2006 Poem
Wilderness Child
by Jim Sturgiss
With thanks to Susan Edlund.

. . . A simple kingdom wild and free
of manless earth, most dear to me.
With streams and winds
’neath stars to roam,
These age-scarred hills
my spacious home.

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artist: Tania Lee Maher
winner: Judges' Choice Award
location: Mural Park

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artist: Ellsworth H Overton
Visitors' Choice Award


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artist: Lynette Chippindal-Orzlowski
Peoples' Choice Award

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artist: Gillian Robnik


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artist: Anne Taylor

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artist: Alicia Swiderski


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artists: Art Space Group Sheffield

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artist: Diana Dodson


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artist: Lyn and Peter Lardenoye

2006 Mural Fest Artist Profile

Tania Lee Maher - Kentish, Tasmania
2006 Mural Fest Judges' Choice Award winner.

Tania has lived in the Kentish area for 12 years after relocating from Queensland. Her artistic endeavours include fashion design and construction, drawing, pastels, ceramics and, of course, mural painting.
Ellsworth H Overton - Melbourne
2006 Mural Fest Visitors' Choice Award winner.
Lynette Chippindal - Melbourne
2006 Mural Fest Peoples' Choice Award winner.
Gillian Robnik – Sunnyside, Tasmania
Tutored many Arts Council and Adult Education classes in ceramics, watercolours and silk painting. Opened her own gallery “Windrush” in 1991 and was an exhibitor and founding member of Lalla Road Fine Craft. Gillian has a long career as a multi media artist, works in oils, acrylics, watercolours, ceramics, glass and silk. Selected artist in Lilydale’s Painted Poles project. Her work is held in many private collections locally and worldwide.
Ann Taylor
Alicia Swiderski - Kentish, Tasmania
Alicia lives at the base of Mount Roland where she continues her life-long interest in painting landscapes, portraits, and still-lifes. Having trained and worked as an Architect in Poland, Alicia has lived in Sheffield since 1997. She is an active member of the local arts community, and has produced interpretative billboards for various places of interest in the Mount Roland district.
Art Space Group - Sheffield
A group of lcal artists.
Diana Dodson - Sheffield
Diana is a fine artist, past participant in Mural Fest.
Lyn and Peter Lardenoye