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Upstart This Saturday

Written by: The Cowra Phoenix

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Image credit: Winner Year 11 - Zsalea Mansley - Whiteley's Marulan Bird with Rock, acrylic painting, Year 11 Cowra High School

Commencing Sunday 26 November to Sunday 10 December, the Cowra Regional Art Gallery is presenting upstART23. This is an exciting showcase of artworks by over 100 students in Stages 5 and 6 (years 9, 10, 11 and 12), from the following ten high schools:

  • Blayney High School
  • Boorowa Central School
  • Canowindra High School
  • Cowra High School
  • Forbes High School
  • Hennessy Catholic College
  • The Henry Lawson High School
  • James Sheahan Catholic High School
  • St Raphael’s Catholic School Cowra Young High School

This year’s upstART Award Judge is Heidi Windersen, artist, art educator and Operation Art Project Officer - The Arts Unit Student Support and Specialist Programs at the NSW Department of Education. UpstART23 comprises of a diverse range of artworks, including experimental and creative approaches in painting, ceramics, mixed media, photography and sculpture. This is a ‘must-see’ exhibition of artworks by young artists, presented by the Cowra Regional Art Gallery in association with high schools in the Central West.

A special opening and award presentation will take place at the Gallery on Saturday 25 November from 2pm, admission is free. Guest speaker, Cr Paul Smith, Deputy Mayor, Cowra Shire Council, will open the exhibition, which will include the presentation of the upstART23 Award.

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