Saturday, March 24, 2012, saw the official opening by NSW Branch Member David Berthon of The Foundation’s Art Award, held under the auspices of the Sherbrook Art Society, Sherbrook, Melbourne.
There were some 60 paintings entered into the competition.The standard of these paintings was excellent. The judge, Ern Trembath commented that he had found it difficult to pick the winning
entries. Foundation Trustees were on hand to congratulate the winner of the Award, Maxwell Wilks for his painting “1910 Silver Ghost”.
The three prize-winning paintings were acquired by The Foundation under the terms of the competition and are presently hung in Bill Allsep House.