Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Exhibitions Opening - BLU and MELD

Two exhibitions are opening at the Front Room Gallery, Newcastle Art School tonight at 5:30pm.
BLU features Diploma students and MELD Advanced Diploma students.

All these students are studying part time and are at different stages in their courses. Works includes sculpture, photography, printmaking, painting and drawing.

Monday, October 20, 2014

in the running for the prize...

A big congratulations goes out to Indeah Clark, Liss Finney and Lily Ward, finalists in the Maitland Regional Art 2014 Brenda Clouten Memorial Travelling Scholarship for a Young Achiever in the Visual Arts. The Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts students are 3 of 4 finalists in the running for the prize.

Their work will be exhibited at Maitland Regional Art Gallery from Friday 28 November until Sunday 22 February 2015.

Congratulations girls!

Picture L-R - Lily Ward, Indeah Clark and Liss Finney

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Woodlands Art Show

To celebrate the first anniversary of the mental health units at Toronto Private Hospital, the Woodlands Art Show held its first art prize on Friday 10th October.

Entries were judged by Toronto Private Hospital CEO Andrew Mereau, Local MP Greg Piper and a representative from Lake Macquarie Art Gallery.

The winner was announced at the first anniversary celebration morning tea and the winner was.........

Newcastle Art School student Lynette Bridge. Lynette won $300 and also donated her work to the hospital in the hope of helping people living with a mental illness to seek expression through the arts.

Congratulations Lynnie!!!

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Advanced Diploma Photomedia at JHH

Picture L-R - Liss Finney, Jay Muldoon and Hunter TAFE teacher Clare Weeks

Currently on show at the John Hunter Hospital are works by Advanced Diploma Photomedia students.

For the second year running, the hospital engaged the students to create six unique murals with the theme of connecting different people to one another.

The works will be on display until February 2015.