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Art News – Young Archie competition.

Young Archie 2016 competition

Budding artists in 5/6S and 5/6G were invited to submit a portrait for the Art Gallery of NSW’s Young Archie competition, as part of the family-focused activities for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016 exhibition.

The portrait had to be of a person who is special to them – someone who is known to them and plays a significant role in their life. In art classes this term, I have encouraged selected students in the senior classes to enter the age category:

  • 9-12 year olds
  • The competition will be judged by artist Del Kathryn Barton, Archibald Prize winner in 2008 and 2013, and Victoria Collings, the Gallery’s senior coordinator of education and family programs, based on merit and originality.

Five finalists from each category will be exhibited at the Gallery and on the Gallery website. One winner will be chosen in each category.

Congratulations to Reef (5/6G), Emma (5/6S), Gemma (5/6S) and Tuna 5/6S) who have all worked on their portraits in their own time at home to enter this competition. We wish you all the best of luck.   J.Hackfath

Art News – SSSMF Art Competition. 

Recently, C.P.S entered 7 artworks into this year’s Sutherland Shire Schools Music Festival Program Cover Competition. The standard of entries was very high and the adjudication process was extremely difficult. Eighteen finalists were chosen in total, representing schools from across the Sutherland area. This years theme was Australiana.

The seven students who were selected at a school level were: Max (KD), Ruby (1YF), Sophie (2L),  Molly (4P), Destiny (5/6G) and Emelia (5/6G).

It is with great pleasure that I inform the school community that Max (KD), Molly (4P) and Destiny (5/6G) are program finalists whose artwork will appear in the program.

The student’s artwork will be on display for the duration of the festival at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre. After the festival all finalist artworks will be on display at Eckersely’s Art and Craft Store- (1/65 Captain Cook Drive, Caringbah) for two weeks.

Congratulations once again on your wonderful success.J.Hackfath

Art News –

Operation Art Visual Arts Competition.

Recently, four student’s artworks were selected for the Operation Art Visual Arts competition. The artworks if further selected, will be on display at The Armory Gallery, Sydney Olympic Park in September.

Operation Art is a project that encourages students to create artworks for children in hospital. It is an important visual arts exhibition that focuses on creating a positive environment to aid the healing and recovery process of young patients. Operation Art is an initiative of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in association with the Department of Education and Communities.

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operation art 4

Congratulations to Archie (1K) who completed a mixed media anglerfish, Emma M. (5/6S) with her painting of Van Gogh’s ‘Irises’, Reef (5/6G) with his acrylic paint and crayon, Henri Matisse inspired work titled ‘Women in Purple Robe’ and Anthony P. (3A) with his acrylic paint and oil pastel, Van Gogh inspired ‘Sunflowers’.

Congratulations and we wish you well in the process.J.Hackfath