Mining Bloom takes out overall prize at Iluka Visions

​Wednesday, 17 October 2018

More than 160 people attended the Iluka Visions 2018 Awards Night at BRAG on Friday 11 October to see Liam Harris take out top honours for his series of illustrations.

Liam’s piece titled Mining Bloom – gave insight into the other side of the mining boom and the positive impact it can have in a community.

The Bunbury Catholic College student will take home a $100 voucher and a book as part of his prize.

Winner of the coveted Iluka Prize and a week-long internship at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art was Nina Raper.

This prize also includes a $300 bursary and five nights accommodation in Perth. The Year 12 Manea Senior College student was one of six students who applied for the prestigious award which involved submitting a written application along with a portfolio of work.  

More than 200 works from 15 South West High schools have been on display in the Chapel Gallery at BRAG since 22 September with the exhibition closing on 18 November.

The exhibition includes two and three dimensional works including painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, photography and digital media.

Participating schools include Australind Senior High School, Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School, Bunbury Catholic College, Bunbury Senior High School, College Row School, Manea Senior College and Collie Senior High School.

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