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Illustrator draws inspiration from Le Marchant ward users

HOSPITAL patients have helped inspire new artwork aimed at reducing the impact of their immobility. Arts for Impact designed the wall coverings in Le Marchant Rehabilitation Ward after illustrator Hugh Rose spent several weeks visiting the hospital to gain inspiration from its users.After consultation with staff and patients Mr Rose learned that a primary concern is the immobility of patients,

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Bursaries for best two of 77 young artists

TWO budding artists were awarded the Art For Guernsey Royal Drawing School bursaries, as judged by visiting artist Dmitri Permiakov. The winners of the two Art For Guernsey Royal Drawing School bursaries, Molly Le Pavoux, 15, left, and Jana Shrigley, 16. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 22661461) It is the second year the awards have been presented, giving the winners a

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Sovereign Art finalists enjoy a brush with visiting artist

FINALISTS for the Sovereign Art Foundation Student Prize were inspired by Russian artist Dimitri Permiakov yesterday during his visit to the island. Each year, Art for Guernsey brings over an artist for the summer and puts on an exhibition of some of their work from home and pieces they created in Guernsey.Founder of Art for Guernsey David Ummels said: ‘The

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We have the art here, all we need is iconic venue

A FRESH call for an ‘iconic’ arts venue in Guernsey has been made – with ‘world class’ art collectors ready to loan artworks to it for free. Entrepreneur and art collector David Ummels told yesterday’s Chamber of Commerce lunch that ‘world class’ art collectors living locally would be willing to loan some of their collection to be displayed for free,

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Public vote decides winner

A painting depicting battery farm cruelty, a graphic print expressing alienation and a fine-line drawing of a Mad Hatter-themed dream world took the top prizes at the Sovereign Art Foundation’s school art competition. The prizegiving at this year’s Sovereign Art Foundation competition. Left to right: Stephen Hare, managing director of Sovereign Trust, College of FE art teacher Alice Coggins, Jonah

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