A Year in Arts Award 2017

Another year has gone by, and whilst to many, it has been a tumultuous one, it has been yet another 12 months of growth & success Arts Award. Here are our highlights of a year of Arts Award. 

A Year in Arts Award 2017

An Arts Award can help grow your talents, explore the arts, be a creative leader and even get yourself a qualification while you're at it. Whether you're doing your Bronze, Silver or Gold, or have already finished your arts award and are looking to the next steps for your art career, let's take a look at just a few of the highlights from arts award 2017. 

Highlights from Arts Award 2017

In 2017, around 72,000 awesome people completed their Arts Award. That's 46,253 Discovers, 7,450 Explores, 16,064 Bronzes, 1,795 Silvers and 367 Golds. 

Just a few of the Arts Award Achievers from 2017:  

0d42511f6a35d72cb101c9c5849bb75792e67f3b.jpgDaniel did his Silver Arts Award involving making and reviewing folk music through the Selby High School in Yorkshire.

DIY Theatre, a leading learning disability theatre company, took Charlotte and Amy through their Silver Arts Award. 

Joshua Lewis-Handley finished his highly detailed Gold Arts Award portfolio wherein he produced the Alderbrook School's 'Spotlight' show all the while finding his feet with photography.

Owen Daughtery finished his Gold Arts Award by joining a course called Creative Technologists ran by the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Katie Jayne Appleyard not only achieved her Gold Arts Award but went on to become an Arts Award Advisor herself.

e30952766e6eb4eac66ac8d6b6a4fef3ee4a6e10.jpgJoanna Bailey completed this awesome photography project for her Gold Arts Award. Much of her portfolio features the Gran Hotel Cervantes in Spain. 

Highgate school got involved with'GHOST DANCES', as Steven Brett taught Gold and Silver Arts Awards pupils sections of the famous 'Ghost Dances'

Molly Treves completed her Bronze AND Silver Arts Award with Nucleus Arts Centre. Her projects featured photography, videography, writing AND art. Check out her portfolio here, and perhaps get inspired to start your own ;). 

Check out Molly's video portfolio here: 

Find out more about Arts Award here, submit your own portfolio, or drop us an email to find out how you can write for us.

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Nici West

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Nici is the an editor for Voice. She loves all things books, theatre, music, art, visiting other countries, anything creative, and sometimes attempts to make YouTube videos. Alongside Voice she writes and edits through her own pursuits.You can occasionally find her running marathons dressed as a black dog.

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  • Emrys Green

    On 25 December 2017, 07:50 Emrys Green Voice Team commented:

    11 years of Arts Award! And I remember receiving my Silver Award Certificate just before Christmas in 2016!
    Congratulations to everyone who has achieved this year. You’ve selected some great ones to profile here Nici :)

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