Budding artists chosen to display their work at prestigious exhibition
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More than 20 pieces of artwork from Sawtry Village Academy have been selected to appear at the National Student’s Art Exhibition.
The exhibition is an annual event and will run for the 16th time this year.
Teachers from secondary schools across the country were invited to nominate their students’ work to feature in the exhibition. All artwork put forward was judged by a panel of professional artists who decided which pieces would be shown at the exhibition.
Sawtry Village Academy put forward 29 pieces of artwork and 21 pieces were selected to be displayed at the exhibition.
The pieces were created by 10 students, with four of the students having three of more pieces of their work selected.
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The exhibition will run from July 18-21 at the Mall Galleries, in London. Every year thousands of members of the public come to view the exhibition.
Kevin Terry, subject leader for art and photography, said: “I am thrilled that so many pieces of artwork produced by our students have been selected for the national exhibition. Last time we entered we were delighted that eight of our pieces were selected, so to have 21 pieces this year is incredible.
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“This is the greatest achievement of my 28 years teaching at Sawtry Village Academy and I am extremely pleased and proud of our students. It is a great accolade and a reflection of our excellent art department and the remarkable talent and dedication of our students. I cannot wait to visit the exhibition with them.”
One parent, James Lane, said: “We were delighted to hear that more than one piece of our daughter’s A Level artwork was selected to be exhibited at this year’s National Student’s Art Exhibition. We are also pleased to hear that she is not the only student from the academy to have work selected.
“When we attended the recent display of GCSE and A-Level art, it was plain to see the standard was very high and deserving of the honours. I would like to extend our gratitude for all the hard work that the entire art department does on behalf of the students.”
For more information about the National Student’s Art Exhibition, visit https://nsae.co.uk.