P&F Update

The Radford College Parents & Friends Association held the 39th Artshow@Radford on Friday, 19 May to Sunday, 21 May 2023. The exhibit was a success, with hundreds of external and student artists displaying and selling beautiful pieces of artwork.

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Artshow. A special thanks to Artshow Curator Camelia Smith, who always ensures that the exhibit looks and flows beautifully with the various artwork.

Thank you to Russell Storer who is Head Curator of International Art at the National Gallery of Australia. Russell was our judge this year and had the challenge of reviewing close to 500 works to award the following prizes:

  • Radford Collegians, Jonquil Mackey Award – First Prize – Sukhvinder Saggu, Still Life with Vase
  • Perm-a-Pleat, Highly Commended – Jodie Munday, Road Less Travelled
  • Radford Foundation, Emerging Artist – Archer Holt (Year 9 student), The Great Disgorge

People's Choice:

  • Winner – Andrew Smith, Blue Lake
  • Runner Up – Archer Holt, The Great Disgorge

Junior and Senior Student Awards:

  • Parents & Friends Junior Artist Winner – Grayson Szigetvari, Lurking
  • Eckerley’s Junior Artist Runner Up – Ivy Jin, The Dragon
  • Parents & Friends Senior Artist Winner – Ally Roberts, Transform
  • Eckerley’s Senior Artist Runner Up – Eloise Flynn, Showing Skin

This event would not be possible without our supporters: Radford Collegians, Perm-a-Pleat, Radford Foundation, Eckerley’s Art & Craft, Barton Grocer, Qote, Four Winds Vineyard, Nick O’Leary Wines, art teachers in both the Secondary and Junior School, service-learning students, the music department and talented music students, facilities team and our wonderful group of parent volunteers.