19th May 2021
Our Lower Sixth Form art pupils have been working hard to prepare for their final exams next year, and as part of their development as artists were given the opportunity to display their work in the Bunker Gallery. A mix of six IB and A-level pupils contributed nearly 60 pieces of artwork in a variety of sizes, styles and mediums that they have been working on in and outside of lessons to be displayed in the gallery.
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition, a private viewing was set up over Zoom by Artist in Residence, Miss Emma Trussler. The viewing was split into two parts, with parents and friends getting the chance to see the artwork first, followed by fellow pupils and staff at 5pm. Miss Trussler commented that the exhibition was “an exploration of developing ideas and studies continuing (the pupils’) interest in a form of art”.
The exhibition officially opened for staff and pupils on the 18th May and will close 15th June. The Bunker Gallery is open between 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday.
Today our pupils from all year groups attended a fantastic interactive virtual workshop from the V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. The workshop focused on 20th Century Art such as Art Deco, Modernism and Postmodernism and was led as part of the V&A’s Virtual Classroom programme. The workshop was...