Winners of the 2020 Ruby Awards were announced last night during a presentation at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Premier’s Award for Lifetime Achievement recipients Scott Hicks and Kerry Heysen AM with the Premier, Steven Marshall.
Arts South Australia held the 2020 Ruby Awards on 16 December, celebrating and recognising the artistic excellence, creative achievement, innovation, community involvement and inspirational leadership of the sector.
In a year like no other, the arts and culture sector has shown great resilience, innovation and adaptation.
WOMADelaide 2020 – The WOMADelaide Foundation
Best work or event outside a festival
Nothing Remains Unchanged – Ross McHenry
Best work or event within a festival
THE LIGHTHOUSE – Patch Theatre
Best community or regional event or project
Lullaby Project Australia – Connecting the Dots in Music
Best work, event or project for young people
The Hunting – Closer Productions
Made in Adelaide
Where Song Began – Bowerbird Collective
Outstanding contribution by an organisation or group
Australian String Quartet
Stevie Gadlabarti Goldsmith Memorial Award
Geoff Crowhurst Memorial Award
Annabelle Collett (with acknowledgement)
Frank Ford Memorial Young Achiever Award
Premier’s Award for Lifetime Achievement
Scott Hicks and Kerry Heysen AM
Helen Flinter-Leach (posthumous)
Kari Seeley, Acting Chief Executive of No Strings Attached accepted the award on behalf of Helen Flinter-Leach’s family.
A gallery from the awards night will be available soon.