In 2018 a panel of three eminent, highly qualified judges will be judging.

 Again in 2018 we will enlist the services of 3 judges. The judging panel will be announced closer to the 6th July 2018 Gala opening.

We thank Colin Johnson our 2017 Chief Judge and his 2 colleagues for their professional judging services and overseeing our successful 2017 event.


Colin Johnson (chief judge 2017)

Well known to many entrants and is a practising artist in the traditional genre. Highly regarded teacher (including at Deakin University before retirement) and previous judge of the Camberwell Art Show.


Lyn Mellady

Lyn has exhibited her oils and pastels in Australian art galleries for 4 decades and has artworks in 5 city government galleries in Australian and Japan, including Parliament House, Canberra. She has earned many Best Oil, Best Pastel and Best in Show awards for her paintings.

Michael Mark

Michael is a practicing artist with solo and group exhibitions both in Australia and the US. He is currently Head of Painting at Latrobe College of Art & Design, and has taught at the University of Melbourne, Deakin University and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

See works by Michael Mark>>>