raggedy Anne by The Wednesday Quilters
Macramé Hanging Pots by Tracie-Elise Chambers

Criss Cross Cushion by Harrison Agnew

Sexy Apron, Trendy Vest, Head Piece & Hand Bag
by Jennifer C. Biddulph

Back Pack by Jennifer C. Biddulph

Rags to Riches of the Digestive System
by Jennifer C. Biddulph

Socks by Chenda Goldfinch

The Essential is Invisible by Chenda Goldfinch

Rag Dolls by Ravensthorpe DHS Years 2 & 3

Rag Mats by Ravensthorpe DHS Kindy to Year 1 Classes

This project was proudly supported by;

The Community of the Shire of Ravensthorpe

Kyle Forsyth at Ravensthorpe Landmark (08) 9838 1081

Darrell Panizza of Wesfarmers Federation Insurance Ltd.
Tel: 0427 429 496  

Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council receives funding from and is supported by the
Shire of Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council receives core funding from Country Arts WA, which receives funding from the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts and Lotterywest.

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