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Iain Robertson, Clare Wardman and the Cornwall Council Schools Art Collection

Pool School Gallery







'Ohne Titel' Clare Wardman


'Ohne Titel' Clare Wardman




'Mega Jazzy' Iain Robertson


'Flat Weave' Clare Wardman



'Pool School Gallery, a community interest company, has been awarded £45,400 by the National Lottery to work with the Cornwall Council Schools Art Collection. This important and culturally significant collection was created with the intention that children in Cornwall should have access to great art. Artists represented include Jacob Epstein, Barbara Hepworth, Alfred Wallis and Terry Frost.

During 2018 Pool Academy students worked with artists to transform the school’s old caretakers’ bungalow into a new art gallery. Thanks to National Lottery players, the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will support an exciting project using the Cornwall Council Schools Art Collection. Students will research its history and create exhibitions and learning materials based around it. The project examines not what art means, but what art means to us. Students will be responsible for telling its story and they will help to shape and secure its future. The project is supported by Pool Academy, The Royal Cornwall Museum, Cornwall Museums Partnership and Cornwall Council'. 

For further information email jontyleesstudio@gmail.com