May 22, 2008
art gallery showcases young artists' work
paintings created by more than 50 children from the Burnham-On-Sea
area have gone on display at a special exhibition in the town
Breeze Art Gallery in Victoria Street invited local young artists
from eight local schools to take part in an art competition aimed
at encouraging children to paint their local scenery.
owner Rhonda Mills has judged the best entries this week and the
colourful entries are currently on display, as pictured. Rhonda
said: "The overall standard of entries has been very good.
It's nice to see such a wide range of ideas that follow the theme
'living by the seaside'. The children have clearly had a lot of
fun working on them."
competition has been sponsored by Purrr-fect Pottery and Sea Breeze.
Category A (for children in reception to year 2) first place was
won by seven-year-old Keziah Johnson of Brent Knoll School and
second spot went to Kody Crosby of Burnham Infants.
B, for children in years 3-6, was won by Sophie Daymond of Berrow
Primary School's Year Five, and second place went to Lewis Crosby
from the same school.