The Trinity Anglican College Art Exhibition and Acquisitive Art Award was a highlight of the College social calendar. More than 200 people turned out to join in the fun, view the artwork and witness the unveiling of the winners.

The $2500 WAW Acquisitive Art Award was won by Ken Raff for Nearly All That We Are, No 146, a magnificent sculpture that is now taking pride of place in the College front office foyer. Highly commended in that category were: Catherine Stewart for Indigo Swamp, No 170 and Kate Gorman for Sea Mist, No 30.

Winner of the Commercial Club Regional Artist Award was Glenys Baxter, for Willie Creek Saltpan, No. 2. Highly commended in the Regional Artist category were Nancy Sluga for Ascension, No. 157 and Alison Percy for Late Autumn Sunset, Mount Beauty,  No. 135. And the winner of the Albury Picture Framers Small Space Award: Terri Friesen – for Bushwalk, No. 28.

Our wonderful Feature Artist Charles Sluga worked with students during the week leading up to the art exhibition and many people also enjoyed his artist’s talk on the Saturday.

We had lots of great prizes in our raffle and the winners were notified earlier this week, but in case you wondered, here are the lucky six: Too Cool for Summer, a Limited Edition print by Charles Sluga – Prue Pfahlert. Skincare hamper from  byCeleste – Fiona Watson. Trial Flight from Riverina Aviation College –  Luke Arcus. Ross Griffin won the voucher from Kathy Jacobs Hair & Beauty, Isabel Spencer won the coffee vouchers and Keep Cup from Thurgoona Baker and Trinity Anglican College and Adele Wandel won the bakery voucher from Thurgoona Bakery. Congratulations to all.

There are many sponsors to thank. Our major sponsors were Kell Moore and WAW. Supporting Sponsors were Albury Picture Framers, Commercial Club, Evans Shoes, Freedom, Gardens Compounding Pharmacy, Marshall Batteries, Quantum Print Services, Ruth Trevaskis Photography, Satch & Co, The Border Mail.

Our exclusive food sponsor was Ebden and Olive and our exclusive wine sponsor was Pfeiffer Wines.

Our performing arts students entertained the audience all night and it was great listening to them and noting how many talented students we have at the College.