The art of a daughter's love

18/9/2017
Chantelle Que
Chantelle Que's winning painting

St Mark’s College student Chantelle Que has won a category in the Young Archie awards for her beautiful portrait of her mother.

The Archie awards are a prestigious portrait competition for kids under 18 and is run by The Art Gallery of NSW and in parallel to The Archibald.

The gallery receives hundreds of entrants each year and teachers at St Mark’s were excited to see Chantelle's work make it through to the finals in the 16-18 years' section.

Chantelle said she was very blessed to have such a supportive and selfless mother. 

“She has never failed to be by my side, even if it meant being woken up at 3am on a work day,” she said. 

“I am very thankful to be able to say that I have a mother who shows endless belief and support in everything I do. She was the first person to fuel my interest in creating by enrolling me in art classes. 

“I decided to paint a portrait of her to show my gratitude for all her sacrifices and the guidance that has ensured the best for me.”
Posted By CathEd Parra at 18/09/2017 12:45:11 PM
 
   
  
 

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