ARTEXPRESS is an annual exhibition featuring a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW. This year a number of students from the Hunter have had their work selected in this years exhibition.
This year’s ARTEXPRESS hopes to provide insights into students’ creativity and the issues important to them.The exhibition encompasses a broad range of approaches and expressive forms, including ceramics, collection of works, documented forms, drawing, graphic design, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and fibre, and time-based forms.
The exhibition will run from 26 Jan – 23 Apr 2017 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Entry is free.
Below you’ll find a look at three students from the local area, who have all had their works featured in this year’s exhibition.
St Philip’s Christian College, Port Stephens
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Chloe’s work explores the physical and metaphysical bonds that have existed within the context of a ‘progressive’ society since the Industrial Revolution.
Warners Bay High School
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Alex’s work relates to the transient state between adulthood and childhood. The infinite capacities of the blur in the photographs remove specificity of place and time.
Newcastle High School
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Max ‘s work is an exploration that combines the ocean, as an ever-changing force, with time, as an abstract concept.