The Rotary Club of the Deepings, Schools Art Competition

The entries for the competition

The entries for the competition
 ROTARY SCHOOL ARTS COMPETITION .. 2016                                                                                                     Budding young artists in the Deepings area have been impressing supermarket shoppers with their creative work. The youngsters have been taking part in the annual Young Art Competition run by the Rotary Club of the Deepings.  The competition, established 15 years ago, was set up to encourage young people to take an interest in art. This year it was open to pupils in Year Six and entries were invited from schools in and around the Deepings area, with each school eligible to submit six pieces of work. All the submitted artwork was displayed at the Tesco store in Market Deeping.  A panel of three independent judges had the difficult task of selecting the winners.  The results of the competition were:    Individual prizes:      1.  Amelia Davison (Northborough Primary School);                                        2.  Sophia McIvor  (Linchfield Community Primary School);                                        3.  Marcus Williams (Baston Primary School)   School prize:              Market Deeping Community Primary School.   A prize of £50 was awarded to the individual winner, with £25 going to the runner-up and £15 for third place. The winning school received £50.   The prizes were presented by Mayor of Market Deeping councillor Wayne Lester and Rotary Club president Ken Littlemore, with Tesco providing chocolate goodies for the winners.   Competition organiser John Lavery said: “The standard of entries this year was extremely high and all the young artists who took part should be proud of their efforts.   “We are grateful once again for the continued support of the local schools and, of course, to Martin Reece, manager of Market Deeping Tesco, for his support.”


ROTARY SCHOOL ARTS COMPETITION .. 2016.


Budding young artists in the Deepings area have been impressing supermarket shoppers with their creative work. The youngsters have been taking part in the annual Young Art Competition run by the Rotary Club of the Deepings.  The competition, established 15 years ago, was set up to encourage young people to take an interest in art. This year it was open to pupils in Year Six and entries were invited from schools in and around the Deepings area, with each school eligible to submit six pieces of work. All the submitted artwork was displayed at the Tesco store in Market Deeping.  A panel of three independent judges had the difficult task of selecting the winners.  The results of the competition were:    Individual prizes:      1.  Amelia Davison (Northborough Primary School);                                        2.  Sophia McIvor  (Linchfield Community Primary School);                                        3.  Marcus Williams (Baston Primary School)   School prize:              Market Deeping Community Primary School.   A prize of £50 was awarded to the individual winner, with £25 going to the runner-up and £15 for third place. The winning school received £50.   The prizes were presented by Mayor of Market Deeping councillor Wayne Lester and Rotary Club president Ken Littlemore, with Tesco providing chocolate goodies for the winners.   Competition organiser John Lavery said: “The standard of entries this year was extremely high and all the young artists who took part should be proud of their efforts.   “We are grateful once again for the continued support of the local schools and, of course, to Martin Reece, manager of Market Deeping Tesco, for his support.”

        

                



Inaugurated 13 yrs ago, the 2015 Annual Rotary Club of The Deepings Young Art Competition has just been held and the presentation to the winners was on Thursday 26th March . 

Open to Yr6 pupils in the 9 Primary Schools in and around the Deepings, it attracted entries of a very high standard.

The judges were Mrs Barbara Allen, a leading landscape artist in the Welland Art society; Mrs Su Donelly, an ex teacher of art and an accomplished animal portrait artist; Ellie Sandall a local children's author and book illustrator who also teaches art in Peterborough.  Fiona Ruddick, an ex art teacher and retired Ofsted Inspector represented Deepings Rotary.  Ellie Sandall briefed the audience as to what the judges had been looking for in the 70 minutes it took them to decide on the winners. The following were chosen:

1st Emily Moran of Kirkstone House. A print of Swans. Emily earns for herself 50, with a further contribution of 50 to the school.
2nd Joshuha Barrett of Baston Primary School.  A portrait in charcoal. Joshua was awarded 25 for his endeavours and a further 25 for the school.
3rd Jacob Bentley of Linchfield Primary School.  Aztec Art in the shape of a plate.  For his efforts Jacob was awarded 10 with a further 10 to the school.
Highly Commended Eliza Bowman of MD Community Primary.  Watercolour of African Violets.  Eliza is awarded 5 with a further 5 to the school.
Highly Commended Anna Sloss of Baston Primary School.  Annas interpretation of conflict had real impact.  Anna is awarded 5 with a further 5 to the school.

The winners were presented with their prizes by the President of Deepings Rotary, Jill Thomas, and the Mayor of Market Deeping, Councillor Roy Stephenson.

Martin Reece, the Manager of Tesco Market Deeping, allowed the exhibits to be displayed in-store and his Deputy, Kirsty Telford, presented each of the winners with an Easter Egg - courtesy of Tesco.

The picture shows some of the winners with the presentation party; from L-R
Ellie Sandall, Cllr Roy Stephenson, Anna Sloss , Liza Bowman, President Jill Thomas,
Fiona Ruddick, Joshua Barrett, Su Donley, Kirsty Telford.