January 17-26 2020

Mornington Peninsula Community Theatre

Gala Night January 16

Mornington Art Show 2020

Gala Opening Night   

Opening night was a resounding success. More than 400 people enjoyed the excitement and buzz at this year's Art Show opening. 

The crowd enjoyed some cool jazz music, craft beers and a ranges of wines with a selection delicious  finger food.

The Silent Auction dedicated to 'Bushfire Relief' has raised over $8000 to compliment the Mornington Rotary Club' s previously announced donation of $10 000.

Those in attendance enjoyed the quality of the artwork on display and their Opening Night purchases reached record levels.

The Art Show remains open until Australia Day January 26.

2020 Award Winners...please see Latest News for all details

Congratulations to George Largent who won Best Exhibit with his work 'Follow the Leader'

Judge Regina Hone commented-" The Artist has made the subject look rather simples yet upon close inspection there are numerous subtle changes in colour all the way down that provide wonderful interest and depth.The granulation of the melded colours has given the work a peaceful energy which has been offset by the glowing silvery water that has a subtle inclusion of contemporary warmth to the painting. The flock of birds further enhances the painting with an element of life.'

Sponsors Support Art Show

Support from our sponsors is the life blood of our Art Show.

We are grateful and thank our many sponsors for their support particularly our major sponsors listed below.

Beleura House & Garden, MPNG News, Mercedes Benz Mornington, Peninsula Eye Centre, Watson, Riot Art and Craft.

The Art Show committee would like to thank all of the generous businesses and individuals who have given items for the Silent Auction. All donors are listed in the Art Show catalogue.

Special Displays

In 2020 we will again feature a couple of local artisans to the show and sell their works. Superb glass artist Roberta Easton, from Red Hill, will again feature her colourful work. We featured Roberta three years ago to the high acclaim of those in attendance.

Roberta Easton Glass Artist

We will also display some fascinating Wind Sculpture pieces from local Mt Martha artist Rudi Jass. His work has been widely acquired by various groups such as councils, galleries and nurseries. His sculptures  are also popular in local household gardens.

Rudi Jass 



Key Dates for 2020


Submissions open Friday November 1 , 2019

Submissions close Monday  December 16, 2019

Notification to successful artists Friday January 3, 2020

Delivery of Artworks  Monday January 13, 2020 between 9:00am - 2:30pm

Pick up of unsold Artwork  Monday January 27, 2020 between 9:00am - 2:30pm

Artist will need to refer to the Terms and Conditions on the website for all details regarding entry and fees.

Art Show Dates

Gala Opening Night Thursday 16, 2020 from 7:00pm

Art Show open daily Friday January 17, 2020 between 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Art Show closes Sunday January 26, 2020


Peninsula Community Theatre

Cnr. Wilsons Road & Nepean Highway, Mornington


Noble Couriers

Mobile: 0418 175 307

Email: do.noble@bigpond.com


'Pack & Send' via Gallery 247 

Gallery 247 are pleased to announce a service for artists and art shows that will make it even easier for you to enter art shows that might otherwise have been too inconvenient or too far away.

Thanks to an alliance with Pack & Send, we are able to provide convenient drop-off, delivery and return services for any work that's been accepted into the Mornington Art Show.

Purchasers of Art works can also use Pack and Send for delivery of your new artwork to your home.


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Feature Artists

Announcing Feature Artists for 2020...

Each Artist will have their works featured on two dedicated display boards.

Gary Laird    'Desert Colour'

Heinz Fickler  'Steady as She Flows'


Judge for 2020

Mornington Art Show Judge Regina Hona

An example of Regina's artwork

'The Red Tram' pastel on paper



Art Show Supports

Over the 47 years of the Mornington Art Show it has raised in excess of $1 000 000.

This money is spent supporting local community, national and international projects. Over $600 000 has been allocated to local community projects.

Example: Purchased craft for the 'Sailing for the Disable Program' run by Mornington Yacht Club


Award Winners 2020

Congratulations to  all 2020 Award Winners



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Riot Art

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Big4 Holiday Parks Dandenong and Frankston

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Grand Hotel, Mornington

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