‘A Ship's Voyage’ by Ryan King (9) from St. Ita's School.
Highlanes Gallery on Laurence Street is the venue once again this year for an exhibition of the 126 winning paintings from the Texaco Children's Art Competition which is now in its 65th year.
The official opening, to which this year's winning artists together with students from schools in the Drogheda area and the North East region have been invited, will take place at 11am on Tuesday, 24th September.
Following this, the exhibition will remain open to the public each day from Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 5pm until Wednesday, 30th October. Admission is free.
Amongst the 126 exhibits on show will be works by eight Drogheda students who won top prizes in the competition. They are:
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Another top Louth winner is Patrick Casey (17), a pupil at St. Brigid's Special School, Dundalk.
Recognised as one of the leading galleries of its kind in Ireland, further information in relation to Highlanes Gallery is available at highlanes.ie or by contacting Siobhan Murphy at 041-980 3311.