Wootha Prize 2018: entries now open

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Above: Metamorphosis by Jack Wilms - 2017 Wootha first prize winner

Barung Landcare invites you to participate in the 11th Wootha Prize competition to be exhibited at the Maleny Wood Expo From Seed to Fine Furniture May 5–7, 2018.


Gossamer Wings II, Jeanette Rein, second prize winner 2017

The Wootha Prize is an annual national woodworking competition which attracts innovative craftspeople and focuses on the promotion of native timbers and sustainable use of timber resources.


Tree of Life, Gary Field, Encouragement award, 2017

Over $5,000 in cash awards are on offer.


At the Back Door, David Harriman, People’s Choice award winner 2017

The Wootha Prize forms the feature exhibition at the Wood Expo which will run for the 22nd year in 2018 attracting thousands of visitors to the area who enjoy a huge program of displays, demonstrations along with educational and commercial exhibits.


Rob Johnstone, detail of Under the Sea, 2017 Wootha entrant

This year's Wootha Prize theme is ‘Joined’ and is a nod to furniture makers, boxmakers, sculptors and turners to unleash their imaginations to create a special piece that will be included in an exhibition that will be viewed by a large audience of woodwork and wood lovers.

Photos: Kerry Chave

Entry details and information here www.malenywoodexpo.com/wootha-prize

Below: Big Jack, Grant Peberdy, 2017 Wootha entrant



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