by Isla Huffadine

Celebrate Art Awards

Great news for Georgie Jessop who was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the Otago Polytechnic Celebrate Art Competition, and... to Charlotte Reveley who was awarded the overall winner! This is an amazing achievement and Charlotte will receive a Scholarship as part of her award. Well done girls!

Image by: Isla Huffadine
Image by: Isla Huffadine

The following excerpt is from the Otago Polytechnic News - read more here.

"This year’s overall winner is Charlotte Reveley, a year-13 student at St Hilda’s Collegiate, who receives a scholarship to cover fees for the first semester of a second-year programme within Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin School of Art.

Her work, Vol 8, appears at first glance to reference a magazine cover with touches of surrealism and automatic drawing.

“With further examination, it begins to suggest a therapist’s doodling as they try to tap into the unconsciousness of their patient,” the judges note.

“Extending beyond the confines of a traditional frame, Vol 8 is rendered on discarded medical manila folders with bold strokes and an unencumbered palette. Offering up both an outward and inward view of the self, the three works teeter on the edge of the metal, extending the feeling of unease for the viewer.”

Congratulations to both Charlotte and Georgie.