Monthly Archives October 2017

Fun at Appleday!

Fun at Appleday!  Thank you to Darwin Nurseries for inviting Rowan along to their Appleday event this week. Our stall was a great success selling artwork made by our student artists including apple themed badges. We also had our students come along from Rowan to join in with the activities, meet the animals and get involved in a fantastic day. Bring on the next one!  “I enjoyed coming to Darwin today as I have never been.”  “I liked looking around and trying the apples – I liked the chocolate covered ones.”     
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Display inspiration at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Display inspiration at the Fitzwilliam Museum Student artists at Rowan had the opportunity to visit their artwork at the Fitzwilliam William last week. The artwork was completed as part of the River Cam Project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. This project focused on and researched the contemporary and historical aspects of the heritage of the River Cam. Find out more about the project here. Frank was over the moon with his artwork on display: “I thought my work has finally, at last, been put up in a museum. It is now where my work should rightly be.” Rosie enjoyed seeing the other displays
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Game of Thrones…

Game of Thrones… At Rowan our student artists not only have the opportunity to work on their own creative projects in their choice of woodwork, ceramics, textiles, print and mixed media but they can also get involved in commissions. A great example of this is one of our latest commissions for Millington Road Nursery School. We were asked to create a throne for the nursery that included the following animals: penguin, owl, hedgehog, fox, duckling, badger and a squirrel. The throne itself came together through the hard work of the woodwork team and student artists. Alongside this we had many
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