Project Inc at Macclesfield Silk Museum, Bronze Arts Award Stories

We catch up with the Arts Award participants at Project Inc at Macclesfield Silk Museum to find out what they thought about doing their Bronze Arts Award and participating in The Curious Curators Exhibition, opened by The Mayor of Macclesfield! 

Project Inc at Macclesfield Silk Museum, Bronze Arts Award Stories

Kiera Gee Year 9 - Bronze Award

8e98436f7448b6b0a124b64545b0f9389f06e0e4.jpgWhat was your art skill? Wax Resist

What event did you participate in? The Curious Curators Exhibition, an exhibition created and curated by young people.

Who is your artist inspiration? Michael Brennand - Wood

What are your thoughts on your Arts Award experience? Our exhibition was really creative, I loved the fact that it was our work displayed in the museum. I enjoyed showing the Mayor of Macclesfield who opened the exhibition.

What was your biggest challenge? One of my biggest challenges through my Arts Award journey was the more structured sessions working on our group crits as I enjoy independent learning, feeling free to work on my Art.

Charlie Davis Year 10 - Bronze Award

024a1ba0c86c5d0e35a48366043b0148d1440115.jpgWhat was your art skill? Clay Coil Bowl

What event did you participate in? Curious Curators, an exhibition created and curated by young people.

Who is your artist inspiration? Jackson Pollock

What are your thoughts on your Arts Award experience? I enjoyed working with clay, using the designs I stenciled, then imprinting them into the clay. I learned how to imprint leaves into the clay to add to my clay coil bowl.

Sam Maughfling Year 9 - Bronze Award

e2456df258e051f4907c198d0b4e1c8a9cabb271.jpgWhat was your art skill? Clay Coil Bowl

What event did you participate in? Curious Curators. An exhibition created and curated by young people.

Who is your artist inspiration? Michael Brennand - Wood

What are your thoughts on your Arts Award experience? I worked on making a clay coil bowl, some of the repetitive areas of learning this skill I found difficult but I was happy with my end result.

Oliver Tompkinson Year 12 - Bronze Award

Whd232bbc557a25d3affc77c002ebd56ad27ff5231.jpgat was your art skill? Clay Coil Bowl

What event did you participate in? Curious Curators. An exhibition created and curated by young people.

Who is your artist inspiration? Michael Brennand - Wood

What are your thoughts on your Arts Award experience? I really enjoyed working with clay and was really happy with my end piece. Having worked with clay I have since been inspired to try more sculpture techniques using wire.

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Nici West

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Nici is the Editor for Arts Award on Voice. She loves all things books, theatre, music, art, visiting other countries, anything creative, and sometimes attempts to make YouTube videos. Alongside editing for Arts Award on 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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