Art exhibition draws in the crowds

Art students Beth Laverick, left, Amy Cooper, and Holly Wilder, right, pictured with Emma Anderson, back centre admissions manager and Alice Thornton, seated centre, head of art, from Scarborough Sixth Form College hold an art exhibition in town. 112714
Art students Beth Laverick, left, Amy Cooper, and Holly Wilder, right, pictured with Emma Anderson, back centre admissions manager and Alice Thornton, seated centre, head of art, from Scarborough Sixth Form College hold an art exhibition in town. 112714
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STUDENTS from a Scarborough college took to the streets to showcase their talents to a wider audience.

The youngsters from Scarborough Sixth Form College held an open air exhibit in Westborough to display their Art, Textiles and Graphics coursework.

The move was designed to allow people in the town the chance to see what work students can create at the college in its various courses, and act as a catalyst to boost their own desires to take on similar courses in the future.

Alice Thornton, the college’s head of Art, and teacher Jason Saunby, said they were proud of the students’ achievements and said the exhibit had been a great success with huge interest from the public.

They added: “We wanted to give those who didn’t attend the college exhibition night a chance to see some of the fantastic work produced this year and thankfully the sun shone for us.

“In our recent Ofsted report we were described as having outstanding contribution to the community,

“This contribution was displayed by the enthusiastic students who volunteered to help with the creative exhibit.”