Multiple prizes won by Mod students at the 17th Annual Atwell Youth Art Awards 2019
Perth Modern School Visual Art students were extremely well represented at the 17th Annual Atwell Youth Art Awards and Exhibition held at the Atwell Arts Centre. The exhibition comprised of a total of 242 artworks from 15 schools ranging from Years 7 – 12. The Youth Art awards is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to showcase their talents and have their work exhibited in a gallery space. This year many of our students were recognised for their work with prizes in a number of categories. The Perth Modern School’s Art Department won the School Art Department Award Prize for the second year in a row.
Year 8 Collaborative Art Award: Mila Arthur, Neha Joshi, Riley Smith, Mitchell Morris, Chau Tran and Sachi Elliott for Protector Creatures.
Year 9 Overall Winner: Keira Cullen, Self Portrait with Skull
Year 9 Thelma Cluning’s Prize- Drawing as an Art Form: Keira Cullen, Amalina Gosper, Nikeeta Ladouce, Helena Phillips, Yuika Sato and Sithuli Suraweera for set of pastel portrait drawings.
The Dr John Raven Prize Award for Artistic Merit: Year 10 Angela Deng, The Spring of Creativity
Year 10 Drawing Award: Bridie Dempster, Gail
Year 11 Drawing Award: Conor Stephens, Songs of the Past
Textile Award: Izabella Bird, What was I Wearing (Why does it Matter?)
School Art Department Award: Perth Modern School
Other students that exhibited:
Year 10 : Thomas Hunt, Emily Rose Lochore, Matilda Takacs and Reka Balogh
Year 11: Charlotte Ryall
Year 12: Victoria Henderson, Lucinda Thai Letran and Savanna Kileff