Mapping Landscapes is an exhibition of work produced by secondary school pupils from Derby and Derbyshire. It is the culmination of one-day painting workshops led by Natalie Dowse, the recipient of the Vickers Fine Art Award 2007-08. The exhibitition "Mapping Landscapes" runs from 19th July to 10th August 2008 at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Natalie's exhibition "Skimming the Surface" runs from 28th June to 24th August 2008 at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Mapping Landscapes Exhibition

Here are some photographs from the Mapping Landscapes exhibition. I think it looks fabulous. There have been some fantastic comments left in the book. Thank you to all the students that took part in the project - for working so hard and allowing their work to be exhibited. There are a total of 73 canvases in the exhibition which continues till Sunday 10th August.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Hanging the exhibition

Today I've been hanging the schools' exhibition 'Mapping Landscapes' at the Museum and Art Gallery. There is a preview tomorrow evening from 5.00 - 6.30pm. The exhibition runs until Sunday 10th August.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Sinfin Community School

At last I have had the time to post this wonderful work from the Sinfin Community School Workshop held on 25th June.

Sian Byrne - The Silk Mill, Derby

Joshua Steggals - Millstones on Stanage Edge, The Peak District, Derbyshire

Joseph Taylor-Nash - The 'Salt Cellar', Derwent Edge, Derbyshire

Kiran Rai - Stanage Edge, The Peak District, Derbyshire

Sian Swindell - The Emperor Fountain, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Michael Horvath - The Silk Mill, Derby

Laura Newton - Gateway to the Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Jamila Bil - Peak District Woodland, Derbyshire

Natalie Pickering - Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

Charlotte - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Kainaath Munir - The Hope Valley from Stanage Edge, The Peaks, Derbyshire

Jordan Parlado - Ilam Rock, Derbyshire

Komaldeep Bajwal - Millstones below Stanage Edge Nr Hathersage, Derbyshire

Islam Azhar - River Derwent, Derby

Andreois Doubanaris - Reflections at Ladybower Reservoir, Derbyshire

Andre Brenett - Dovedale, Derbyshire

Sian Fearne - The Orangery, Markeaton Park, Derby

Sian Swindell's second painting - she worked so quickly!

Friday, June 13, 2008

Noel Baker Community School, Derby

Noel Baker Community School - Year 10:

Chloe Martin - Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Heather Bull - Peak District Trees, Derbyshire

Emma Houghton - Hope Valley, Derbyshhire

Jake Bendrette - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Malanie Portman - The River Derwent, Derby

Laurence Kniveton - Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

Megan Oldham - The Silk Mill, Derby

Ellen Karki - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Amy Burton - Derwent Edge, Derbyshire

Shaunee Hawkins - The River Derwent, Derby

Sophie Walker - Dovedale, Derbyshire

Emma Perks - The Silk Mill, Derby

Lauren Hufton - The Orangery, Markeaton Park, Derby

Jake Brown - Joseph Wright Memorial, Irongate, Derby

Paige Foster - Burbage Brook, Derbyshire

Andrew Taylor - Dovedale, Derbyshire

Sharice Ashraf - Edale Vallery, Derbyshire

Phillippa Gwinnut - Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

Charlotte Handford - Millstones on Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

Daniel Sharp - Cave Dale, Castleton, Derbyshire

Melissa King - Ladybower, Derbyshire

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Here are the paintings from the Anthony Gell School painting workshop (Year 9):

Zoe Atkinson - Gateway to the Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Natalie Sayer - Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

Jade Moorhouse - Buildings alongside the River Derwent, Derby

Hannah Mitson - The Silk Mill, Derby

Emma Wilson - The River Derwent, Derby

Billie Wood - The River Derwent, Derby

Beth Heappey - The River Derwent, Derby

Lauren Norris - The Orangery, Markeaton Park, Derby

Eartha Johnson - The River Derwent, Derby

Amy Bowler - The Silk Mill, Derby

Melissa Kenny - The Dales, Derbyshire

Sarah Allsop - The Silk Mill, Derby

Jacob Starkey - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Ryan Johnson - Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

Kamila Ossowicke - The Dyehouse at Milford, Derbyshire

Danielle Flint - The 'Salt Cellar', Dewent Edge, Derbyshire

Hannah Southam - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Abby Leask - Dovedale, Derbyshire

Philippa Wood - The Silk Mill, Derbyshire

Kim Wilson - The Hope Valley from Stanage Edge, Derbyshire

Steven Shaw - The river Derwent, Derby

Tessa Garrud - Peak District Woodland, Derbyshire

Juliette Carlton - Burbage Brook, Derbyshire

Jack Randall - Millstones beneath Stanage Edge, Nr Hathersage, Derbyshire

Tom Hutson - The River Derwent, Derby