TALENTED pupils showed their artwork alongside pieces by Scotland’s top artists at a unique exhibition in St Columba’s School in 2004. 

Renowned painters such as Elizabeth Blackadder, James Watt, Hazel Nagl and Alan King showed work, as did school pupils and students from the Kilmacolm school’s evening classes.

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Proceeds from the sales went to children’s charities, including the Glasgow based Yorkhill Hospital Make Us A Million appeal.

Head of art Helen Beall said at the time: “Our pupils are very excited by this opportunity to exhibit with successful professional artists. 

“It is a wonderful experience for them to see, in their own school, some exceptional modern work.”

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Sculptor Vincent Butler and designer Laura Baillie were among those who will be doing workshops with pupils at the school from Kilmalcolm.