New Exhibition ‘The Schools’ At Beverley Art Gallery

On Saturday, 22 September a new exhibition opens at . ‘The Schools’ features work by 12 contemporary artists who all studied at the Royal Academy Schools, , between the 1950s and 1990s.

The exhibition is rich and varied and highlights include sculptural installations from Pam Day suspended from the gallery ceiling, landscape and figurative charcoal drawings by Angela Hughes, traditional lino cut prints by Stan Jones, a 1960s animated film by George Waud and ‘Pop Art’ by David Codling. There is also background information on the of the Royal Academy Schools and reminiscences from the artists on their art college days.

The exhibition runs until 24 November 2012.

For many years Art Gallery has run successful events for the national drawing festival ‘The Big Draw’. This year our Big Draw event is inspired by The Schools exhibition. Drop into the gallery on 6th October from 10am to 3pm and have a go at drawing a life model in fabulous 1960s costume. A tutor with be on hand with tips and ideas. All materials are provided. Strictly no experience necessary! There are colouring and collage activities for younger participants (all children must be accompanied by an adult). Free, but please give a donations toward the cost of materials and tutor.

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