Melinda Harper has been an artist in resident during 2012 term 3 and 4. Melinda is a renowned abstract painter in Australia. She has work in the collections of numerous public galleries in Australia including The National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Heide Museum of Modern Art, and NSW Art Gallery. She has been working with Year 2 and Year 6 during art lessons. The children from Year 2 have used a variety of mixed media to create individual artworks on rag paper. Year 6 children have been experimenting with collage, printmaking, dyed silk, and paint on canvas boards. These canvas boards will be combined into a collaborative artwork and displayed as a permanent memento of the Year 6 class of 2012 at the Junior School’s Hall.
Artist in Resident 2012 – Melinda Harper