A former AGGS Student, artist Abigail Fletcher has won a place at one of the world’s leading art schools and she’s selling her own pieces to fund her course. Read more..
We were very pleased to know that two of our entries to the BBC competition ‘The Little Painting Challenge’ have been chosen to be in an exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. The paintings were chosen from the thousands of entries received.
The exhibition showcases one thousand of the best entries and is being held in the Grand Hall at the Whitworth from Friday 1st May until 22nd May.
On Friday 6th March, Mr Payne and Mrs Hurst took 20 year 9 students to a workshop organised at the new Whitworth Art Gallery. The students worked with an artist called Laura Atkinson and focused on textiles/fine art work. They really enjoyed it, the new space was impressive and the students saw Cornelia Parker’s famous works ‘Cold Dark Matter’ (exploding shed) and ‘The Distance’. Continue reading A Workshop at the New Whitworth Art Gallery