The Arts Society Rutland
Young Arts Chrissie Best is the representative for Young Arts and can be contacted on chrissie@chrissiebest.com   phone 01572  821178 It’s Story-tiling Time at 150 year old Hallaton C. of E. Primary School Hallaton C of E Primary School on the borders of Rutland and Leicestershire, founded in 1864, has just officially unveiled a large tiled art work to celebrate its 150th anniversary. The work on an exterior wall features a representation of the village surrounded by small individual tiles painted by each family in the 124 pupil school. Devised by local artist Ingrid Hunter it was initiated and funded by the Young Arts section of the Rutland branch of the National Decorative and Fine Art Society. The impressive panel has taken 17 months to be completed and is an amazing achievement. The Society funded the project to the tune of £1200. The pictures show Lady Margaret Kennedy (President), Ingrid Hunter (ceramic artist) and Pamela Quinn (Chair of Rutland NADFAS) with the Head teacher Diane Riley and several pupils of the school. Rutland DFAS at the 2nd Rutland Youth Art Exhibition: February 2016 Rutland DFAS’s Young Arts coordinator Pamela Quinn presented a cheque for £25 each to three local school students and a trophy engraved with their names at the 2nd Young Arts Exhibition held in Rutland Museum on February 5th. Arts for Rutland organized the competition which attracted work from young artists between the ages of 11 and 18. There were three categories; 11-13, 14-15 and 16-18. The three students who were awarded the prize money and the trophy were: Flossie Davies 11-13 ‘Birds in Flight’. Ceramics Jemima Ball 14-15 ‘Head, Book, Rope’. Ceramics Liv Peacock 16-18 ‘Tree of Knowledge’. Textiles Exhibition coordinator Mo Gardner from ‘Arts for Rutland’ said the prizewinners well deserved their trophies. Web site created and maintained by Janet Groome, Handshake Computer Training
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