Muralist Heesco receives awards at Australian Street Art AwardsArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian-Australian muralist Kh.Khosnaran known by the artist name Heesco won four awards at the Australian Street Art Awards that took place last week.
The murals depicting the local life and history Heesco created in the town of Yarram brought the artist his second Gold award in Best Street Art.
The artist received Silver award in Best Monument or Memorial for his ‘Mongolian Light Horsemen’ mural in Yarram where he portrayed Chin Langtip, one of the people of Mongolian descent that came to Australia in 1850s, whose four children took part in the World War II, from a photograph taken in 1878.
The Best Mega Mural Gold award and the Best Rural Art Bronze award also went to the artist for the Dorothea Mackellar memorial mural he created on a 30 m tall silo in the town of Gunnedah.
Moreover, Wayne Tindall, an artist who collaborated with Heesco on the Heesco Town Yarram and other projects, won the Outstanding Contribution to Australian Art Tourism Award.