Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group


Members of the Burnside Painting Group may enter their work into competitions.  These are conducted in the spirit of healthy competition and recognise members for their achievements.

Our awards include our Annual Awards, Painting of the Quarter and Phyllis Kopp Award. More information is provided below.

Annual Awards

Burnside Painting Group Annual Awards are made in the following categories:

PATRONS AWARD (Oils or Acrylics)
  • First Prize
  • Second Prize

PRESIDENTS AWARD (watercolour, gouache, pastel or other work on paper)
  • First Prize
  • Second Prize


 PHILLIS KOPP AWARD  - BEST IN SHOW (people's choice)

Our painting of the quarter awards are awarded at social events throughout the year, on a Wednesday evening, and provide an opportunity and encouragement for members to show and display their recent artworks.   MORE INFORMATION

The Phyllis Kopp Award is awarded annually.

This is now our 'Peoples' Choice Award for most popular painting at our Annual Exhibition. MORE INFORMATION

About Phyllis Kopp

Phyllis Kopp was a long term member of the Burnside Painting Group, and she served as Secretary on the committee for well over a decade.  Phyllis generously established a trust fund, with the interest earned providing money for an annual award for Burnside Painting Group members. The first award was made in 1991.