The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Art News

The annual College Visual Arts Inspirations Exhibition opening night took place on Wednesday 6 September, showcasing and celebrating the magnificent artwork of our talented young artists. The Scotch College Gallery is displaying a wide variety of exceptional artworks created by Scotch students from Junior, Middle and Senior school in 2017.

We were delighted to welcome host guest speaker, Old Scotch Collegian, Professor Ted Snell, ('66) Chief Cultural Officer, The University of Western Australia to formally open the exhibition.

The variety of artworks on display showcased the enormous range of opportunities offered to Scotch students, and how engaging in the School's Art programme is an enriching and rewarding experience.

The Junior School displayed four selected finalists works from Shaun Tan Awards, Therapy Focus Story script finalist, the grand unveiling of the collaborative Student Led Conference Swan canvas and a magnificent Year 5 figurative sculpture which was created with our Artist in residence, Ryan Shaw (Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017).

I encourage visitors to enjoy the exhibition, which will be open during college hours for the remainder of Winter Term. There is an opportunity to vote for your favourite artwork for the 'Peoples Choice Award' Junior, Middle and Senior school categories. I would like to take this opportunity congratulate all of the exhibiting artists and I am, yet again, in awe of their raw young talent.

Mrs Jane Roche
Junior Art Specialist