There are two fantastic opportunities here for you to submit work you have already made, or make something specific to enter, The Westminster competition asks you to respond to one of a few themes/ issues, the RA competition is an open call. Details attached here, good luck and just follow the attached instructions, please do email your art teacher and let them know you have applied!
Year 9 are starting research pages for their GCSE coursework, here are just two examples of very impressive work from home..
We are so impressed with the remote learning from many of our Year 8 students. Their portfolios are well presented and filled with excellent quality work. We have been asking them to spend time on their tasks, and it definitely shows that they have…
Year 10 students have moved away from making their art books on paper and have now been making all their research pages and photography responses online instead. We are particularly excited about this shift, as the art department definitely used a lot of paper, and this in turn had both an environmental and financial impact. We are going to continue this way of working, saving paper for drawing, painting, printing and sculpting, but not printing out research on paper and sticking it on more paper…. cutting and sticking is allowed if we are making collages though! We have reduced our carbon footprint!
Here are some examples of their wonderful portfolios…
We are delighted by the project pieces that are coming in from our Year 8 students, so well painted / drawn, well connected to their artists and themes and really interesting compositions.
Y10 have been uploading their portraits and church paintings for the changing lives project. All the portraits were chosen as they have a historical relationship with St Marylebone church or the locality. There will be more to come…
Some of you will already know Francis Conteh, our creative mentor, from the exciting workshops she has been leading. For lockdown, Francis has created a great idea for using textiles with recycled plastic.
Please do send in photos of your creations to the school art department.
Here are some links to some of the opportunities to see some virtual art gallery exhibitions. Nearly all galleries have opened their virtual doors, and this is by no means an exhaustive list, but a starting point for you.