Arty Warwick youngsters showcase their skills - The Leamington Observer

Arty Warwick youngsters showcase their skills

Leamington Editorial 27th Jun, 2017   0

ARTISTIC youngsters in Warwick have been showing off their talents.

Judging has taken place at a three-week exhibition of school art at St Mary’s Church featuring work from 12 schools in the town.

The exhibition, which ends on July 2, is sponsored by St Mary’s Hall Trust, whose chairman, Richard Thornton, said: “This exhibition has become ever more successful. We have been told that no other town promotes a similar event that offers a comparable public platform for the display of works of art produced in its schools.

“We are privileged again that this exhibition is being staged at St Mary’s Church during the town’s annual Music Festival, when the church is visited by thousands of people and provides the ideal backdrop to exhibition.




“This year, the judges – Richard Yeomans and Philip Toole, both prominent artists – welcomed a greater proportion of individual work by younger children, giving pupils a greater opportunity to produce their potential creativity at an early age.”

The prize-giving ceremony was attended by prize-winners and their art teachers. Winners received gift tokens and also cheques for their school’s art department.


The winners were:

Class 1. Portraiture (16 to 18 yrs.) Jessica Fear, Aran Shuttlewood, and Hannah Fardoe, Myton School

Class 2. Paintings (16 to 18 yrs.) Sophie Kelly, Kings High School, and Jeffrey Wen, Warwick School.

Class 3. Cityscape (16 to 18 yrs.) Georgia Bell, Myton School

Class 4. Photographic Collage (16 to 18 yrs.) Enzo Medeiros, Myton School

Class 5. Ceramics (12 to 15 yrs.) Alex Rintoul, Warwick School

Class 6. Natural Forms Prints (12 to 15 yrs.) Group Prize, Myton School

Class 7. Post-Impressionist Screens (12 to 15 yrs.) Group Prize, Aylesford School

Class 8. Paintings (12 to 15 yrs.) Isabel Parr and Poppy Stevens, Kings High School

Class 9. Textile Landscapes (Yr.6.) Daniella Shin, Warwick Preparatory School

Class 10. Ceramic Cubist Portraits (Yr. 5) Group Prize, Warwick Preparatory School

Class 11. Self Portraits Yrs. 3 and 4) Group Prize, Woodloes Primary School

Class 12. Portraits (Reception Yr.) Georgina Gunn-Henderson, Vanessa Ricketts and Kaya Jealous, Westgate Primary School

Class 13. Paintings, Gruffalo. (Reception Yr.) Group Prize, St Mary Immaculate Primary School

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