Last Chance to See 2014 Waterhouse Exhibition

05 September 2014

The Path of the Eel by Richard Dunlop, Winner, Paintings, Waterhouse 2014.

The Path of the Eel by Richard Dunlop, Winner, Paintings, Waterhouse 2014.

The 2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Exhibition at the South Australian Museum has been exceptionally popular with thousands of visitors this season.

This Sunday 7 September will be the last day that visitors can enjoy the spectacular works of art, each telling a unique story about natural science.

An exhibition of prizewinning and highly commended works will then travel to the National Archives of Australia in Canberra. It will be open from Friday 26 September until Sunday 9 November 2014. 

The National Archives’ exhibition galleries are open 9am to 5pm daily. 

The South Australian Museum encourages South Australians and visitors to come and experience the best paintings, works on paper, sculptures and objects inspired by science and the natural world, before the exhibition closes this Sunday.

Enjoy the prizewinning works and the finalists who impressed judges and visitors:

  • Overall Prize – Carole King for High Tide, Wynnum 
  • Prize for Paintings presented in recognition of San Remo – Richard Dunlop for The Path of the Eel 
  • Prize for Works on Paper sponsored by Finsbury Green – Pamela French for Studies from the shelf II
  • The Helen Hill Smith OAM Prize for Sculpture and Objects presented by Sam and Robert Hill Smith in memory of their mother  Harriet Schwarzrock for breathe
  • Waterhouse Youth Art Prize sponsored by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources – Jennifer Ahrens for Heartwood #7 
  • People’s Choice Award sponsored by Fisher Jeffries Jennifer Ahrens for Heartwood #7
  • Dr Wendy Wickes Memoriam Prize for excellence in science communication Wendy Jennings for Their lives in our hands


For more information about the exhibition, please visit the Museum website.