ArtRage is back at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Inveresk | Examiner


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ArtRage is back at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Inveresk, showcasing over 100 works by students from 25 schools across the state. Now in its 27th year, the annual exhibition focuses on creative students and offers the opportunity to showcase their work in an iconic Tasmanian gallery. The exhibition features a range of mediums including sculpture, video animation, photography and printmaking. Thomas Wickham, grammar student at Launceston Church, showcases his trio of ink sketches in the exhibit. Entitled Run, Quads and Windmill, the works demonstrate Thomas’ love for art and running. “I’m a runner and every week I run for miles around town,” he said. READ MORE: Dream flight comes true for 96-year-old Air Force veteran “Running gives me energy and I’ve been interested in art since I was young. Older , I started doing full body sketches. These works show me doing a series of stretches with ink splatters. “Ink represents energy in my work.” As a supporter. longtime ArtRage deputy mayor of the city of Launceston Danny Gibson has said ArtRage is a highlight of Launceston’s annual exhibition calendar. “ArtRage plays an important role in nurturing many student artists. budding in the 11’s and 12’s across Tasmania, “Cr Gibson said.” For many, this plays a central role in showcasing their creations in a public forum for the first time. “The Creative Arts General Manager and cultural services, Shane Fitzgerald, said ArtRage offered a ramp he invaluable launch for student artists across the state. READ MORE: Two more COVID cases recorded in Tasmania ‘We are passionate about what ArtRage offers Tasmanian students every year. This not only provides the opportunity for personal expression, but also the ability to exhibit works to audiences statewide, ”said Mr. Fitzgerald. “The ArtRage 2021/22 exhibit offers a dynamic and enriching insight into the minds of students across Tasmania and is guaranteed to provide an immersive experience for all ages.” ArtRage is expected to travel statewide in 2022 to visit communities across Tasmania. ArtRage is on display at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery in Royal Park from December 19, 2021 to April 19, 2022. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: Follow us on Google News: The Examiner

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