New mural on the block
Art students from Jurien Bay District High School showcased their talents in a recent collaboration with the Shire of Dandaragan.
With a toilet block as their blank canvas, students from Year 9 and 10 designed and painted a community art mural with the themes of remembrance and place.
The mural incorporates poppies and a beachside setting, honouring lives lost at war.
Art teacher Irene Powell said she jumped at the mural opportunity when approached by the Shire.
“The students really enjoyed painting onto the panels,” she said.
“This approach to a mural suits the classroom as a project beautifully.”
Students had to work as a group to make sure each painted panel fitted with the following one.
The mural is on the outside wall of the Jurien Federation Memorial Park toilet block.
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