At the close of 2020, Christine McMillan, Art and Health Coordinator with the Western NSW Local Health District and Arts OutWest, called for artwork from Trundle school students to be elected for long-term exhibition in Trundle’s local health facility.

Students from both Trundle schools created a fine range of artworks around the theme of ‘Joy’, with an understanding that their audience are people who are visiting the hospital with acute health problems, people who live within the nursing home and hostel sections of the health service, staff who work at the service, and people visiting their loved ones in the facility.

Students have produced some beautiful artworks, and recently twelve of the artworks were selected by three judges: professional artist, Deb Jones; Parkes Shire Council Cultural Coordinator, Keryn Jones, and Christine McMillan. After making some difficult decisions from such a great range of works, the judges selected the paintings that will be exhibited at the Health Service for the next twelve months.

Christine hung these selected works at the health service building this past week, and the remaining artworks will be then exhibited at the large room at the Trundle Foodstore, so that all community members will be able to view these happy creations.

A huge thank you to all the students for these beautiful gifts, and to teachers Kim Williams, Casey Maguire and Pam Burke for their time and effort in working with the students to get these artworks completed.

Source: Trundle Central School’s Newsletter.

School students from Trundle created amazing artworks on the theme of “Joy” in Term 4 last year, for a selection to be exhibited at the Trundle Health Service for the next 12 months. Deb Jones, Keryn Jones and Christine McMillan recently chose 12 artworks to be hung at the Trundle MPS.

Congratulations to the following students whose artworks were selected:

Kaleb Stephenson – St Patrick’s School
Isabella Skipworth – St Patrick’s School
Tyson Stephenson – St Patrick’s School
Lachlan Skipworth – St Patrick’s School
Meila Jones – Trundle Central School
Lily Kirk – Trundle Central School
Joshua Lynn – Trundle Central School
Shaniqua Money – Trundle Central School
Alice Bridger – Trundle Central School
Narella Thornton-McKellar – Trundle Central School
Bradley Timbrell – Trundle Central School
Cameron Whalen – Trundle Central School

Congratulations to these creative students for their beautiful artworks, which can be now viewed at the Trundle Multipurpose Health Service. The remaining magnificent creations will be exhibited at the Trundle Foodstore Shop for community members to view and enjoy.

Thanks to the students, and their teachers, Kim Williams, Pam Burke and Casey Maguire, for their inspiration, time and effort with these artworks.

Thank you to Christine McMillan for coordinating this project for the improvement in people’s health outcomes.

Source and Image Credit: Trundle Central School’s Newsletter.

Image Credit: St Patrick’s Parish School Trundle.

Image Credit: St Patrick’s Parish School Trundle.

Last Updated: 07/04/2021By

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