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Eutick Memorial Still Life Award - EMSLA

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery is the home of EMSLA, the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, which is now in its eighth year.


The Gallery is indebted to Dr Mal Eutick and his family for sponsoring what has quickly become a highly regarded art competition.


EMSLA 2014


Collective Prize Money over $20,000
$18,000 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award
Acquired for Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery Collection
plus People’s Choice Award


The winning artist will be invited to exhibit in a solo exhibition


Click here to see the 2014 selected works

or view the self guided tour document EMSLA 2014 self guided tour final.pdf


  2014 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award  Winner:  

   Emily Ferretti together (bedroom still life)

Regional Artist Award


 Terri Butterworth the morning room


Principal Judge: John McDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald art critic
Entry by 22 August 2014
Opening night and announcement of winner - Friday 21 November 2014
Exhibition 22 November 2014—10 January 2015




EMSLA 2014


fine arts & fine music festival


 View the 14EMSLA_Events_WEB.pdfFestival Programme of Events 




EMSLA 2014 Coming Soon - artworks from previous years


EMSLA 2013


View all the 2013 finalists (2MB)


2013 EMSLA winner:  
John Bokor - the empty vase




ors prize:   Mathew Quick - remedial measures
This sponsors prize is donated by local businessman Mr Todd Blewitt of Mike Blewitt Ford


 Regional and / or local artist:
This prize is donated by local businessman Mr Haydon Dennis


Isabel Ricketts - drunk


Laurie Mossuto - still alive



2012 Winners 


Nathan Taylor: new found freedom 
2012 Winner
Nathan Taylor: new found freedom




John Bokor: white tablecloth and pen jar 
2012 Sponsors Prize
John Bokor: white tablecloth and pen jar




Don Rankin: gladioli (last days)
People's Choice Award
Don Rankin: gladioli (last days)









Previous winners of EMSLA include Sam Leach, John R Walker, Laurie Mossuto, Pam Tippet and Angus Nivison.


Previous EMSLA Winners


2011: Angus Nivison                       2010: Pam Tippet






                                                  2009: John R Walker   




2008: Laurie Mossuto                                         2007: Sam Leach