Byron Bay Public School students (from left) Davis Rutter, Shea Mulligan, Sofia Sezer and Arlo Amos-Eakin show off artwork created by students at the school.
Byron Bay Public School students (from left) Davis Rutter, Shea Mulligan, Sofia Sezer and Arlo Amos-Eakin show off artwork created by students at the school. Mireille Merlet-Shaw

Students unveil 'masterpieces'

THE visual arts are especially visible at Byron Bay Public School this week, with its Masterpieces of 2011 exhibition.

Not only will parents be able to have a look at what their little darlings have created individually in the classroom, but they'll get to view the paintings, sculptures and photographs that are the result of a class effort, helped by one or more artistic parents.

The group works - stunning in their quality and variety - will be auctioned tomorrow night, along with other works donated by local artists.

All the works are on display in the school's new library, which sits under three classrooms - fruits of the Labor Government's Building the Education Revolution scheme.

The library's completion will also be celebrated tomorrow.

"We wanted to raise the profile of visual arts, which are a feature of our school," said principal Geoff Spargo.

"I don't think there's a limit to how far we can go with this."



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