New 2 Year Programme

Announcing our new 2 year programme

We are delighted to announce that our application to Arts Council England for our new 2 year programme was successful. This programme will see us deliver three strands of exciting and innovative activity, launching in 2018. The Forest is the Museum The Forest is the Museum is programme of artists in residence at Fineshade Wood,[…]

From Scotland to Corby

Arts Hero

For Part C of the Bronze Arts Award: Level 1 Award in the Arts qualification, young people need to research the work of an artist that inspires them. Corey from The CE Academy met Scottish artist Roddy Buchanan during his residency with Fermynwoods, finding out more about his work and carrying out the following interview.[…]

Green Screen - Lodge Park

Green Screen

This week students from Lodge Park Academy saw the outcome of a workshop with our Associate Artist Virginie Litzler go up on a billboard in Corby. Inspired by Virginie’s residency in Shanghai, students were challenged to make themselves invisible against natural phenomena, looking more closely at the view the camera sees. Where typically the message[…]

Green Screen

Green Screen

Our Associate Artist Virginie Litzler has been working with students from Lodge Park Academy and Boughton Primary to celebrate and reveal unseen green spaces in Northamptonshire. Look out for the striking results which will be displayed on billboards in the area. Inspired by Virginie’s residency in Shanghai, students were challenged to make themselves invisible against[…]

The CE Academy 2015-16

CE Academy Year Book 2016-17

Over the course of the 2016-2017 academic year, 18 Key Stage 3 students from The CE Academy attended a total of 78 artist led workshops with Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. Workshop information, student comments, photographs and analysis are all included in a beautiful limited-edition book. containing information, photographs and analysis on workshop activity with pupils from[…]

Digital Sculpture Workshop

Students from Malcolm Arnold Academy visited us for a digital sculpture workshop with one of our Associate Educators, artist Sam Read. Students explored different ways of digitising their bodies and the landscape in three dimensions. This included methods such as photogrammetry (a process which creates surface points from stitching together photographs), or by using 3D[…]

Open 28 exhibition

Open 28 exhibition

8 students from The CE Academy, and 1 student from Woodford C of E Primary school have been selected for the Young People Category in the Open 28 exhibtion at the Old Library Gallery, Leicester, with art work created during workshops with Fermynwoods. One student won the Soft Touch Arts Prize at with a pin[…]

The CE Academy 2015-16

CE Academy Year Book 2015-16

In recognition of a highly-successful year of workshops at Sudborough Green Lodge, Fermynwoods has produced a beautiful limited-edition book containing information, photographs and analysis on workshop activity with pupils from The CE Academy. Throughout the 2015/16 academic year we delivered workshops led by a variety of national and international artists for two days every week.[…]