Reward for mural

YOUNG artists from disadvantaged backgrounds were presented with an Eastern Region Arts Award for producing a piece of high quality artwork in Huntingdon. The 12 teenagers from the Nacro centre created a mural for the mother and baby area at the centre.

YOUNG artists from disadvantaged backgrounds were presented with an Eastern Region Arts Award for producing a piece of high quality artwork in Huntingdon.

The 12 teenagers from the Nacro centre created a mural for the mother and baby area at the centre.

Eastern Region Arts Award coordinator Elli Chapman said: "These young artists should feel very proud of what they have achieved, both artistically and personally."

The young people worked with professional artist Lindsey Rae who helped them to research and make their mural.


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One of the artists, Katy Jane Lockerbie, said: "The arts award was a challenging project and I had an exciting and rewarding time working on it. We all became very close and it helped us expand our imagination and creativity as well as having great fun too."

INFORMATION: Nacro is a crime reduction charity which aims to make society safer by finding practical solutions to reducing crime.

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