in association with
Realising Every Dream Incorporated

present the


This Art Prize has been announced in memory of 


Macushla Karen Darling Doyle


A young woman who's dedication and participation in art practice was an inspiration to many.


Macushla was a founding member of Growth Through Art, Artwise Inc an organisation that pioneered development and access to the arts for people with disabilities in the Northern Rivers Region.


Macushla was a painter, ceramicist, performer, dancer, poet and mermaid singer. Macushla exhibited locally nationally and internationally in solo exhibitions and group shows. Dancing her solo piece in the ensemble performance 'InHabitat' at the Adelaide High Beam festival with Kompany Kaos and performing as Freda Khalos' soul in 'Alive Still Alive' with Access Arts in Brisbane, Macushla touched the hearts of many with her understanding of familyships, friendships, relationships, loverships, and togetherships.


14th November - 4th December 2009

Click the Link Below to Download and Print the 2009 Entry form

Macushla Doyle Art Prize Entry Form 2009