18th September 2000
ABORIGINAL ART SENDS KIDS UP THE POLE
Physically challenged children from Ganton Special Needs School in Hull will get to see their artwork on show in a public place for the first time tomorrow (Tuesday).
The children have been working on an art project - a series of large brightly painted poles - based on Aboriginal art from Australia, and their teachers were anxious to find a venue where the work could be displayed free of charge.
The EICH Gallery based at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside in George Street has stepped into the breach and is offering its refectory area as a venue for the exhibition.
Four of the children involved in the project will be at the EICH (European Illustration Collection Hull) Gallery tomorrow (Tuesday 19th September 2000) from 10am until 10.30am to see their work on show.
“It’s the first time that anything like this has been attempted,” said Kathie Jenkins, curator of the EICH Gallery. “We’re extremely pleased to be able to help out and host this most unusual exhibition for the children,”
The display will be on show until Wednesday 20th September 2000.
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For more information contact:
Jez Ashberry Kathie Jenkins
Press and Media Relations Manager EICH Gallery
University of Lincolnshire & Humberside George Street
Tel: 01522 886042 Hull
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01482 462060