We’re proud to say Yrs 3&4 of Gayhurst Community School (all 150 of them) WON the FUTURE ARTIST (aged 5-12 category) of the #ArtskickersAwards2017 for their exhibition ‘El Surrealismo / Surrealism Olé’ at #TAG – The Art Gallery at Gayhurst School. They were awarded a prize of £500 worth of art materials from Great Art and a gorgeous lightening bolt gong to display in the school, presented by British artist Gavin Turk.
CONGRATULATIONS Gayhurst! Follow the link to the official #TAG website to see photo galleries of their exhibition: www.tagatgayhurst.uk
The Award ceremony, held at The Stage EC2 on 29th March 2017 was a very special evening and host to so many of East London’s creative talent. Our very own Claire WT was shortlisted for a TEACHER Artskicker Award alongside these four, smart nominees for the same category:
Tony Adigun, Avant Garde Dance
John Akinde, Studio 3 Arts
Sharlene Carter, Studio 3 Arts
Susana Cortes, Lemon Art Lab
CONGRATULATIONS to Sharlene Carter for her win!
THANK YOU to Angie Gough who established the #ArtskickersAwards the esteemed judges, talented volunteers and sponsors (Amazing goodie bags and prizes!) The Award ceremony was a very lovely and memorable event – So happy. So excited. So proud!
#TAG – The Art Gallery at Gayhurst School
#TAG is a gallery quality art space within the grounds of Gayhurst Community School designed specifically as a showcase venue for the exhibition of pupils’ artworks. The current exhibition is inspired by the children’s geography topic ‘Different Places, Similar Lives: Spain’. The children enjoyed a school trip to Tate Modern to see the ‘International Surrealism‘ exhibition as part of their art studies.
‘El Surrealismo / Surrealism Olé’ is open from 23.02.17 – 28.04.17 from 3.30 – 4.30pm week days. Alternatively, visit by appointment – Contact Gayhurst Community School t: 020 7254 6138.
The Big Draw these for 2019 was Drawn to Life. Art Hoppers in partnership with Rich Mix, City & Hackney Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and local families discuss art and well-being via two community events for The Big Draw festival 2019. A community artwork is up on permanent display in Dalston CLR James Library in Hackney as a result of the project.