Mazenod College: great artistic depth and talent on show


Ronan Lane, Barbara George and Ross Potter will exhibit their work at Mazenod College.
Ronan Lane, Barbara George and Ross Potter will exhibit their work at Mazenod College.

THE 23rd Annual Fine Art Exhibition and Sale will be held at Mazenod College from August 26 to 28.

This year’s exhibition will feature works by acclaimed artists Ronan Lane, Barbara George and Ross Potter, along with many other artists working in different mediums.

There will be artworks on display including paintings, sculpture, pottery, photography and glass work.

Student artwork will be offered for sale, ranging from jarrah hall tables to metal sculptures.

Lane is an Irish-born painter who is now based in Perth after immigrating three years ago.

He has exhibited in Ireland, Netherlands, Germany and more recently Fremantle and Kalamunda.

He studied at the Cork Institute of Technology and Crawford College of Art and Design in Cork in Ireland.

George is a local Hills resident who from a very young age had a passion for art.

She attended Kalamunda Senior High School and was part of the special arts program, where she was introduced to a variety of mediums, including pottery.

After working in a traditional career, nursing, George enrolled in a pottery course at Kalamunda Learning Centre, where she acquired her skill, knowledge and enthusiasm from Sylvia Tee.

George’s pottery ranges from sculpture to tableware and many of her pieces include pit-fired works, hand building and wheel throwing techniques.

Potter moved from Brisbane to Fremantle in 2007 and fell in love with Fremantle.

He uses pencil and graphite on archival paper.

Ross has exhibited and sold work at the Midland Junction Art Awards, Swan Art Awards and Vasse Art Awards, as well as solo.

Potter exhibited at The Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle as part of the 2013 Fremantle Heritage Festival.

The exhibition will open on Friday, August 26, at 7.30pm, and will include a champagne supper.

The exhibition will continue Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 3pm.

Entry is $2 and morning or afternoon tea is available for a gold coin donation.

Tickets for the opening night are available through trybooking (www.trybooking .com/LZKQ) or at the door for $30 per person.

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