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We are delighted to announce the winners of our November City Art Stars competition for schools. Weekly, interactive art workshops were delivered via Microsoft Teams to pupils from Craigroyston Primary School, Forthview Primary School and Dalry Primary School.

Pupils created paintings of Edinburgh landmarks inspired by the artist Kate Downie whose work is featured in the City Art Centre exhibition ‘Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre’. Classes also created colourful stained-glass windows and eye-catching interior collage artworks inspired by our exhibition ‘Reflections: the light and life of John Henry Lorimer’.

The winning artworks for November were voted for by City Art Centre staff and members of the Culture & Communities Committee at the City of Edinburgh Council:

GOLD AWARD – Maya, Dalry Primary School, P7

Our judges were really impressed by this sophisticated design by Maya. It is clear that a lot of thought and care has been put into creating this beautiful artwork. We love the bright colours used and we think that this would make a fantastic stained-glass window in real life! Well done Maya!

SILVER AWARD – Caitlin, Dalry Primary School, P7

This artwork by Caitlin really made us smile. A lot of thoughtful detail has been added to this eye-catching collage. It is just joyful to look at, well done Caitlin!

BRONZE AWARD – Tamara, Craigroyston Primary School, P7

We were impressed by the attention to detail in this confident drawing of the Museum of Edinburgh by Tamara, it is fantastic!! Well done Tamara! 

BRONZE AWARD – Chance, Craigroyston Primary School, P7

Our judges commented on the brilliant use of perspective in this artwork by Chance. This composition is visually striking and filled with great detail. We love the clouds in the sky! Well done Chance!

Our four fantastic winners will receive certificates and an art materials prize.




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