The Highlanes Gallery on Laurence Street, Drogheda is the venue once again for an exhibition of the 126 winning paintings from this year's 61st Texaco Children's Art Competition.
The official opening ceremony, to which this year's winning artists together with students from schools in the Drogheda area have been invited, will take place at 11.00am on Tuesday, 8th September. Following this, the exhibition will remain open to the public each day from Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 5.00pm until Wednesday 7th October next. Admission is free.
Amongst the 126 exhibits on show will be works by six Louth students who took top prizes in the competition. They are Katya Lalor (14), a pupil at Sacred Heart School, Drogheda; Luke Collins (7), from Scoil Aonghusa, Drogheda; and Jamie Caffery (13), Lauren Leslie (16) and Jessica Cauldwell (15), all from St. Ita's Special School, Drogheda and Michaela Begley (18) from Greenore.
The Highlanes Gallery is now recognised as one of the leading galleries of its kind in Ireland. Further information is available at http://www.highlanes.ie
or by contacting Siobhan Murphy or Hilary Kelly at 041-9803311.