Guardian Wolf wins Student Sculpture competition

A ceramic, anthropomorphic wolf by a Year 12 Batemans Bay High School student is the winner of the very first Student Sculpture Exhibition. Entitled “Guardian Wolf” by Amanda Mohr, the artwork will be featured, along with 43 other pieces, in a Student Sculpture Walk in Batemans Bay’s CBD from August 20 until September 2.

Above: Year 12 Batemans Bay High School student Amanda Mohr is the winner of the very first Student Sculpture Exhibition.Pictured here with her work titled “Guardian Wolf”. Maps, available inside businesses who have agreed to display student sculptures, will lead art lovers along a trail that will delight, challenge and entertain. The event is being held in conjunction with Sculpture on Clyde which begins on August 25 and runs until September 2 at two venues: the heritage Francis Guy building at 5 Clyde Street and the spectacular Willinga Park, Bawley Point.Sculpture Walkers can also vote for Best Display and Best Student Sculpture in each business with a sculpture on exhibition. A special guest judge, however, has given her verdict and Amanda Mohr was presented with a $100 voucher from the Starfish Deli. She has also won a sculpture for her school which will be selected after the Sculpture on Clyde exhibition. Last year’s Sculpture on Clyde Emerging Artist award winner, Pascale Hattwell, carefully examined the student sculptures and assessed them according to the criteria of proportion, creativity, expression of emotion, meaning, complexity, form and composition. "The Guardian Wolf is a very intricate sculpture, well executed with contrast in colour and textures,” she said. “The quality of work of all the students was very impressive and I cannot wait to see more in the future. "The Highly Commended artists were: Ruby Fuller, St Peter’s Anglican College for Beautiful Sushi Archie Hadley, Carroll College for Wrapped Bricks Patrick Eberle, St Peter’s College for Loaded Gun Liana Verdouw, St Peter’s Anglican College for The Sambo The Sculpture on Clyde committee congratulates all the students on their work and the way they have challenged our thinking through their work.

Above: Student Sculpture Walk within the CBD. Pick up a map and follow the trail

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