The art room at Leicester High School is a hub of creativity fully equipped with a wide range of resources allowing students the opportunity to experiment and develop their skills. This blog is not only a further resource for students but also an opportunity to celebrate their successes in a more public forum.
Huge congratulations to Claire who won best student painting at the Little Selves exhibition.
LEICESTER SOCIETY OF
ARTISTS LITTLE SELVES EXHIBITION NEW WALK MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 24 MARCH – 25
“We all like to look at pictures of other people and of
ourselves,’’ said Lars Tharp, President of Leicester Society of Artists, as he
introduced the Society’s Little Selves exhibition of miniature portraits at
Leicester New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, sponsored by Arts Council England.
He commented that today’s selfies are the modern equivalent
of miniatures from the past and he praised the high standard of work submitted
for the exhibition by art students fromeight schools and colleges throughout Leicester and Leicestershire and
Rutland, who contributed 60 items in the show.
Also included in the exhibition total of 141 works are miniatures
from the Museum’s own collection, work by LSA members and guest artists Satta
Hashem, Michael Gaskell, Paul Wright and photographer Paul O’Leary..
Entries were received from:
Gateway College Leicester; King Edward VII Science and Sports
College, Coalville; LeicesterCollege; Leicester
High School for Girls; Loughborough College; Loughborough Grammar School; Oakham
School;Robert Smyth Academy, Market Harborough.
BECKY HAYLEY (Oakham School): First Prize for Best Student Work
(£100, sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists;
Both the A level and GCSE courses have finished and we look forward to the Summer Celebration when we can share all the work that has been produced over the last two years. We await August results days with trepidation. Fingers crossed the girls all get the grades they deserve!