Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Navigate Up
Sign In

Eutick Memorial Still Life Award - EMSLA

2015 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award - call for entries

click here for the 2015 EMSLA entry form.pdf

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

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

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

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

We are indebted to our generous local sponsor, Mike Blewitt.

MikeBlewittCoffsCoast_logo current at march 2015.jpeg 


Click here to see the 2014 selected works


or view the self guided tour document here: EMSLA 2014 self guided tour.pdf

2014 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award  Winner:  

    Emily Ferretti: together (bedroom still life)

Regional Artist Award



 Terri Butterworth: the morning room

Peoples choice  

Louise Feneley: tide of an interior mind


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


2013 EMSLA winner:  
John Bokor - the empty vase


  View all the 2013 finalists (2MB)


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