Melbourne Specialist International School Art Exhibition
32 kids with special needs will auction their paintings to raise funds for a vocational training hub.
This training hub is going to be set up for the older youths with special educational needs or disabilities such as cognitive impairment and developmental disabilities.
Additional funds will be donated to the Special Olympics Singapore.
Young artists are from MSIS
The school has a distinctive model for teaching
Education, therapy and well-being
Artistic journey of a special needs child
Each painting represents the artistic journey of these little artists.
The artists express their thoughts and feelings through vibrant colours and a unique art technique.
It's also a platform where they can voice out their unspoken motivation to help themselves and fellow special needs peers.
First of the many fundraising events
This art exhibition will be the first of many fundraising events for this cause.
Keep on clicking Next to check out some of the artworks that were done by these children.
Artworks portray the dangers faced by sea creatures
The sea animals in the artworks depicts issues such as being caught in nets left behind by fishing trawlers.
The kids were inspired by the Australian aborigine art form, Ghost Net art.
The need to protect the environment
Depicts every aspects of ocean life
Using acrylic paints and recycled materials, these artworks represent the details of marine life.
Also, the paintings are overlaid with real fishing nets!
These nets are nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen.
Ghost nets can entangle sea animals which restricts them from moving. It can then cause starvation, laceration, infection and suffocation.
Be inspired by these paintings today
Information on the art exhibition:
Address: Pantry Cookery School at 75E Loewen Road, Singapore 248853
Tel: 6634 8891
Dates: 29 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm (public viewing)
Photo credit: Melbourne Specialist International School
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