Girton Grammar School’s Annual Art Exhibition Becomes an Outdoor Event | Bendigo Advertiser

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Girton Grammar Junior School’s annual art exhibition will be an outdoor event this year, with student artwork on display on the outer perimeter of its Junior School campus on November 29. The display of student artwork outside was originally intended to meet COVID-19 restrictions, but the school decided to continue doing so in order to keep the event cool. Junior School art teacher Nic James, who has run the exhibition for over 20 years, said the idea has grown into something bigger, and now students are delighted passers-by are seeing their art. in an outdoor art exhibition. More News: Border bubbles burst, permits abandoned in Victoria “We worked so hard during distance learning to keep the inner artist alive in every young student.” Although it’s nice to view student works through the screen and take virtual tours of art galleries, it is a pleasure to display student works to friends and family in a real exhibition. With an exhibition impossible last year, students and teachers are eager to see the public art exhibit this year. Other Stories: “Students love the idea of ​​their artwork spanning Junior School Block, including a prominent display of work in the windows of a housewares store and plumbing store on High. Street, ”Ms. James said. “Each year it is a tradition for our sixth graders to decorate a skateboard, and these be displayed along MacKenzie Street. “On the wooden fence on Don Street there will be a photo of the students’ eyes, so the kids will have fun trying to identify themselves.” From creatures that roam the dessert to aliens in space and creatures in the depths of the ocean, students have represented all kinds of living things based on this year’s theme. More news: Campaspe Shire draft pet management plan for community feedback With around 400 students at Girton Junior School and at least one piece of art from each child on display, it’s said to be one of the largest of its kind in downtown Victoria. “It has been so wonderful to see Grade 6 prep students immersed in the artwork this term,” Ms. James said. “I am extremely proud of the hard work our students demonstrated and their creative visual interpretations of creatures in all of their weird and wonderful forms.” The school would like to thank Reece Plumbing and Make Your House a Home on High Street, who kindly agreed to display the students’ artwork for the exhibition. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:


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