Lydia Blakeley presents a new series of paintings which features students who attend Leeds City College. Blakeley’s exploration into portraiture brings together individual’s who enrich the educational environment. Using the traditional medium of figurative painting to observe and capture the portraits of individuals undertaking lifelong learning at the Quarry Hill Campus. From Art and Design to Social Sciences, Blakeley’s painting reveal the subject’s personalities and individuality, celebrating the vibrant students who are at the very heart of the college community.
January 13, 2021