Looking Ahead – Interhouse Art, Huxley, AppArt and Careers
Half-term is an ideal opportunity to get those creative juices flowing and enter the Interhouse Art competition which closes on Monday 19 February. Last year’s entries were breath-taking in both quality and quantity for the Art, Textiles and Photographic categories, and we just can’t wait to see the creative endeavours that are produced this year!
The Careers Department are continuing their series of Careers Talks which take place on Mondays between 4.30 – 5.15pm.
At Home with a SKY News Reporter – Monday 26 February
Nick Stylianou is a senior Producer at Sky News, having previously worked at the BBC, ITV News and Channel 4 News. He currently specialises in defence and technology and spent most of 2017 chasing terror attacks and investigating the Grenfell Tower fire.
At Home with a Media Communications Expert – Monday 19 March
Fleur Holcroft will talk about her successful career in advertising and media, including her current role for the Apple Corp in the advertising team.
Rock and Pop
Tickets are still available for the annual Rock and Pop extravaganza taking place on Thursday 1 March. The music is provided by fifty Prior’s Field girls in various band combinations and is the culmination of all their hard work over the past few months. Visit Eventbrite for further information and tickets.
The Art of Illustration
Prior’s Field Art Technician Sophie Allsopp is also a talented book illustrator. She is displaying her work at Cranleigh Arts Centre in ‘The Art of Illustration’ exhibition, as part of the 2018 Cranleigh Literary Festival. The exhibition is on until Saturday 17 March and entry is free. More examples of Sophie’s work can be seen at www.sva-illustrator.co.uk.
AppArt’s annual Easter art exhibition and sculpture trail will open on Friday 30 March at Prior’s Field. After exhibiting here at Prior’s Field for a number of years, AppArt’s reputation continues to grow as a showcase for some of the finest artists in the South East. Roger Dellar will open AppArt on Friday 30 March (Good Friday) and will be one of many distinguished artists on view. Roger is a member of several national groups including the “Wapping Group” of which he was recently elected as President.
National artists exhibiting work include sculptor Philip Jackson, Rosa Sepple (President of Painters in Watercolour), Sorya French (President of the Society of Women Artists) and sculptor Marie Ackers. Local artists exhibiting are Christine Thompson, Christopher Cole, Susan Fisher and Ruth Bacmeister.