AN AWARD-winning art installation by SGS College graduate Robin Watkins-Davis is being shown in Painswick in January.

“Stroud Art College was a fantastic experience for me – the tutors are enthusiastic and dedicated – constantly pushing boundaries in art and exposing us to new ways of thinking and looking at the world, I highly recommend this course,” said Robin,19, who has just finished her art foundation course at SGS.

During her time there she made an art installation, which has since won two awards, one from SGS for ‘best creative’ and one from Cheltenham's mayor for ‘best creative and performing arts’.

This award-winning installation called Shift is all about the transformational effects movement and practices like yoga have on people’s wellbeing

Robin is experienced in understanding the transformational effects movement has on peoples lives as she witnesses this daily with her yoga teaching - she was the UK’s youngest yoga instructor in the UK and shares yoga and mindfulness with young people all around Gloucestershire, recently she delivered a workshop on wellbeing to hundreds of sixth former at Stroud High School.

“This exhibition is really important to me, not only on a personal level but because of the rising issues around young people’s mental health," she said.

The exhibition is at the Painswick Centre from January 11 to 14.

Times - January 11, 5pm to 8pm, January 12,13,14, 10am to 5pm.

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