The Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture 2020 is now open for submission. There is a specific Youth Prize. The judges will be looking for sculptures which have been inspired by the human form. Representational as well as abstract, innovative and contemporary interpretations are welcome. There are no restrictions on medium.

Open to Australian residents 16 years and over. Entries close 22 November 2019

Heidi Jackson
Visual Arts Teacher



You are warmly invited to attend an exhibition of co-curricular artwork in JF1 until Thursday 5 September.

Black and white photographs made in the darkroom by students from Years 9 to 11 and drawings made by students from Years 7 to 11 will be on display. For the first time the exhibition will also include drawings made by the dedicated teachers who have attended drawing class each Wednesday from the beginning of the year.

Darkroom photography is taught by Ian Lever and drawing by SCEGGS Old Girl Lilli Stromland (Class of 2012).

JF1 will be open from 8am to 4pm every school day until 4pm Thursday 5 September.

Art Chloe contos

Art claudia leonard

Art samantha Klein

Art Madame malmoux

Katrina Collins
Head of Visual Arts



From Saturday 3 August until Sunday 11 August, the six Secondary school Visual Art teachers, Kylie Brennan, Cheryl Collier, Katrina Collins, Louisa Dawson, Heidi Jackson and Anita Tesoriero are exhibiting at Gallery Ten Forty Six in Botany.

We are celebrating our many happy years of working as a team with this, our fourth show together.

It is a great opportunity for our students to see the professional art practice of their teachers and we warmly invite you all to attend.

The staff will be minding the exhibition over both weekends and there are opening and closing drinks at which all six of us will be present. Please drop in for a visit and a chat.

See the flyer below for gallery hours.

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Our commission will be donated to Let's Build a School in Cambodia.

Semester 2 Co-curricular art class
Co-Curricular drawing and photography begin in the week of 29 July.
Students wishing to attend drawing on Mondays or Tuesdays or Darkroom Photography on Tuesdays or Thursdays must complete the note found on Cognito and return it to by this tomorrow.



  Katrina Collins
Head of Visual Arts





Darkroom Photography classes with Ian Lever will be running for Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in JF3 from 3.15pm until 4.45 pm. Students will need a manual 35mm camera.


Drawing classes with Lillie Stromland will be running for Years 7-12 after school on Mondays and Tuesdays in JF4 from 3:15 until 4:15. All materials will be provided.

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Classes will start in week 2, the week beginning Monday 29 July and run until the last week of Term IV.

Could you please sign the note saved in Cognito under Co-curricular Classes, and email the signed note to Michaela Gleave in the Art Department by Friday 26 July.

Class sizes are limited and priority will be given to the first students to return their notes.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

  Katrina Collins
Head of Visual Arts





Term IV - Week 8

Photograph of the Week

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Zoe Moutsopoulos
Year 8


Drawing of the Week

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Elenarose Plaister
Year 10