Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2016

Children Celebrate Artistic Achievement At Rhosddu Primary

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Mar 24th, 2016

Children from three local schools have taken part in an Artist in Residency programme and have held a celebration pop up exhibition to show off their achievements. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Over 90 children, from Rhosddu Primary, St Anne’s Catholic Primary and Borras Park Juniors worked with artist Rhi Moxon for three weeks concentrating on food recipes including those available in Tudor Times, international and family themes. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The children used screen printing to produce their work which will be turned into ceramic tiles for display at each school. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Pop Up Exhibition displays how the work progressed through Rhi’s time at the school. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Rhi said: “It has been very exciting and enjoyable working with such talented youngsters and they are all to be congratulated on their achievements. I look forward to working with more schools in the future from the Wrexham area.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The exhibition took place as part of a wider ‘Artists in Schools’ project, funded by Arts Council Wales, Wrexham Council, Flintshire Council and Denbighshire Council. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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