Category Archives: Art

Former Student Art Appeal

Abigail Fletcher's artA 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..

The Little Painting Challenge

Maha, year 9

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.

Mrs Hurst

A Workshop at the New Whitworth Art Gallery

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