Making a difference through art

Annette Willemse -- Thu, 11/27/2014 - 16:21

Making a difference through art

The Green Campus Committee of the Vaal Triangle Campus of North-West University (NWU Vaal), as part their on-going campaign to promote the Green Campus Initiative, recently held an art competition on campus. The art competition theme focused on the importance of the environment and saving energy.

NWU Vaal students taking a stand for the environment Mohapi Motaung and Lethiwe Khubeka
(Student Affairs)

Mohsin Sayed's manuscript saw
him taking second place

Madeline Evert, Green Campus Committee Chairperson says that the response they got for the competition was very good, “... we received amazing art form the students and this is an indication that students are aware of their environment and want to take part in such activities”.

The winners

A shared first place

  • Moses Rammalane Ramapuputle with his sketch entitled "Confusion"
  • Zea Reid with her mixed medium work of art entitled "A reminder to humanity that all of the earth share but a single heart"

Second Place

Mohsin Sayed with his manuscript entitled "When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy"

Third place

Carina Booysen with her artwork made of recycled materials

Fourth place

  Mandisa Ntsinde with a photography entitled "The Reality"

Fith place

Mohapi Motaung with a wire sculpture