Ricky takes a bite out of art

Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson is to switch the microphone for a paintbrush in new CBBC show, Ricky Wilson’s Art Jam as part of the BBC’s Lockdown Learning. Each episode sees the former art teacher invite a celebrity friend into his art studio to chat about their lives and art passions.

dot- art Schools goes virtual for 2020

dot-art Schools has announced that this year’s annual inter-school art exhibition will be going ahead in a brand new online virtual gallery. Plus, the creative talents of teachers will be celebrated alongside the students. Carolyn Murray, dot-art schools project manager said: “After the sadness of having to postpone our eighth annual

Carmel biology teacher wins wildlife art competition

Carmel College biology teacher, Daniel Wilson has been shortlisted in an internationally renowned wildlife art competition run by the UK based conservation charity, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. This year’s ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ competition received 1,200 entries from artists across 53 countries. Amongst the 159 shortlisted entries for the final exhibition

Kyas wins nationwide competition for new animated series

A nationwide competition to find the voice of the lead character for a new animated series has announced that local school-boy, Kyas Ako-parker, Sudley Junior School in Aigburth, has won the main prize to narrate ‘Clean Our Planet: Energy Of Change’. Kyas, aged 11, along with five other children from around

Online voting launched to find the region’s top young artists

A public online vote to find Liverpool City Region’s best young artists opened on Saturday 28 March and continues until 28 April 2020. This year 1257 pupils from 76 schools have entered the dot-art Schools competition and the shortlisted students from each school are now hoping for your votes to win a