We are proud to announce that Art Box Workshops students are finalists in the 2019 NSW Threatened Species Art Competition.
Congratulations to our Tuesday and Thursday Are Club students for the two collaborative artworks, “The cool Owls of Sydney” (powerful Owl) and “Brolga Gathering on Limited Wetlands”. They were selected finalists from well over a thousand entries from public schools and private art school in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and South Australia.
The selected artworks will be on a travelling exhibition at the Botanical Gardens Sydney, Botanical Gardens Canberra and Botanical Gardens South Australia. The exhibition tour will start in Sydney on the 7th September 2019 (National threatened species day) with hundreds of people visiting the gardens each spring the children’s artworks will bring awareness to the endangered species of Australia.
Art Box Workshops students have had the privilege of being awarded prizes in this art competition for the past three years.
Highly Commended; Group work, “The Woma Seeks Critical Shelter” by 8 – 12-year-old students. Finalist; Group work, Turquoise Parrot Flying for their lives by 6 – 8-year-old students and finalist; Individual work, “Turquoise Parrot Flying for Their Lives” by a 6 – 7-year-old student.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to the elders past, present and emerging. I respect and learn from the ways they relate to and work with the land, natural resources, music and art.