A STUDENT whose painting was chosen to appear on the Royal Academy of Arts website will exhibit her work next week.
Chesham Grammar School pupil Rebecca Smith, 17, is delighted after her painting titled The Caretaker was picked as one of 45 pieces chosen by the curators of the Royal Academy A-Level Summer exhibition online.
The judging panel which included the Royal Academician Grayson Perry were faced with 1,450 submissions from courses all over the country.
Fellow student Harriet Stone was shortlisted.
Both girls will show their work at the in the school’s annual exhibition on Saturday, June 30, from 12pm to 4pm.
A-Level art and photography created by pupils at the school over the past year will also be on show and sales of postcards, fridge magnets and revenue from a prize draw will go to charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
Head of art and photography at the school Chris Biddle said: “The standard of work this year was exceptional and really highlights the potential, skills and imagination of the students. Anyone interested in the current state of art at schools should come along and support a worthy cause.”