FID college students showcase expertise with portraits

Product Design pupil Tatenda Marwa’s portrait of Vice-Chancellor, Prof Chris Nhlapo, earned him the primary prize within the School of Informatics and Design’s (FID) first-ever Dean’s Drawing Award.

The winners of the competitors had been introduced at a particular handover ceremony, held shortly after Father’s Day, the place the portraits had been handed over to the Vice-Chancellor as a token of appreciation from the School.

The competitors attracted 35 entrants and college students had been required to create a portrait of the Vice-Chancellor.

Dean of the School, Prof Tembisa Ngqondi mentioned the scholars had been supplied with an image of the Vice-Chancellor, in addition to the fabric wanted to finish the portrait.

The occasion was saved a secret to the Vice-Chancellor, who mentioned he appreciated the gesture.

“Thanks a lot for this. I’m actually humbled,” he mentioned.

The runners-up had been Mahle Noyo (second) and Mukelwa Sishi (third).

The three profitable college students obtained vouchers.

Tatenda mentioned he was shocked that he had gained. “I’m glad that I put within the effort and really completely satisfied that I gained.”