During Enrichment Week of 2023 local artist Jane Lee McCracken worked with a group of over 40 students and staff to create some intricate sketches from biro. This was to support an international project to protect Laguna Marine Wildlife.

The drawings Year 9 created with artist and Drawing for the Planet Founder, Jane Lee McCracken’s helped raise awareness of many incredible marine animals that live in the Pacific Ocean off Laguna Beach. Jane was extremely impressed by the outstanding drawings Year 9 and KEVI staff created for the project and how hard every artist worked to make their drawing. In recognition Jane presented our now Year 10 students with a framed print.

The Laguna Marine Wildlife artwork was displayed at the prestigious Laguna Art Museum and the Coast Film & Music Festival, Laguna Beach, California in November 2023. Hundreds of people saw the artwork. Many people have commented on how amazing the drawings are.

More information about the project can be found here. We are delighted that Jane will work with our current Year 9 students on her new international project during our next Enrichment Week in June.