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Visual Arts Awards : Art / Photography (9+, 11+, 13+ & 16+)

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Visual Arts Awards : Art / Photography (9+, 11+, 13+ & 16+):

All candidates will be expected to attend an interview with the Head of Art or member of the Art Department.

11+ Art candidates should bring with them:

  • A portfolio with a minimum 4 pieces of work, with additional work done independently.
  • A sketchbook, showing development of ideas and work from primary sources.

The interview procedure will include a 30 minute observation drawing exercise which will be sat in school prior to the interview.

13+, 14+ and 16+ Art candidates should bring with them:

  • A portfolio of minimum 6 pieces of work together with samples of independent work.
  • A sketchbook, giving a clear indication of the development of ideas and work from primary sources.
  • An example of an artist’s work that interests them or has inspired their own work, and be prepared to talk about them.

The interview procedure will include a 1 hour observation drawing exercise which will be sat in school prior to the interview.

16+ Photography candidates should bring with them:

  • A portfolio of colour and black & white prints (minimum 6 images covering different subject matter and different formats)
  • An example of a photographer’s work that interests them or who has inspired their own work.

Candidates will also be required to complete a set photographic task, to be undertaken prior to interview.

The maximum award given to scholars will be 50% of the fees.