Saretta wins at Coal and Allied's 2014 Singleton Art Prize July 23 2014

(l-r) Deidre Heitmeyer, Saretta Fielding, Cate Sims and Brad Franks.

Thanks to the Coal and Allied’s Aboriginal Community Development Fund Newcastle Artist Saretta Fielding won $4000 when she took out the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander section at this year's Singleton Art Prize.

The category was introduced last year and her artwork titled 'Koyiyoong Campsite' caught the eye of judge Terry Jarvis.

He described her work as "a very mature painting involving a variety of textures, shapes, colours and movement that tell a story."

“It has a unique presence. That draws you to look to understand and discover the storyline. It makes a magnificent statement of purpose, history, future and present. Congratulations on a great story,” he said.

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