A Central Vision opens at Regional Gallery

One of the works from local studentsOne of the works from local students

A Central Vision, an exhibition showcasing talented high school artists, opened at Gosford Regional Gallery on Saturday, March 25.

The work of students from 19 Central Coast secondary schools is being displayed at the annual exhibition, which features a wide range of art forms, including paint, drawing, textiles, sculpture, ceramics and photography. Council Administrator, Mr Ian Reynolds, said the exhibition showcased some inspiring art.

“A Central Vision is a great partnership between Council and Central Coast schools, and we are thrilled to exhibit so many outstanding works by many budding young artists,” Mr Reynolds said. Ms Wendy Mortimer, Head Teacher, Creative and Performing Arts at Gosford High said “A Central Vision was a wonderful opportunity for students to have their works exhibited and acknowledged in a professional environment.

“We have many very talented young artists in our secondary schools and will be presenting certifi cates of recognition and prizes sponsored by local business at the opening event,” Ms Mortimer said. Secondary schools taking part in A Central Vision, a program which has been running since 2001, include: Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College; Tuggerah Lakes Senior College; Brisbane Waters Senior College; Brisbane Waters Secondary College; Wadalba Community School; and Erina, Girrakool, Gorokan, Gosford, Henry Kendall, Kincumber, Lake Munmorah, Lisarow, Narara Valley, Northlakes, Terrigal, Wyong and Kariong Mountains High Schools. The project is a joint initiative with Gosford Regional Gallery and NSW Department of Education.

Source: Media release, Mar 23, 2017 Central Coast Council Media