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‘Exciting, diverse and interesting’ student art on show

ARTEXPRESS, the dynamic selection of works from the 2011 NSW Higher School Certificate, will be closing at Wollongong City Gallery on August 19.

Wollongong City Gallery Coordinator John Monteleone said ARTEXPRESS represents the diverse works from young students from the state.

“These are exciting, diverse and interesting works from students who were sitting for their HSC in 2011,” Mr Monteleone said.

“This exhibition also shows the creativity in the city and region with 15 students from the Illawarra and South Coast included in this exhibition.”

The works represent a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media including painting, photomedia, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, documented forms, textiles and fibre, ceramics, time-based forms and collections of works.

For more information you can visit the Gallery’s website at http://www.wollongongcitygallery.com/exhibitions/Pages/ARTEXPRESS2012.aspx or you can call (02) 4227 7111.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

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