An exhibition of work by teachers from across Peterborough
Dates: Saturday 13th April to Saturday 27th April
Times: Monday – Saturday, 12 – 5pm. Sunday 12 – 4.30pm
Venue: Vivacity shop, Queensgate, PE1 1PU (opposite McDonalds)
After School Club is an exhibition celebrating the artwork by art teachers from across Peterborough and the PE postcode.
Teachers of Peterborough dedicate an enormous amount of time and energy to inspiring our future generations. This exhibition is an opportunity for them to focus on, and show off, their own creative talents.
The exhibition was dreamt up by a number of teachers who were invited to a dinner at Metal back in summer 2018. The discussion at the dinner was whether or not teachers, who may have trained as artists, musicians or performers, still maintained their practice. Many did, though some struggled to do so, acknowledging the challenge of juggling the pressures of a demanding day-job and family life.
As an incentive to create new art works, Metal and Vivacity set the challenge of a public exhibition to create a new network and inspire new work. In the lead up to the exhibition there were 3 get-togethers for teachers. This was an opportunity for participating teachers to meet each other, share challenges, get advice on work / processes and also consider how to present their work for the exhibition.
Vicky Birley, Catherine Brooks, Asher-Marie Cater, Rose Croft, Louise Denney, Gillian Fradley, Rebecca Hampson, Deborah Henning, Lucy Lester, Hannah Littleton, Tony Lumb, Jackie Nosworthy, Ewa Pandera, Sara Parnell, Claire Pope, Alexandra Powell-Bowns, David Raine, Francis Reynolds, Sarah Robinson, Helen Savage, Hanna Senior, Sally Slade, Kevin Terry and Clare Turner.
These artists represent the following schools:
Cavalry Primary School, March
Gladstone Primary Academy
Jack Hunt School
Lime Academy Parnwell
Nene Park Academy
Peterborough Regional College
Sawtry Village Academy
St Johns Church School
St John Fisher Catholic High School
The Peterborough School
Thomas Deacon Academy
West Town Primary Academy
William De Yaxley Primary School
Winyates Primary School