First opportunity for art

Artist and teacher Karen Frankel with two of her works. Picture: Marcus Whisson
Artist and teacher Karen Frankel with two of her works. Picture: Marcus Whisson

Frankel started her art studio with a small number of students and now teachers more than 120 students each week, including children’s classes and adult drawing, watercolour and acrylic sessions.

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary, works on display in various media will be provided by both students and staff.

‘The exhibition gives the students their first opportunity to prepare and display their work for sales paintings and hand-made cards will be available for sale at very affordable prices,’ she said.

‘It will also introduce our adult students to displaying and selling their work in a professional manner.

‘Most students are not aware of the quality of their work and the standard will be high and visitors will be able to purchase work at affordable prices.’

As part of the celebration, Frankel said she would hold a raffle with proceeds going to support Princess Margaret Hospital and childhood cancer in honour of Harvey Lovering who lost his battle with an aggressive brain tumour last month.

‘For the past 2