AN ANDOVER student is one of a select few to be selected to take part in a summer arts programme.

Andover College student, Eve Penny, in her first year studying fine art, graphics and creative media, is 1 of only 20 students who has been accepted into Arts University Bournemouth’s online specialist summer school.

This short course is designed to give college students a taster of studying at higher education level.

Over the ten day course, they will explore many different artistic approaches which aims to help students expand their portfolio and creative abilities.

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Eve Penny's artwork

Eve said: “I’m excited to take part in this unique opportunity and further my skills through this course. I am grateful and can’t wait for the experience.”

During the art school, students will examine the methods, materials and thinking processes that artists use, as well as exploring some of the questions raised by contemporary art.

The university says that its range of activities and approaches will offer students the opportunity to explore their artistic interests and passions.

Students will be supported in expanding their portfolio whilst honing artistic skills.

Carlie Windows, art and design lecturer at Andover College added: “This is such a great opportunity for Eve to develop new ideas and approaches to her creative side and to inspire her own work for her current studies in fine art, graphics and creative media production.

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Eve Penny's artwork

"It will be a great way for Eve to have an insight in to Arts University Bournemouth and we cannot wait to see what work she produces.

“This is an incredible opportunity for Eve and we look forward to watching her grow and expand her creative skills with the specialist course and within our art department. Congratulations Eve.”

Artist-led activities will take place online from July 27-31 and then again from August 3-7 with optional independent study in the afternoons.

This year, the course will take place online, with a message by the university stating: "While we understand this online programme cannot fully replace the face-to-face, on-campus experience, we intend our online offer to provide you the opportunity to experience a collegiate-level, immersive, and challenging curriculum."