Mandurah Baptist College has proud legacy with Youth Art exhibition


Artist Helen Coleman takes an art class at Mandurah Baptist College.
Artist Helen Coleman takes an art class at Mandurah Baptist College.

A PROGRAM that provides students with a forum in which to express their ambitions and apprehensions in relation to their future is in its 18th year.

The 2016 Youth Art Perspective in September will be the 18th youth art exhibition to be held at Mandurah Art Gallery since 1998 and is presented by Mandurah Performing Arts Centre and Alcoa of Australia.

The exhibition has been coordinated by artist Linda Jones and includes painting, sculpture, printmaking, digital works and new media.

A feature of the exhibition is a series of collaborative works between students and professional artists Carol Nicolson and Helen Coleman, with the intention of showcasing the diverse works being made by emerging young artists in the region.

Schools involved include Pinjarra Senior High School, Frederick Irwin Anglican School, John Tonkin College, Halls Head Community College, Mandurah Catholic College, Coodanup Community College, Foundation Christian College, Mandurah Baptist College and Halls Head Community Collage

Made possible through the support of Alcoa Australia and Jackson’s Drawing Supplies, the exhibition opens on Friday, September 16, at 1pm and runs until October 8.