Farewell for Dr and Mrs Vallance
Thursday 30 March 2017
Concert 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Farewell Party 7.30pm -9pm
at College Street, Darlinghurst
Gift to Dr Vallance from SGSWA
On behalf of the Women’s Association and all the parents at the school, we commissioned the artist and old boy Julian Meagher to produce an artwork for Dr Vallance as a parting gift. Thank you for helping make our beautiful boys into fine and decent men.
"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.”
"Boy" by Julian Meagher
It's a symbolic student, no one in particular but representing all the boys that Dr Vallance has inspired and supported over the years. Wearing the grey grammar jumper and with unkept hair, this boy is looking into the future. I wanted this work to partly mirror some of Dr Vallance’s personality. The marks are progressive and sensitive. Humble and powerful.