Student art on show
Several FCJ College students took out prizes at the Diocesan MacKillop Art Award, which was officially opened in the Bendigo Cathedral on Friday night.
MacKillop Spiritual Art Award — $1000 — Josh Payne, Year 11 — Black and White photographic portrait of Cooinda residents Sheila and Kate, composed during the Year 10 Cooinda Memoir Writing activity as part of the Let’s Find Our Voice Project.
●Senior Secondary Award — $800 — Pia Salvadori, Year 10 — Lead pencil portrait drawing of a holocaust survivor. A creative visual response created in Religious Education Class following the Year 10 Holocaust Museum excursion.
Senior Secondary Art Award — $200 — Highly Commended Senior Secondary student — Catherine Cameron, Year 12 — Studio Art photographic
●●image depicting the predicament of natural environment and waste on her property.
A number of other FCJ College students had work displayed: Ashlea Horan; Sophie Piscioneri; Maeve McGann; Millicent Scriven; and Miranda Bennett. The Benalla Art Gallery’s current exhibition VCE SHOWCASE also opened on Friday evening.
FCJ College had four VCE Studio Art students exhibiting their Unit 4 final artwork and Visual Diaries alongside other students in the north east.
This exhibition closes on December 9.
The Diocesan MacKillop Art exhibition is open for public viewing until Sunday, December 2, at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo.
Honour: Benalla FCJ College student Josh Payne being presented a MacKillop Spiritual Art Award.