Pictures: A Private View of amazing art at Ilfracombe Academy

16:25 27 June 2014

Ilfracombe Academy headteacher Sharon Marshall with some of the amazing artwork on display.

Ilfracombe Academy headteacher Sharon Marshall with some of the amazing artwork on display.

Archant

End of year exhibition is a huge hit with family, friends and visitors.

Year 12 student Frannie Tod and head of art Jeff Lawton with some of her work at the Ilfracombe Academy art exhibition.Year 12 student Frannie Tod and head of art Jeff Lawton with some of her work at the Ilfracombe Academy art exhibition.

TALENTED artists at Ilfracombe Academy have been busy showing family, friends and the community some of their work at the school’s annual art exhibition A Private View.

Parents and various guests visited on Thursday evening to enjoy an impressive tour of work by sixth form A and AS level art and photography students, as well as work from younger age groups.

Head of art Jeff Lawson said the annual exhibition was aimed at everything the students had done during their past year, with many of the pieces on display counting towards their final grades.

In a display that would not have shamed a commercial art gallery, there was a varied array of work on show, from the students’ original creations through to paintings, prints and drawings inspired by the work of famous artists.

“We don’t do this because we want to show off, it’s about the students family and friends being able to see what they have been doing over the last year and a chance to celebrate that,” he said.

Mr Lawton said from next year it was hoped they might be able to forge further links with galleries in the town and take some of the work out to the wider community.

CLICK HERE to see more artwork from A Private View...

Other Entertainment Stories

11:16
Joanie Slater and Billy Buckingham as Cat and Ugly in Honk!

Catch Honk! this Friday and Saturday at the Landmark with Small Pond Productions

Read more
11:15
Plenty to enjoy with friends in North Devon this Easter

Eastery events from 02/04/15 to 08/04/15.

Read more
13:18
Mini Egg fun minus the chocolate at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond

Include your animal friends at Easter, but don’t harm them by giving them sweets, says Bratton Fleming attraction

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Westward Ho!

Village parade will take place on Saturday in Westward Ho! with families asked to take part.

Read more
Mon, 16:47
The Sam Evans Band.

Catch the Bristol-based Sam Evans Band at a quartet of gigs in the region this Easter weekend...

Read more
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Musical political satire with Jonny & the Baptists at The Plough in Torrington on Wednesday, April 8.

Satirical musical masters Jonny & the Baptists poke fun at the General Election with musical mayhem...

Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ricky Knight is playing at The Plough on Friday (March 27).

Still standing after all these years – musician Ricky Knight makes a welcome return to the Plough in Torrington after a sellout gallery gig last year.

Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Pre-Easter events large and small from 26/03/15 to 01/04/15.

Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Join Judges Jules at The Factory in Barnstaple.

Legendary DJ is in town on Saturday, April 4

Read more
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Young citizen volunteers plant fruit trees at Laston Green in Ilfracombe.

Laston Green Community garden is holding its Big Dig this Saturday

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Entertainment

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder