Monthly Archives October 2015

Alfred Wallis Inspiration – ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL

Alfred Wallis Inspiration – ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL In the final blog post for the exhibition ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL, Rowan student Francis explores how the work of Alfred Wallis has inspired him to develop his art practice. Lydia from the Cambridge News came and met with Francis at Rowan – you can read her article here.  I first got into Alfred Wallis when I was doing my GCSE’s, and also from my holidays when I went to Cornwall and saw plenty of his paintings. I just like his simple style. It’s kid-like and it’s also like a diary because
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Tracy’s Lamp – ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL

Dripping Clocks I’m inspired by Salvador Dali’s art because its all higgledy-piggledy and that’s what I like about it! I looked at a picture on the Internet, it’s the way the clocks were dripping and I thought that would be something different to do. The lamp base is a snooker table leg and the bottom is Ash wood, and two recycled lampshades. We made the lampshade with four pieces of silk and put different dyes on them and wrapped them around the lampshade and made three stars to put on the lampshade, we used one of the sewing machines to
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ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL exhibition at Rowan

ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL exhibition at Rowan Presenting work in a variety of media, ART MAKES YOU POWERFUL highlights the transforming power of the visual arts. This exhibition, created by our students, explores how art has the power to develop confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing. All of the works in this exhibition are the students’ own personal projects. Our student’s benefit from the transformative power of the visual arts and this can be life-changing. Research shows a wide range of benefits for those who make art and these include the improvement of language, developmental progression, physical and emotional development, the ability
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Film About Rowan

Film About Rowan Here’s the new film made by students from the Film and Television course at Cambridge Regional College’s Red Chair Productions. This film aims to provide an insight into Rowan’s work and promote the value of the arts. We’ll have more information here about the making of the film soon.
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