See artists in action

George Hayward of Kalamunda at work in his Hayward Studio. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au   d442745
George Hayward of Kalamunda at work in his Hayward Studio. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au d442745

The 21st Mazenod College Art Exhibition and Sale opens tonight (Friday, August 28), with a large cross-section of pieces presented by more than 100 artists.

Recycled and 3D paperwork sculptures will be on display in a collection of works that includes pottery, glassware, and realist and contemporary abstract paintings.

This year�s featured artists are painter Nigel Hewitt and paper sculptor Anne Gee.

Hills artists George Hayward, Felicia Lowe and Ian Dickinson will present the art demonstrations over the weekend.

Hayward, who runs Hayward Studio in Kalamunda with his wife Helen, said he was delighted to participate in the event.

�Helen and I are exhibiting again this year and we were delighted to be asked to demonstrate the use of acrylics,� he said.

Hayward will paint landscapes of local bushwalk scenery from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday.

Realist painter Lowe will demonstrate the use of pastels from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Dickinson will work in oils from 11am to 1pm on Sunday.

Tickets for the champagne and canape opening night are available in advance from the Lesmurdie college office or at the door.

Weekend visitors pay a $2 entry fee that includes tea and homemade cakes, with all the |proceeds donated to the school�s fundraising |appeal.