Young people with learning disabilities have turned to art to express their feelings - culminating in an upcoming art exhibition in Swineshead.
The artwork of learners from Lincolnshire-based Linkage College is to go on display at the Arts Coritani gallery, in Granary Lane, off High Street, this Saturday, 3.30-6pm.
The exhibition, called ‘The Inner Learner’, will then run until November 30.
Seven learners who attend the Toynton All Saints campus operated by Linkage Community Trust near Spilsby, have spent the last few months working on their artistic creations and up to 40 pieces will be on show at gallery. This includes what is described as a ‘giant explosion of colour’ measuring 1.6 metres x 1.2 metres.
The students involved are Luke Penman, Joey Pelham, Danielle Hawkes, Chris Goff, Michael Hewitt and Jess Cooledge.
Art lecturer Alastair Brewster said: “The paintings are abstract in nature and explore the artists’ feelings. As some of them have complex communications needs, it can be a way of showing their creative side.
“Seeing their faces when the work appears on the walls will be a treat and most of the work will be for sale.”
Refreshments produced by Linkage College catering students will be served.