Our Young Artists Are Celebrated at the 2017 Christmas Story Art Exhibition

News | Our Young Artists Are Celebrated at the 2017 Christmas Story Art Exhibition

Posted 18 September 2017 by Catholic Education in News

The Stage 3 Christmas Story Art competition and exhibition provides an opportunity for our Diocese of Wollongong students to reflect upon their understanding and interpretation of the Scripture of Advent and Christmas. 

Last Thursday, more than 50 young artists gathered together with family, teachers and other Catholic Education staff, to celebrate the opening of this special event at the Wollongong City Art Gallery.  

At the opening, twelve finalists were announced (six from Year 6 and five from Year 5). The artworks of these students were selected to be included in the Sydney Diocese Christmas Story competition and exhibition that opens on the first Sunday of Advent at St Mary’s Cathedral Crypt, Sydney.  

Special congratulations to these students who received the following awards:

Year 6 Finalists 

Annie White, St Thomas Aquinas Bowral 
Zoe Wegener, St Paul's Camden
Abbey Clancy, St Paul’s Camden
Ilaria Ramirez, St Columbkille’s Corrimal
Isabelle Van Akker, St Joseph’s Bulli
Anja Huisman, St Pius X, Unanderra

Year 5 finalists

Bronte Herft, Ss Peter and Paul Kiama
Belle Lochrin, St Michael's Nowra
Lola Lochrin, St Michael's Nowra
Sydney Turner, St Columbkille’s Corrimal
Joel Collins, St Paul’s Camden

The Bishop's Choice Award

Lola Lochrin, St Michael's Catholic Primary School Nowra

See Lola's artwork "The Visitation of the Magi"

The Director's Christmas Story Award

Bronte Herft, Ss Peter and Paul Kiama

See Bronte's Artwork "Journey to Bethlehem: When it began"

CatholicCare “Star of Hope” award

Ilaria Ramirez, St Columbkille’s Corrimal

See Ilaria's artwork "Yes"


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