Fireworks 2020

8 December 2020 - 17 January 2021

Art and design by emerging young creatives

This exhibition could also be seen via the online catalogue.

Incinerator Gallery’s Fireworks exhibition is Moonee Valley’s annual art and design award for Years 11 and 12 students who live, work or study in Moonee Valley.

Fireworks 2020 now aligns with the end of the school year to mark students’ massive achievements in art and design, and send the year off with a community exhibition celebration. 

Our judging panel comprises two highly regarded Victorian art educators and advocates; Francine Sculli artist and educator, Social Justice Art and Gallery Sketchers facilitator and David Menzies, local artist and National Gallery Victoria educator.

The Gallery received an amazing 60 submissions for Fireworks, as these were shortlisted to 38 young artists and designers to make our 2020 shortlist.

Shortlisted artists in 2020 were eligible for one of the five prizes to be awarded at the exhibition opening and awards presentation.

Winners were:

The $500 Fireworks Art Award – Claudia Vendramini
The $500 Fireworks Design Award – Lucy Nelson
The $200 Mayoral Award for Excellence in Art – Lucas Marston
The $200 Mayoral Award for Excellence in Design – Olivia Spitaleri

During the exhibition visitors could vote for their favourite artworks.

The People’s Choice Award $200 Art Supplies Voucher was won by Deniz Cavdar.

Congratulations to all to of the shortlisted artists and designers and everyone who submitted their work!

For information about the Fireworks 2021 call for entries see here.

Fireworks 2020 shortlisted artists

  • Alana Shrubshall from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Alessia Massara from Ave Maria College
  • Alexandra Ridgeway from Pascoe Vale Girls College
  • Alyssa Liberman from Ave Maria College
  • Anastacia Calleja from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Anastasia Roumeliotis from Ave MariaCollege
  • Anisa Haddad from St Columba’s College
  • Blake D’souza from Strathmore Secondary College
  • Caroline Timpano from St Columba’s College
  • Claudia Vendramini from Ave Maria College
  • Daniella Scambiatterra from Ave Maria College
  • David Xie from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Deniz Cavdar from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Eliza Saundry from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar school
  • Ellyn Ryan from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Emma Pagotto from Strathmore Secondary College
  • Erica Fridell from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Georgia McShanag   from Ave Maria College
  • Gillian Poparisut from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Hannah Dau from Ave Maria College
  • Hayley Oldfield from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Henry Smith from Strathmore Secondary College
  • Holly Poulter from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar school
  • Isabella Deng from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School
  • Isabella Farfaglia from Ave Maria College
  • Karmen Hardy from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School
  • Kayla Murray from Rosehill Secondary College
  • Lauren Frankas from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Lucas Marston from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Lucy Parente from Ave Maria College
  • Lucy Nelson from Buckley Park College
  • Mia Sciberras from Ave Maria College
  • Myan Nguyen from St Columba’s College
  • Olivia Spitaleri from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School
  • Rachel Nguyen from Ave Maria College
  • Stephanie Mason from Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • Tahlia Tassone from Ave Maria College
  • Taylor White from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School

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