Bourke artist wins award


Nature’s Ferocity by Bourke Artist Merren Turnbull Photo: supplied

A little over 12 months ago, Merren Turnbull had hardly put paintbrush to paper.

Today, she is the proud recipient of the People’s Choice Award for the Outback Arts Bald Archies.

Merren’s painting – Nature’s Ferocity - was voted favourite by hundreds of visitors over the last month of the Bald Archie exhibition in Brewarrina and marks her arrival as an artist, something she is still coming to terms with.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.