Trinity school pupils display wealth of talent in summer exhibition

By - Wednesday 18th June, 2014

Work by pupils at Trinity School in East Croydon is on display at the school’s Shaw Gallery until 30th June and can be viewed by appointment. The exhibits, produced for GCSE and A level art and photography, have been described as ‘stimulating and varied’ and reflects students’ responses to a range of topics including philosophical debate and religious sculpture.

Trinity School Croydon. Image by Liz Sheppard-Jones, used with permission

Release begins: A wealth of talent is currently on display at Trinity School’s Shaw Gallery during the GCSE and A-level Art and Photography exhibition. In the Director of Art, Mr Alan Smith’s words: “Trinity’s artists and photographers have explored a great variety of media with images ranging from romantic oil paintings inspired by philosophical debate to thought-provoking religious sculptural images. The students have created a fantastic range of individual and personal responses and I am very proud of their work.”

Eighteen-year old Chris O’Brien (Upper Sixth), pictured above putting the final touches to his large-scale landscape painting said: “I have really enjoyed art at Trinity. The facilities are great but more importantly I have been given the freedom to explore what interests me and received great guidance when I needed it.”

Thames-Valley based artist, Christine Holley attended the Private View and commented: “This is a very stimulating and varied show with lots of great works.”

The exhibition is open to the public by appointment until 30th June – Monday to Friday 10am-4pm. Contact to book.




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