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Make an Impression: UCL showcases prints from east London schools

23 April 2019

The North cloisters at UCL hosts a new exhibition at UCL of 90 black-and-white prints by young people from east London.

screen print image created by east London pupil of people with umbrellas in the rain

On the 12th April  'Make an Impression: Prints from East London Schools' opened in the North Cloisters at UCL's Wilkins Building. This new exhibition showcases 90 black and white prints created by young people in east London. The works have been created as part of UCL Culture's schools engagement work, which offers a programme of free workshops to east London schools. You can find out more about the programme and the workshops on offer on UCL Culture's website.

The exhibition displays unique dry point etchings created by students aged 11-18, who were invited to learn about this specialist artist technique at the Slade School of Fine Art and UCL Art Museum. It is free and runs until the 9th May.

'Make an Impression' schowcases work from Stoke Newington School, BSix Sixth Form College, NewVic Sixth Form College, Hackney New School, Sir George Monoux College and Canary Wharf College.

If you would like to find out more about the exhibition or our work in east London please email engagement-east@ucl.ac.uk