The quality of entries in the Elvis Art Exhibition was outstanding, with the highest number of actual Elvis portraits yet.
The exhibition is housed in the former chapel behind the The Old Convent B and B in Currajong Street and is open all weekend. Winners of the various sections are as follows:
Elvis Portrait: Winner- Manfred Homman 'Love me Tender'
Highly commended awards went to Maude Morris, Angela Lyon and Julie Hamilton.
Parkes Elvis Festival: Winner- Julie Hamilton 'Elvis On The Green'
Highly commended- S. M. Grant
Two Dimensional General: Winner- Glen Southwood 'Iris Garden'
Highly commended- 'Ruth Twardy'
Three Dimensional: Winner- Helen Standen 'Bugga Housework off to Elvis Parade'
Highly commended- Rod Currey
Junior 6-12years: Winner - Alison Reeves 'Aloha Guitar'.
Highly commended - The Little Art Company
Junior 12-18years: Winner- Special Education Faculty Parkes High School 'Hanging around with Elvis in Hawaii'.