Winners of Generation Z Art Comp announced

The students’ artwork will be on exhibition until this Saturday.

The Art Lounge’s Inaugural Generation Z Art Competition’s winners have been announced.

Eight local schools nominated students to compete in the competition.

The pupils spent Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday painting at the gallery in Howick.

The work was completed at 4pm on Wednesday. All the art pieces were exhibited until July 23.

The winners were determined by a public vote and announced at 1.15pm on Saturday.

Mackenzie Alley from Saint Kentigern College took first place with Monique Presig from Howick College and Rij Rivera from Botany Downs Secondary College snagging second and third place, respectively.

“Thank you to Arts Out East, Howick Local Board, East Auckland Tourism and Te Tuhi for their support,” Pieter Miering says.

The schools involved are Botany Downs Secondary College, Edgewater College, Elim Christian College, Howick College, Macleans College, Pakuranga College, Saint Kentigern College, and Sancta Maria College.