Art work from over 100 Moray pupils goes on show

Moray College hosting school art exhibition

ART WORK CREATED by over 100 pupils in Moray schools is to go on display at Moray College from today in a special exhibition.

Budding artist aged from three years to 18 and attending 22 primary schools and six secondary will showcase their talents in “a celebration of local kids”.

The exhibition was inspired by the principal for visiting art teachers in Moray, Debbie Raymont, who said that the exhibition has captured a wide range of skills. She said: “There are funny drawings from toddlers and some really sensitive, personal pieces by older children.

“It is inspiring to see this work – there is a lot of amazing young talent in the area and a lot of interesting pieces have gone on display, it is a great celebration of our local kids.”

The exhibition was launched on Saturday when prize-winning pupils were presented with certificates for their work, led by 15-year-old Forres Academy pupil India Nicholson who took the top award for a detailed drawing she called “Dreamscape”.

Organised by teachers in conjunction with the Moray School of Art, the exhibition can be seen until Friday, November 20 from 9am until 7pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 6pm on Friday’s. Entry to the exhibition is free of charge.