St Albans boy’s work hung on Royal Academy of Arts wall

PUBLISHED: 14:45 17 July 2019 | UPDATED: 18:49 17 July 2019

Oli Kellert with his exhibited piece of artwork at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Oli Kellert with his exhibited piece of artwork at the Royal Academy of Arts.


A St Albans schoolboy’s art is adorning the walls of the Royal Academy.

Sandringham School A-level pupil Oli Kellert, 16, was entered into a competition by his head of art for the Young Artist Summer Show at the Royal Academy of Arts.

You may also want to watch:

Out of 6,200 submissions, only 135 artists were chosen to have their artwork displayed at the Royal Academy. His work will be hung on the walls of the Royal Academy of Arts from July 13 to Aug 4.

The school had a trip into London to see the painting this week.

Oli said: "It was so cool to see my work hanging up on the walls and to be able to show my friends on our school trip."

Head of art at Sandringham School Elizabeth Kelly said: "We are so proud of Oliver! An incredible achievement!"

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Herts Advertiser