Exhibition at the Collège Chateaubriand in Plancoët

I recently (last week actually) had the wonderful opportunity to show some of my art in a school (Collège Chateaubriand, Plancoët).  

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Many children don't get much of a chance to see any art so having it there on their doorstop is such a great initiative, put into place by the school's super Reception Manager,  Joëlle Pascal.  The idea is to regularly showcase artists in the reception area of the school, giving the pupils a chance to experience art in its many interpretations.  The pupils are encouraged to get up close to the artwork and write their thoughts on the paintings in a book if they wish to do so.  Contrary to many adults, children seem better able to translate their thoughts on art into words in an honest, immediate way.

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It's the first time my audience has been mostly made up of teenagers and it was an extremely rewarding experience all round!  

Many thanks to Joëlle Pascal's husband for the photographs!