Volcano Art Prize (VAP) 2017 Awards Ceremony
Collage and Words by Poornima Murthy
Volcano Art Prize (VAP) is an art competition held by The LEAD Group (charity organisation) annually for people of all ages. Two types of awards will be awarded – best entry chosen by the judge and best entry chosen by the people. Entering VAP could not just help you win attractive prizes but could also make you a Good Samaritan in spreading awareness about solutions to Lead problems in your day-to-day life. All the entries can be seen on https://volcanoartprize.com/ and the winning entries (including 4 short films) can be seen in this slide show. Take this opportunity to check out the 2017 VAP winning entries and be inspired to take part in VAP 2018.
The fifth WHO International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action (ILPPWA) or “Lead Week of Action” was held on Friday 27th October 2017 at Summer Hill, Sydney.
Ordering a Lead Safe World Poster made from any Volcano Art Prize (VAP) entry, at www.leadsafeworld.com/shop and give it to any place in your community where lead-safety messages are needed.
Description of collage from top left in clockwise direction:
- Presenter Poornima greeting the MC Pia.
- Alice Ju receiving certificate and mug reward on behalf of one of her students. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/lead-free-landscape/
- Peter Kozaitis receiving mug reward for his entry. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/elizabeth-obrien-at-work-in-the-lead-groups-office/
- Violet Winters receiving mug reward for her entry. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/cycle-of-life/
- Poornima Murthy’s Cheque award for winning People’s Choice Award. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/champagne-beach-vanuatu/
- Rekha Vasudev receiving certificate and mug reward on behalf of one of her daughter Ritishaa. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/outback/
- Mug awards won by Alice Ju’s Students.
- Mug awards won by adult entries.
- VAP 2017 entry by Ritishaa. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/bushfire-sculpture/
- VAP 2017 entry by Poornima. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/champagne-beach-vanuatu/
- VAP 2017 entry by Alice Ju. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/sunrise-on-beach/
- VAP 2017 entry by Ian Kilbur. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/cattle/
- VAP 2017 entry by Violet Winters. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/cycle-of-life/
- VAP 2017 Judge awarded winning entry by Faris and Hesaan Sheridan. https://volcanoartprize.com/portfolio-item/lead-group-video/
- Mug awards won.
- Mug awards won.
Whole article on VAP 2017 on https://www.lead.org.au/lanv18n2/LANv18n2-Truth-about-lead.pdf