Art portfolios created by four Otago secondary school artists
last year have been selected to tour New Zealand in the 2014
Top Art Exhibition.
The annual touring exhibition features a selection of the
NCEA level 3 visual art portfolios from 2013 which achieved
Five streams are covered: design, painting, photography,
printmaking and sculpture.
Included in the exhibition are photographs by St Hilda's
Collegiate School pupil Estelle Dippie, who received a Top
Subject Scholarship; former St Hilda's Collegiate pupil Kate
McDonald, who received an Outstanding Scholarship; former
Wakatipu High School pupil Rosa Woods who received an NZQA
Scholarship; and a painting by former Bayfield High School
pupil Sarah Auckram, which was awarded an NZQA Scholarship.
Top Art provides an opportunity for secondary pupils and
teachers to gain an understanding of what is required to
achieve excellence endorsements in NCEA level 3.
It also allows members of the public to see the high quality
of art being created in schools.
The artworks will be on display at the Dunedin School of Art
Gallery (March 31-April 4), Blue Mountain College, Tapanui
(April 7-11), Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill
(April 14-24), Wakatipu High School, Queenstown (May 5-9) and
Waitaki Girls' High School, Oamaru (May 12-16).