Saturday, 7 February 2009

Saturday Morning Art Session for 7 to 14 Year Olds in Solihull, West Midlands

Each Saturday morning local children meet for a mix of Art, Craft, Design and Sculpture sessions and these take place in the gallery space. The age group is 7 to 14, it starts at 10:30 and 12:30 and runs during school term time with some activities during holidays too.


As my work was on the walls in front of them they used my photography as a basis for some paintings. So there’s a nice loop: I take the originating photos the youngsters paint using the photos as inspiration and now I’ve photographed their work.

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The exhibition signage was not on display the first week and this was perfect to let their imagination run wild thinking what the pictures originated from.


There are various events in schools and youth centres throughout February centred on my exhibition, organised by Solihull Councils Arts Development Department.

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