Manor House Art Scholar wins ‘Best Painting’ at Surrey Wildlife’s Art Exhibition

Manor House Art Scholar wins ‘Best Painting’ at Surrey Wildlife’s Art Exhibition

7 June 2019

On the final Friday of last term, Art Teacher, Mrs Parsons and Art Scholar, Isabelle S in Year 9, went along to the Surrey Wildlife Trust’s ‘Wild Surrey’ Art and Photography Exhibition to which we had submitted some entries, including a painting by Isabelle. We were delighted when she was awarded the Under 18’s category prize for ‘Best Painting’ for her ‘Bluebell Badger’ piece seen in the background of this photograph. In addition to the accolade of winning the award, Izzy was given £100.00 prize money. A fantastic achievement!

Manor House School, Bookham operates a scholarship programme for girls that show a promising level of flair, skill and enthusiasm for art and have the ability to produce work of a mature standard, especially in relation to their age group. Successful applicants are encouraged to enter competitions, create special displays and attend gallery days whenever possible. Her work will form part of the exhibition by Surrey Wildlife Trust in Guildford this summer and will be exhibited in Guildford House Gallery until 16 June. The aim of the exhibition is to focus on local wildlife, their adaptation to the urban environment and wildlife under threat. Entry is free.

Applications are open for Year 7, September 2020 Art Scholarships at Manor House School. Entry forms and details can be obtained from the admissions team at [email protected] and applications must be in by 15 November 2019.

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