The historic town of Cossack was far from a ghost town last Saturday night as hundreds of people came together to celebrate the 25th annual Cossack Art Awards.
Almost $90,000 of prizes were given out across 10 categories, five of which were won by Pilbara artists.
Michelle Hawkins took the award for the best overall artwork for her piece Lulu.
The judges comments said the small, androgynous work had an enormous presence.
“This is a haunting piece that is so good it is hard to tell whether a print or charcoal medium has been