Whangarei is a city full of creative talent, and we were delighted to support this event - themed on the artist, Hundertwasser.
|The gathered crowd at the Town Basin|
Hundertwasser is an artist we study regularly at Mairtown. In a blog post I wrote back in November last year I stated:
'An artist the children at Mairtown are very familiar with is that of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Hundertwasser tends to appeal to children, he uses a lot of bright colours, often leaving no hint of the white paper he began with. He also represents many aspects of his work, in an almost child like manner (for instance his lollipop trees) and as the children of Mairtown know, Hundertwasser was not a believer in straight lines. These factors make him a natural choice to study and to use as a provocation for the children to create their own Hundertwasser inspired pieces'
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|The winning recipients of the art competition|
After the parade had walked through Whangarei (there was lots of music playing and people in fancy dress) everyone gathered at the town basin to hear the results of the art competition. Mairtown kindergarten is very proud of all our entrants, but really delighted and pleased for Sharlotte who won the best art piece based on the work of Hundertwasser in the preschool section.
|Sharlotte (right) collects her prize|
Well done Sharlotte, your work was amazing and we are all so very happy for you J
|Yvette (Sharlotte's mum), Sharlotte and me (Christine)|
“As the sun colours flowers, so does art colour life”
|Charlotte's winning piece|
Until next time,