Ex­hi­bi­tion to fea­ture works by 70 artists

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Art -

A COL­LEC­TION of more than 400 art­works will be on dis­play at the pop­u­lar PLC Old Col­le­gians’ As­so­ci­a­tion (OCA) Art Ex­hi­bi­tion when it opens later this month.

Now in its eighth year, the ex­hi­bi­tion will be held at the Pep­per­mint Grove school from Fri­day, May 26 to Sun­day, May 28 and will show­case paint­ings, draw­ings, pho­to­graphic works, mixed me­dia, sculp­ture and jew­ellery from more than 70 es­tab­lished and emerg­ing lo­cal artists.

As PLC OCA’S largest fundrais­ing event, the ex­hi­bi­tion will fea­ture works by a num­ber of prom­i­nent West Aus­tralian artists in­clud­ing Tess Mconie (2016 Black Swan Prize for Por­trai­ture Fi­nal­ist), Kim Maple, Corinne Bar­ton, Ben Ju­niper and James Giddy (Scotch 2013), with re­cent PLC grad­u­ates Alice Ford (2015), Fiz Eus­tance (2013) and El­lie Bur­ton (2013).

The PLC Minia­ture Ex­hibit will also re­turn, with mem­bers of the school com­mu­nity in­vited to ex­press their cre­ativ­ity by paint­ing or draw­ing works on minia­ture can­vases.

All pro­ceeds from their sale will sup­port OCA ini­tia­tives at the school.

Art lovers hop­ing to get a first glimpse at the art­works for sale are in­vited to at­tend the open­ing night cock­tail party on Fri­day, May 26 from 6 to 9pm.

Tick­ets for the party are on sale now, avail­able on­line via book­ings.plcoca.org.au for $40 or at the door on the night for $45.

The ex­hi­bi­tion will run on Satur­day and Sun­day from 10am4pm with en­try by gold coin do­na­tion.

Full de­tails can be found at www.plcoca.org.au.

For those un­able to get to the ex­hi­bi­tion, works will be on sale through the web­site on Satur­day, May 27 from 10am.

The PLC Minia­ture Ex­hibit will also re­turn, with mem­bers of the school com­mu­nity in­vited to ex­press their cre­ativ­ity by paint­ing or draw­ing works on minia­ture can­vases.

The Desert Child im­age by Tess Mconie (2016 Black Swan Prize for Por­trai­ture Fi­nal­ist). It has been used by PLC to pub­li­cise the ex­hi­bi­tion, and is the most recog­nised work.

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