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MEDIA RELEASE - VCE exhibition set to showcase artists of tomorrow

5 October 2017

The work of the region’s young and budding artists will be showcased in an upcoming exhibition at the Portland Arts Centre.

The Portland Arts Centre will once again host the annual VCE Exhibition, offering local VCE students the chance to display their pieces in a professional setting.

An opening event will take place on Tuesday 17 October from 5:30pm to officially unveil the collection for viewing to the general public.

Glenelg Shire Council Arts and Culture Manager Susie Lyons said the exhibition was a staple on the Arts Centre events calendar and welcomed it back again for another year.

“The Portland Arts Centre is pleased to once again host the VCE Exhibition; this event is a unique chance for art students from all corners of the shire to come together and celebrate the love of art,” she said.

“The exhibition will include work from art and studio art students from Bayview College, Portland Secondary College, Heywood and District Secondary College and Casterton Secondary College.”

Ms Lyons also commended the quality of the submissions received for the exhibition.

“The exhibition is always notable for the impressive nature of the artwork and for the diversity of the subject matter and media on display. This year has proved to be once again be no different,” she said.

“I encourage all community members to take the time to come along and see the creative talent of our region’s future artists.”

To register your attendance for the VCE Exhibition Official Opening event please contact the Portland Arts Centre by calling 5522 2263 or emailing

The exhibition will be on display from the 17 October – 10 November 2017.

For further information on the VCE Exhibition, or future exhibitions at the Portland Arts Centre, please visit: .

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