Art Students Celebrate Success at the John Downton Awards 2021

We are absolutely delighted to announce that 9 of our incredible artists were selected to exhibit their work online for The John Downton Awards 2021. In spite of everything our students have faced over the past two years, they have been incredibly ambitious, creating astonishingly skilful and imaginative work. In addition 4 of our student were prize winners! Carla R was awarded the Prize for Painting (in the 11-16 category), Pip C achieved the Gold Award (in the 11-16 category), Charlotte B was awarded the Prize for Painting (in the 17-18 category) and Chiara M achieved the Silver Award (in the 17-18 category). 

What a fantastic achievement. A massive congratulations to you all!  


The Art Department  

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About the awards The John Downton Award for Young Artists is an annual exhibition which encourages and celebrates the creativity of Kent's young artists. It is open to students aged 11 to 18 from schools and colleges across Kent. The award is hosted by us on behalf of the John Downton Trust. The exhibition commemorates the life and work of John Downton, the celebrated Kent artist, poet and philosopher.