Create Wollondilly 2033 Art Competition

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Create Wollondilly 2033 Art Competition

Posted on: 10.02.2017

The winners of the Create Wollondilly 2033 Art Competition have been announced with Chloe Spanos taking first place in the “15 Years and Under” category and Karen Burgess winning the “16 Years and Older” category. The focus of the art competition was for entrants to create a piece of art which represented their wish for the future of Wollondilly.

Judging all the categories were Mayor Cr Judith Hannan, Cr Michael Banasik and local artist Freya Jobbins.

Mayor, Cr Judith Hannan said “Council received a number of high calibre entries in the competition. All the entries have given us a valuable insight into what people would like Wollondilly to look like in 2033 this information and will help inform our long term planning.”

“It was great to see how much local talent we have in Wollondilly”

The winners for each category include:

‘15 years and under’ Age Category

Highly Commended: Ha Eun Jung for his ‘Untitled’ art work. Ha Eun displayed great design and drawing skills in his entry of a topographical display of a town.

2nd Place: Brodie Spanos for his artwork ‘The Trees of Wollondilly.’ The concept of the artwork is an important issue in Wollondilly and the intricate black and white detailing within the artwork Brodie produced showed great skill, creativity and attention to detail.

1st Place: Chloe Spanos for her artwork ‘Branching Out.’ Chloe’s artwork was such an original concept that showed brilliant thought and initiative, and looked at encompassing the old with the new in Wollondilly into the future. The effort that went into creating Chloe’s sculpture was extremely impressive and the 1st place award was well deserved.

‘16 years and older’ Age Category

2nd Place:  Els Dirickx for her artwork titled ‘Rural Retreat.’ Els artwork was visually beautiful and represented what Wollondilly could look like in the future with farms looking over houses.

1st Place: Karen Burgess for her artwork titled ‘Balance.’ Karen’s photograph and artwork description represents the ‘real deal’ in Wollondilly. It is what we see each day in Wollondilly and value.

For more information on the competition, or to request an interview with one of the winners contact Council’s Communication team on 4677 9644.