In 2017 we are very pleased to announce a panel of three eminent, highly qualified judges.



Colin Johnson (chief judge)

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>>>