Mandoorla Art Award Chair Dr Angela McCarthy has this week written a commentary following the announcement of the 2024 theme, “Let all that you do be done in love” derived from St Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians, chapter 16, verse 14.
As one of six finalists for the Tiny Tourism Town award, the vote is now put to the public to determine the winner.
“I recognise this award is truly about a flourishing Catholic education system where our students are provided with a quality faith-based education, enabling them to grow in their confidence, creativity, curiosity, and contribution, said Catholic Education WA Executive Director, Dr Debra Sayce who was recently honoured with the ACEL Pre-eminent Educational Leader Award at the ACEL WA 2022 Awards.
The Mandorla Award for contemporary religious art has attracted some of the nation’s finest artists since its inception in 1985 including previous winner Julie Dowling who was named the most collectible artist in Australia shortly after her win in 2000.
The Record, which is produced by the Archdiocesan Communications Office, was this year awarded Gold in the Best Website (The Record) and Best eNewsletter (The eRecord) categories, as well as Silver for Best Design Magazine (The Record Magazine), and Bronze for Best Original Illustration (The Record Magazine).