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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


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 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