Visual Arts Exhibition held for Education Month

As a part of Education Month celebrations, the Allied Arts Unit of the Ministry of Education on Monday launched a four-day schools visual arts exhibition at the National Library, Georgetown showcasing work by Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination students and differently-abled children.

A release from the Government Information Agency (GINA) said that the exhibition displayed a variety of visual art pieces in a range of media including printmaking, textile design and manipulation, painting and mixed media, leather craft, fiber and decorative art, graphics and communication design, ceramics and sculpture.

A section of the art on display which was done by schoolchildren
A section of the art on display which was done by schoolchildren

An exhibit showcased floral designs and costume jewellery made by differently-abled children.

The release said that the event was coordinated by Visual Arts Coordinator, Rawle Franklin and was officially opened by Assistant Chief Education Officer, Secondary, Leslyn Charles.

Charles, in her remarks said visual arts is a subject that is incorporated in every other subject, stimulates thinking and creates social skills.

The exhibition was held in the National Library Annexe.

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