We are delighted to support many young people through the award of grants from the Area
This year we have supported the following
---Cockpit Arts.To support a studio for a year to a maker...this year Guilia Manzoni, a master mosaicist.
---Royal Academy of Music...2 bursaries for young composers, this year Matthew Oliver and Gareth Moorcraft
---the Koestler Trust to support the teaching of artwork amongst young offenders; each year there is a free exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall, very inspiring.
---Royal School of Needlework.... bursaries and prizes for students, working in the most wonderful textiles. Eleanor Latham made a special piece for us to hang in The Arts Society House. See her piece on the 'Grants' page
---City & Guilds Art School...a bursary for a sculptor student.
---Talk about Art...a project for schools in the Lewisham and Greenwich areas, culminating in an exhibition visited by hundreds of children and their parents.
-- and many grants to local groups of the Arts Society supporting Arts projects for local school children.
This year, we are encouraginfg the 25 societies in the London Area to support art projects in local schools and organisations where art teaching and experiences are woefully short. go to 'Grants' for more information