To celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Unknown Land” Mapping and Imagining WA, we ran an online photo competition with PerthNow to see your take on Perth and WA today.

Take a look at the top ten finalists in the Imagination Room from Wednesday 19 October as chosen by the panel of judges: EY Managing Partner and Chair of Celebrate WA Mike Anghie, AGWA Curator of Historical + Modern Art Melissa Harpley and The Sunday Times Photo Editor Jackson Flindell.

Maria Eckel

Pictured above is the overall winner of the competition Maria Eckel.

She wins a:
• A weekend away at one of Perth’s newest hotels, Alex Hotel (two nights’ accommodation)
• Dinner for two at the new bistro on the block, Arthouse Dine
• Two tickets and tour of “Unknown Land”
• Two places on a walking tour of Perth past, present a future with Two Feet and a Heartbeat
• $150 to spend on the latest art and design items stocked in the Gallery Shop.

For your chance to win an opportunity to attend exhibition openings in 2017, visit “Unknown Land” (enter the competition on the ipads in the exhibition).


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Frederick Garling

View of Swan River, taken at the commencement of fresh waters 1827 (detail)
Watercolour, ink and pencil
22.5 x 32.8 cm (sheet)
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Purchased 1957

Winner - Ute Maria Eckel Perth 2016



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