THE winners of the Trafford Schools Open Art Exhibition were announced on Monday. The event was organised by Art With A Heart, the arts centre for the community on Shaws Road in Altrincham. A total of seven schools took part, including Altrincham College of Arts, Altrincham Girls Grammar School, Loreto Grammar School, Sale Grammar School, Trafford College, Urmston Grammar School and Wellington School. Hobbycraft sponored the event which saw participants walk away with various prizes, including up to £1,000 worth of art materials. The space has attracted more than 6,000 visitors since it first opened its doors in September last year and Margaret Norris of Altrincham Society of Artists and Maddie Stocker, the exhibition’s curator, were among the judges. The resultts were as follows: Alternative Media Award - Katie Leigh for My Dad. Painting Award - Jennifer Jamieson for Victory. Inspired by Heritage Award - Jess Parker for Flower of the Eternal Sleep. Hobbycraft Award - Maria Neocieous for Craving A Cupcake? Visitors Choice 1st - Katie Leigh for My Dad. Visitors Choice 2nd - Jennifer Jamieson for The Eagle. Visitors Choice 3rd - Rhiannon Wright for Marissa. Selectors Award for the Trafford School - Altrincham Grammar School for Girls. Caption - Pictured left to right are winners Katie Leigh, Jennifer Jamieson and Jess Parker.
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