Mornington Rotary Club Art Show January 2023

January 2023 sees the Rotary Club of Mornington welcome the return of its annual Art Show to the Peninsula Community Theatre, corner Wilson Road & Nepean Highway, Mornington.

This year will feature some 750 paintings covering all categories including oils, acrylic, watercolour, and pastel. The judge for this year’s show is well respected Melbourne artist Susan O’Brien. The photography section will be judged by Yanni from MPNews group.

Our two feature artists this year, Gabrielle Young & Mike Kowalski, are well known local artists, and highly successful in their chosen fields. They are both regular exhibitors at the Art Show. 

In addition, four artisans will present examples of their creations, including ceramics & sculpture.

Works from VCE students at Balcombe Grammar, Mornington Secondary College, Toorak College & Padua College will also be on display, illustrating the depth of talent & enthusiasm of senior students in exhibiting their artworks.

Our Patron for the 2023 Art Show is The Bays Hospital Mornington.  We are delighted to have them at the forefront of this important local community event.

“The Bays Mornington Art Show Gala Opening Night” 

Thursday January 19, from 7pm-10pm.

Tickets are $35 per person & includes finger food, drinks, musical entertainment & the opportunity to be the first to peruse & purchase fine new artwork to grace your walls. 

Tickets are available online from our website: 

The Art Show runs daily 10am to 5pm, from Friday January 20 until Australia Day January 26 inclusive. Entry is $10.  Works will also be able to be seen & bought online from our website from January 22 to January 29.


Peninsula Essence, The Essence of Art on the Peninsula – January 2023