Oaklands College exhibition celebrates 160 years of the Herts Advertiser

Oaklands art exhibition

Oaklands art exhibition - Credit: Archant

Art, fashion and design students will be displaying their work at a public exhibition in St Albans Cathedral from tomorrow (22).

The Oaklands College students were commissioned to create pieces in line with a live brief from the Herts Advertiser, which celebrated its 160th birthday last year.

The students used news stories and other aspects of print journalism to develop their responses to the brief, using a wide variety of specialisms including ceramics, graphics, painting and drawing, photography, 3D design, interactive media and fashion.

Head of art, fashion and design Mike La-Traille said: “I would like to congratulate the students on embracing the project and producing some outstanding work in their respective disciplines. I would also like to thank the Herts Advertiser for entrusting us with helping to celebrate their contribution to print media in the local area with this invaluable live brief which gives the students some great work experience.”

The exhibition will also be open to the public from 10am-4.30pm on Saturday (23) and Monday, April 25, and from 1-5pm on Sunday (24).