INFINITY GAllery

Showcasing some of the creative talent in regional WA

GALLERY TWO

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS

Celebrating youth getting creative for health + happiness

Welcome to Gallery Two (7 to 12 years) of the 2020 Act-Belong-Commit Young Artist Awards. If you're looking for the 6 Years & Under category, it can be found in Gallery One.

Below you will find individually created works, art projects from schools and pieces made from our Creative @ Home projects by young regional artists between March and July 2020. As part of this year's awards there is $1000 in prizes - a $500 Judge's Award and a $250 People's Choice Award for each category.

We invite you to go through the below exhibition, take note of the entry number for your choice and vote using the form at the bottom of this page. Voting is now closed for this years people's choice.

We hope you enjoy the voice and creations of some of regional WA's creative talent.

Artist name- Lillian van Rooyen, Age 12

Name of painting - Seaside horizon, in acrylic 

About the art- 
I grow up by the sea and I love to watch the changing colours as the sky meets the sea on the horizon. There are so many shades of blues and greens, we have such a beautiful coastline.

Seaside horizon

Lillian van Rooyen, Age 12

I grow up by the sea and I love to watch the changing colours as the sky meets the sea on the horizon. There are so many shades of blues and greens, we have such a beautiful coastline.

Entry number 3

Artist Name - Eloise van Rooyen, Age 7

Title - "Fireworks" in pastels 

About the art -

I love fireworks! They shoot up fast and explode into bright colours and sparkles that make the dark night sky glow. They make me happy and excited.

From- Sunset Beach, Geraldton

FIREWORKS

Eloise van Rooyen, Age 7

I love fireworks! They shoot up fast and explode into bright colours and sparkles that make the dark night sky glow. They make me happy and excited. Fireworks in pastels.

Entry number 32

THE GREAT WAVE

Sonny Cannon, Age: 7

A mixed media piece inspired by Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’.

Entry number 7

Alyssa Cannon, Age: 10, Perenjori
‘Terror at Sea’
This artwork was inspired by Katsushika Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’. You can see Mt Fuji in the background and the fishermen in their boats.

Terror At SEA

Alyssa Cannon, Age 10

This artwork was inspired by Katsushika Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’. You can see Mt Fuji in the background and the fishermen in their boats.

Entry number 5

Hiraani Hitchcock, Age: 11, Perenjori
‘Wicked Wave’
Wicked as in wrongful or wonderful? The pink, purple and blue represent happiness and beauty, while the dark thick black lines show danger. Inspired by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. kelly.cannon@education.wa.edu.au

Wicked Wave

Hiraani Hitchcock, Age 11

Wicked as in wrongful or wonderful? The pink, purple and blue represent happiness and beauty, while the dark thick black lines show danger. Inspired by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.

Entry number 2

Hunter King, Age: 10, Perenjori
‘Great Wave’
For my watercolour piece inspired by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, I used lots of different techniques, some being different directions of lines and flicking my paintbrush to make it look like real water.

Great Wave

Hunter King, Age 10

For my watercolour piece inspired by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, I used lots of different techniques, some being different directions of lines and flicking my paintbrush to make it look like real water.

Entry number 22

Robert Cheekes, Age: 7, Perenjori
‘Wooden Man’
A gesture drawing with shading

WOODEN MAN

Robert Cheekes, Age 7

A gesture drawing with shading

Entry number 14

Cricket player

Edward Egan, Age: 8

Gesture Drawing with shading.

Entry number 9

Lucas Bennett, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Last Soldier’
Saluting his fallen comrades (gesture drawing).

LAST SOLDIER

Lucas Bennett, Age: 9

Saluting his fallen comrades (gesture drawing).

Entry number 10

Sheldon Quartermaine, Age: 10, Perenjori
‘Dunk’
My gesture drawing is of a man dunking a basketball.

DUNK

Sheldon Quartermaine, Age 10

My gesture drawing is of a man dunking a basketball.

Entry number 15

Alisha Bennett, Age: 7, Perenjori
The Nameless Man
Gesture drawing with shading. 
kelly.cannon@education.wa.edu.au

The Nameless Man

Alisha Bennett, Age 7

Gesture drawing with shading.

Entry number 1

Shyla Smith, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘The Shoe’
An observational drawing of a shoe.

THE SHOE

Shyla Smith, Age 8

An observational drawing of a shoe.

Entry number 13

Lachlan Sutherland, Age: 11, Perenjori 
‘The Shoe’
I did this in art and I had the choice of doing this on a watch or a shoe. I had to do it with lots of detail, it is an observational drawing.

Shoe

Lachlan Sutherland, Age 11

I did this in art and I had the choice of doing this on a watch or a shoe. I had to do it with lots of detail, it is an observational drawing.

Entry number 21

Zara Leopold, Age: 7, Perenjori
‘The Leopard Shoe’
An observational drawing of a shoe.

THe LEOPARD SHOE

Zara Leopold, Age 7

An observational drawing of a shoe.

Entry number 8

Ingrid Ryan, Age 10 Three Apples I think my painting is amazing as it really pops out Coorow Primary

Three Apples

Ingrid Ryan, Age 10

I think my painting is amazing as it really pops out.

Entry number 49

Killara Wyatt, Age 10 Ce'Zanne is a still life painter. I choose this picture because I like his paintings , they are very interesting. Coorow Primary

My Appls

Killara Wyatt, Age 10

Ce'Zanne is a still life painter. I choose this picture because I like his paintings , they are very interesting.

Entry number 47

Tyeson Turner Coorow Primary

Three Bad Apples

Tyeson Turner, Age 11

I like my art work because the black plate makes the apples stand out.

Entry number 39

Toby Passamani, Age 10 Coorow Primary

CE' ZANNE's APPLES

Toby Passamani, Age 10

I like the yellow and rose colour from the back

Entry number 41

  Hayley Meyer is 9 Years old and lives at Marchagee. Her painting is based on the work of Cezanne. She used watercolours to paint these apples Coorow Primary

HAYLEY'S Apples

Hayley Meyer, Age 9

My painting is on the work of Ce'zanne. I used watercolours to paint these apples

Entry number 51

Harper Wass, Age 10  The Plate of Apples  I did Ce'zanne's apples, I think I followed the steps well and put in all of my effort      Coorow Primary

The Plate of Apples

Harper Wass, Age 10

I did Ce'zanne's apples, I think I followed the steps well and put in all of my effort

Entry number 52

Abbie Wass, Age 11

My work is a still life art work that shows three apples sitting on a plate on top of a colourful table cloth, a royal gala, a pink lady and a granny smith.This art makes me want to eat some apples!It's based on Ce'zanne's still life.

Now I'm Hungry 

Coorow Primary

NOW I'm HUNGRY

Abbie Wass, Age 11

My work is a still life art work that shows three apples sitting on a plate on top of a colourful table cloth, a royal gala, a pink lady and a granny smith.This art makes me want to eat some apples!It's based on Ce'zanne's still life.

Entry number 59

Artist-  Arlie Pearse

DOB:  18th May 2013

Age: 7y 1m

Title:  Two faces

Description: A Picasso inspired portrait.

School: Dongara DHS

Shire of Irwin

TWO FACES

Arlie Pearse, Age 7

A Picasso inspired portrait.

Entry number 35

Artist-  Sienna Meredith

DOB:  30th July 2012

Age: 7y 11m

Title:  Smart and Happy

Description: A Picasso inspired portrait.

School: Dongara DHS

Shire of Irwin

SMART and HAPPY

Sienna Meredith, Age: 7

A Picasso inspired portrait.

Entry number 34

Hannah Curtin, Age: 11, Perenjori
‘Pet Reflections’
I have entered ‘Pet Reflections’ because I really like the hair and how it shows my 4 prized possessions, my dog and 3 cats in the shades. In my opinion, it is the best piece of art I have ever made.

PET REFLECTIONS

Hannah Curtin, Age 11

I have entered ‘Pet Reflections’ because I really like the hair and how it shows my 4 prized possessions, my dog and 3 cats in the shades. In my opinion, it is the best piece of art I have ever made.

Entry number 24

Harper Cannon, Age: 10, Perenjori
‘Trucking’
I created a portrait of me and the future is seen in the glasses.

TRUCKING

Harper Cannon, Age 10

I created a portrait of me and the future is seen in the glasses.

Entry number 26

Howie Bestry, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘The Water Lines’
A sunset painting created with a horizon line, wavy & straight lines and warm & cool colours.

THE WATER LINES

Howie Bestry, Age 8

A sunset painting created with a horizon line, wavy & straight lines and warm & cool colours.

Entry number 17

Hendrix Hitchcock, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Sunrise’
A sunset painting created with a horizon line, wavy & straight lines and warm & cool colours.

SUNRISE

Hendrix Hitchcock, Age 9

A sunset painting created with a horizon line, wavy & straight lines and warm & cool colours.

Entry number 11

Jordan Cannon, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Loom’
A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage.

LOOM

Jordan Cannon, Age 9

A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage.

Entry number 12

Cooper King, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘The Owl’
A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage.

The Owl

Cooper King, Age 8

A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage.

Entry number 4

Leila Bradford, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘Kangaroo Hopper Collage’
I have entered this kangaroo collage but it’s not only my artwork, I was inspired by Pete Cromer to do my wonderful and majestic piece of artwork.

Kangaroo Hopper Collage

Leila Bradford, Age 8

I have entered this kangaroo collage but it’s not only my artwork, I was inspired by Pete Cromer to do my wonderful and majestic piece of artwork.

Entry number 20

Thomas King, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Dotty the Quokka’
I have entered ‘Dotty the Quokka’, I called it that because it is a dotty quokka. It is inspired by Pete Cromer.

DOTTY THE QUOKKA

Thomas King, Age 9

I have entered ‘Dotty the Quokka’, I called it that because it is a dotty quokka. It is inspired by Pete Cromer.

Entry number 21

Flynn Cannon, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘Matt the Pink & Grey Galah’
A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage

Matt the Pink & Grey Galah

Flynn Cannon, Age 8

A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage

Entry number 16

Poppy Sutherland, Age: 8, Perenjori
‘Moon’
A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage of a Cockatoo.

MOON

Poppy Sutherland, Age: 8, Perenjori

A Pete Cromer-inspired paper collage of a Cockatoo.

Entry number 18

Erin Curtin, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Kangaroo Collage’
I have created a beautiful Pete Cromer-inspired collage. This fantastic creation was extremely fun to do but is also challenging, I am very proud of it. I decided to do lots of bright colours for it to pop out.

Kangaroo Collage

Erin Curtin, Age 9

I have created a beautiful Pete Cromer-inspired collage. This fantastic creation was extremely fun to do but is also challenging, I am very proud of it. I decided to do lots of bright colours for it to pop out.

Entry number 29

Justice Golby, Age: 11, Perenjori
‘Red-tailed Cockatoo Cromer’
I have created a red-tailed cockatoo inspired by Pete Cromer’s collages. This collage was extremely challenging because I couldn’t see my outlines. I’m proud to show my artwork.

Red-Tailed Cockatoo Cromer

Justice Golby, Age 11

I have created a red-tailed cockatoo inspired by Pete Cromer’s collages. This collage was extremely challenging because I couldn’t see my outlines. I’m proud to show my artwork.

Entry number 28

Audrey Egan, Age: 11, Perenjori
‘One colourful Galah’
I have entered this collage because I like colours and my favourite bird is a pink & grey. I got the inspiration from Pete Cromer, I love his artwork. I definitely think this is my best artwork so far.

One Colourful Galah

Audrey Egan, Age 11

I have entered this collage because I like colours and my favourite bird is a pink & grey. I got the inspiration from Pete Cromer, I love his artwork. I definitely think this is my best artwork so far.

Entry number 23

Leilahni Lucas, Age: 9, Perenjori
‘Cockatoo’
I like my art because it is going in the competition.

COCKATOO

Leilahni Lucas, Age 9

I like my art because it is going in the competition.

Entry number 25

Tyler Bestry, Age: 12, Perenjori
‘Mountain Duck’
I created a collage of a mountain duck because I like them.

MOUNTAIN DUCK

Tyler Bestry, Age 12

I created a collage of a mountain duck because I like them.

Entry number 27

Scarlett Biglands Age 11 Shire of Irwin Dongara
“Broken crayons still colour”
Digital art created on the Procreate app. 
I drew this picture because some kids with vitiligo can get bullied from their discoloured skin. 

Dongra High

Broken Crayons Still Colour

Scarlett Biglands, Age 11

Digital art created on the Procreate app.

I drew this picture because some kids with vitiligo can get bullied from their discoloured skin.

Entry number 61

Name: Chloe Rose
Age: 11
Town: Perenjori
Title: Otis
Description: This is our family pet Otis the cow, looking over the fence and sniffing out the crop.johnr.kyliew@yahoo.com.au

OTIS

Chloe Rose, Age: 11

This is our family pet Otis the cow, looking over the fence and sniffing out the crop.

Entry number 6

Peyton Rose, Age: 10, Perenjori
‘Colour Burst’
I have created a two-dimensional name using one-point perspective. It was hard to do it at the start but after it was really fun. I decided to do those colours so they stand out.

Colour Burst

Peyton Rose, Age 10

I have created a two-dimensional name using one-point perspective. It was hard to do it at the start but after it was really fun. I decided to do those colours so they stand out.

Entry number 30

Lilly Shehan      Age 11    Shire of Irwin,  Dongara

‘Health and happiness’

It is good to take care of yourself because there are so many experiences to have in your life.

Dongra High

Health and Happiness

Lilly Shehan, Age 11

It is good to take care of yourself because there are so many experiences to have in your life.

Entry number 63

Here's an entry from my 7yo, 
Alakazamia from Beachlands, Geraldton.

Artwork name: hotdog wings

Description: A little egg lay on a little dragon nest and then the egg poped. The mum said "uurugh" (high pitched tone) and blew out some fire. Up above there was a terradactal saying "caq caq" (also high pitched). The dinosaurs had hot dog wings and strawberry eggs!

emilyrosecurrey@gmail.com

Hot Dog Wings

Alakazamia, Age 7

A little egg lay on a little dragon nest and then the egg popped. The mum said "uurugh" (high pitched tone) and blew out some fire. Up above there was a pterodactyl saying "caq caq" (also high pitched). The dinosaurs had hot dog wings and strawberry eggs!

Entry number 64

Artist: Krista Allen, 11 years old from Geraldton.
This Bin Art piece is called 
'My Weiro Teriyaki'
Krista was inspired by a friend to try painting our wheelie bin to bring some joy and color to our suburb during the Covid19 lockdown. 
This is how she chose to do it!

My Weiro Teriyaki

Krista Allen, Age 11

Krista was inspired by a friend to try painting our wheelie bin to bring some joy and color to our suburb during the Covid19 lockdown. This is how she chose to do it!

Entry number 65

Name: Abbie Doust
Age: 10
Title of Artwork: Messy Monster
Short description of work: Hand and machine sewn textile with up-cycled denim. 
Shire: Carnamah

Messy Monster

Abbie Doust, Age: 10

Hand and machine sewn textile with up-cycled denim.

Entry number 19

Phoebe Boothman 

Age: 

just turned 12 (11 when she created it) 

Name of art: Love 

Description: this journalling art work  is made with mixed media techniques 

Suburb/Town: Moresby in Geraldton

LOVE

Phoebe Boothman, Age 11

This journaling art work is made with mixed media techniques

Entry number 33

Milly Colomb Age 11 Shire of Irwin, Dongara
Mystical Birds
Mystical birds under the starry night sky. 

Dongra High

Mystical Birds

Milly Colomb Age 11

Mystical birds under the starry night sky.

Entry number 62

Samuel Cullen, Age 10 Its a man out in Perth near the beach telling people to stay home Coorow Primary

The COVID SON

Samuel Cullen, Age 10

It's a man out in Perth near the beach telling people to stay home .

Entry number 43

Tom Meyer is 11 years old. He created this artwork named "Son of Covid-19", based on Magritte's "Son of Man", to express his feelings about the coronavirus pandemic. COOROW PRIMARY

SON OF COVID-19

Tom Meyer, Age 11

This artwork named "Son of Covid-19", based on Magritte's "Son of Man", to express my feelings about the coronavirus pandemic.

Entry number 40

Ellie Ryan, Age 10  My favorite part about my work is that I got to design what ever I wanted on his face and I choose toilet paper because everyone was buying it during quarantine.

It's Corona Time Coorow Primary

It's Corona Time

Ellie Ryan, Age 11

My favorite part about my work is that I got to design whatever I wanted on his face and I choose toilet paper because everyone was buying it during quarantine.

Entry number 53

Ceairra Morrison, Age 9 
I liked colouring the picture and writing the words 
The Man in Black
Coorow Primary

The Man In Black

Ceairra Morrison, Age 9

I liked colouring the picture and writing the words

Entry number 55

Noel Morrison, Age 11

I wanted to remind myself about Covid 19 when I am older 

The Covid Express

Coorow Primary

The COvid Express

Noel Morrison, Age 11

I wanted to remind myself about Covid 19 when I am older

Entry number 60

Name and Age: Scarlet Biglands (11 y.o)
Title of work: Cheshire Cat Mixed Media 
Background is washed chalk pastel, cut out cat is self drawn and painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Cheshire Cat Mixed - Scarlet

Scarlet Biglands, Age 11

Background is washed chalk pastel, cut out cat is self drawn and painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Entry number 67

Name and Age: Mia Mckenzie (11 y.o)
Title of work: Cheshire Cat Mixed Media 
Background is applied washed chalk pastel, cut out cat is painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Cheshire Cat - MIA

Mia Mckenzie, Age 11

Background is applied washed chalk pastel, cut out cat is painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Entry number 70


Cheshire Cat - LILLY

Lily De Beaux, Age 7

Background Is watercolour, cut out cat is self drawn and coloured with oil pastel, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Entry number 69

Name and Age: Toby Barron (9 y.o)
Title of work: Cheshire Cat Mixed Media 
Background is water colour, cut out cat is painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Cheshire Cat - TOBY

Toby Barron, Age 9

Background is water colour, cut out cat is painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Entry Number 68

Name and Age: Tahnee Moore (Age 10)
Title of work: Cheshire Cat Mixed Media 
Background is Gellie plate print, cut out cat is self drawn and painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Cheshire Cat Mixed - TAHNEE

Tahnee Moore, Age 10

Background is Gellie plate print, cut out cat is self drawn and painted with acrylic paint, decoration is drawn with permanent texta.

Entry number 66

  Ella Parnham is 10 years old and lives in Coorow. This work is called Sparkle Apple. Ella based her work on Lichtenstein's apples. She used different coloured oil pastels to create this work. Coorow Primary

SPARKLE APPLES

Ella Parnham , Age 10.

Ella based her work on Lichtenstein's apples. She used different coloured oil pastels to create this work.

Entry number 54

Romy Parker, Age 7 What I like about my art is that it has a lot of patterns Coorow Primary

Chicken Divas

Romy Parker, Age 7

What I like about my art is that it has a lot of patterns

Entry number 45

Heidi Smyth, Age 8 Britney Chicken Diva My favorite bit about making this was mixing the colours. Coorow Primary

Britney Chicken Diva

Heidi Smyth, Age 8

My favorite bit about making this was mixing the colours.

Entry number 50

Artist- Jade Wilson

DOB:  7th November 2012

Age: 7y, 7m

Title: Hop-a-long.

Description: Implied texture using paper collage.  Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

School: Dongara DHS

Shire of Irwin

Hop-A-Long

Jade Wilson, Age: 7

Implied texture using paper collage. Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

Entry number 37

Artist- Kimberley Hutchcraft.

DOB:  12th February 1013

Age: 7y, 4m

Title: The Skunk.

Description: Implied texture using paper collage.  Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

School: Dongara DHS

Shire of Irwin

The Skunk

Kimberley Hutchcraft, Age: 7

Implied texture using paper collage. Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

Entry number 38

Artist-  Karis Bamford

DOB:  12th April 2013

Age: 7y, 2m

Title: My Cat.

Description: Implied texture using paper collage.  Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

School: Dongara DHS

Shire of Irwin

My CAT

Karis Bamford, Age: 7

Implied texture using paper collage. Inspired by author and illustrator ‘Eric Carle’.

Entry number 36

Legacy Morrison, Age 7 Burning Flames I like the autumn leaves as it was my best work ever Coorow Primary

Burning Flames

Legacy Morrison, Age 7

I like the autumn leaves as it was my best work ever.

Entry number 46

Annabel Bronickis, Age 8
I make this by tracing a leaf then outlined them and coloured them in, then we coloured the background

Leaves of Autumn
Coorow Primary

Leaves of Autumn

Annabel Bronickis, Age 8

I make this by tracing a leaf then outlined them and coloured them in, then we coloured the background

Entry number 57

Albert Curley, Age 8

I traced the leaves with lead pencil then textered then coloured it with crayon. 

Autumn
Coorow Primary

Autumn

Albert Curley, Age 8

I traced the leaves with lead pencil then textered then coloured it with crayon.

Entry number 58

Joel Meyer is 8 years old and lives in Marchagee. He created this picture of autumn leaves by tracing a stencil, then colouring and rubbing with crayon - Coorow Primary

Marchagee Leaves

Joel Meyer, Age 8

I created this picture of autumn leaves by tracing a stencil, then colouring and rubbing with crayon

Entry number 48

Ava Parnham is 8 years old and  lives in Coorow. This painting of autumn leaves was made by tracing around a stencil, and colouring and rubbing with crayon.
 Coorow Primary

AVA's LEAVES

Ava Parnham, Age 8

This painting of autumn leaves was made by tracing around a stencil, and colouring and rubbing with crayon.

Entry number 56

Tom Ryan, Age 8  Autumn Leaves Coorow Primary

Autumn Leaves 1

Tom Ryan, Age 8

I used crayon on the leaf and traced around a leaf

Entry number 42

Rory Cullen, Age 7  I traced the leaves with a permanent marker Coorow Primary

AUTUMN LEAVES 2

Rory Cullen, Age 7

I traced the leaves with a permanent marker

Entry number 44

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