Primary and Secondary artists showcase depth of talent at the Catholic Arts Angelico Exhibitions.

The 24th Secondary Angelico Exhibition opened on Tuesday evening at a special event at Forrest Centre in the Perth CBD.

Students from 31 schools, from as far north as Broome and Busselton in the south contributed a record 175 entries of outstanding artworks.

Special guests included the Most Reverend Timothy Costelloe, Archbishop of Perth, Dr Tim McDonald, Executive Director Catholic Education Western Australia, key sponsors and special judges.

Twenty one award winners were announced in a number of categories that spanned from years 7-12 including the special Fra Angelico Award and St John of God Health Care Visual Art Scholarship.

Also in attendance, this year were Primary Catholic School Principals, parents and students who were involved in the inaugural Primary Angelico Exhibition, which was from 24 July – 11 August.

The Primary exhibition attracted 119 entries from 23 participating schools and contributed to a most successful inaugural event with an exceptionally high quality of Primary artworks.

Associate Professor Judith Dinham of Curtin University, School of Education announced 9 award winners in the drawing, general two-dimensional, general three-dimensional categories and the Primary Angelico People’s Choice Award.

Congratulations to all primary and secondary award winners.