Aleks - Alternative cover design for a degree show catalogue
Aleks
Alternative cover design for a degree show catalogue
Aleks - Alternative cover design for a degree show catalogue
Zac - Inspired by 'Teef' puppets and moving image short created by Illustration & Animation students
Zac
Inspired by 'Teef' puppets and moving image short created by Illustration & Animation students
Zac - Inspired by 'Teef' puppets and moving image short created by Illustration & Animation students
Tom - Mark 2 - an original character inspired by a journey around the Art School.
Tom
Mark 2 - an original character inspired by a journey around the Art School.
Tom - Mark 2 - an original character inspired by a journey around the Art School.
Chloe - Original composition inspired by Fine Art graduates Harry Edwards I have in my pocket a hurricane fighter plane (Collection) and Emma-Grace Hill Birth.
Chloe
Original composition inspired by Fine Art graduates Harry Edwards I have in my pocket a hurricane fighter plane (Collection) and Emma-Grace Hill Birth.
Chloe - Original composition inspired by Fine Art graduates Harry Edwards I have in my pocket a hurricane fighter plane (Collection) and Emma-Grace Hill Birth.
Jake - Inspired by Fine Art graduates who have explored themes of immigration.
Jake
Inspired by Fine Art graduates who have explored themes of immigration.
Jake - Inspired by Fine Art graduates who have explored themes of immigration.
Mr Thomas
Inspired by constructed shine by Fine Art graduate Krittikarn Maleewan Pedrick's as part of her mixed-media installation, Welcome to Thailand.
Tafi - Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi
Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi - Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi - Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi
Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi - Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Tafi
Original pastel composition inspired by Girls - a collection of paintings by Fine Artist Fern Taylor.
Eloise - Original seashell and floral design in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textiles for a Margate residence.
Eloise
Original seashell and floral design in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textiles for a Margate residence.
Eloise - Original seashell and floral design in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textiles for a Margate residence.
Aleks - Extract of original seashell print in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textile designs for a Margate residence.
Aleks
Extract of original seashell print in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textile designs for a Margate residence.
Aleks - Extract of original seashell print in ink pen, inspired by an Interior Design graduate's textile designs for a Margate residence.
Maxim - Single lined drawing and side view perspective of glittering Untitled installation by Fine Art graduate Alex Robinson.
Maxim
Single lined drawing and side view perspective of glittering Untitled installation by Fine Art graduate Alex Robinson.
Maxim - Single lined drawing and side view perspective of glittering Untitled installation by Fine Art graduate Alex Robinson.
Ellie-May - Abstract composition in pastel inspired by cFine Art graduate Krittikarn Maleewan Pedrick's mixed-media installation, Welcome to Thailand and overlaid with a 'lucky token' as a gift from one artist to another.
Ellie-May
Abstract composition in pastel inspired by cFine Art graduate Krittikarn Maleewan Pedrick's mixed-media installation, Welcome to Thailand and overlaid with a 'lucky token' as a gift from one artist to another.
Ellie-May - Abstract composition in pastel inspired by cFine Art graduate Krittikarn Maleewan Pedrick's mixed-media installation, Welcome to Thailand and overlaid with a 'lucky token' as a gift from one artist to another.
Kayla - Inspired by an image from the Fine Art Catalogue, Joshua Evans-Hooper Playground (Collection).
Kayla
Inspired by an image from the Fine Art Catalogue, Joshua Evans-Hooper Playground (Collection).
Kayla - Inspired by an image from the Fine Art Catalogue, Joshua Evans-Hooper Playground (Collection).

Triumph of the King (Athelstan vs ‘ston’ University)

Art Explorations by King Athelstan Art Club
Inspired by Kingston School of Art Degree Show 2016

Throughout academic year 2015-16 Stanley Picker Gallery have been collaborating with King Athelstan Primary School in Kingston upon Thames to deliver a weekly Art Club for children from mixed classes across year’s 4, 5 and 6.

Current Art Clubbers: Aleks, Archie, Chloe, Ellie-May, Eloise, Jake, Jessica, Kayla, Maxim, Tafi, Tom and Zac

During the programme, with workshops tailored to meet the interests and requirements of individual groups, the young artists named above  have been learning about contemporary artist and designers practice, influences and creative processes, while sharing their individual interpretations, ideas and personal preoccupations through free-writing, drawing, collage, digital-making and discussion.

As part of this programme art clubbers visited Stanley Picker Gallery where they examined a number of onsite permanent and temporary works installed by Stanley Picker Fellows past and present – including Oreet Ashery, Richard Trupp and Fabien Cappello. The group made a special trip to the Knights Park Library, Fine Art Studios and 3D workshops at Kingston University’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture where many of the Gallery’s Fellows experiment and make their work alongside students. This was very exciting and to top it off we were lucky enough to watch the 3D printer in action!

Recently, the artists returned to explore the 2016 Undergraduate Degree Show where they researched ideas for formulation and presentation of their own works – making lots of notes in specially folded zines! Particular highlights included Interior Design, Illustration & Animation, Product Design and Fine Art, where each artist chose their favourite exhibited piece to inspire a new work on paper – a selection of outcomes is playing above.

Click here (shortly) to view a slideshow of our adventures – snapped by members of the club when we found the time to pick up a camera!

King Athelstan is a two-form entry community primary that teaches children to ‘take risks and ask brilliant questions’ – and very popular with use at the Gallery, have named each of their classes after artists. Art Club is supported by Art Coordinator Georgina Barr and Clubs Coordinator Darren McLaughlin.


Get Involved

For more information about this project and others please contact Natalie Kay on 020 8417 4074 or email n.kay@kingston.ac.uk.