Alan Waters, of Bannockburn, won the first prize of $5000 at
the Aspiring Art exhibition in Wanaka last night with his
watercolour painting The Meaning of Life. A full-time
artist for more than 17 years, Waters has previously won
prizes at the Wanaka exhibition and elsewhere.
Runner-up was David John, of Arrowtown, with his portrait
Monday Blue No 2. Sue Wademan won the best landscape award
with A Taste of Tuscany.