Artists drawn to the summit

1st July 2005 at 01:00
"This collection of work just demonstrates how much talent Scotland's young people have." That was how Anton Colella, chief executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority, summed up "Eight for the G8", the best artwork from this year's Higher art and design exam which will be presented to the spouses of the G8 leaders next week during their Gleneagles summit.

Alison Ballantyne, Gleniffer High Beachcomber (right) For Laura Bush (United States)

Maria Cox, St Columba's High, Dunfermline Seashore (right) For Maria Barroso (European Commission)

Laura Kerr, Prestwick Academy Christmas Time (left) For Sheila Martin (Canada)

Marloes de Boer, Banchory Academy Women of the World (above) For Cherie Blair

Alexander MacRae, Anderson High, Lerwick Wealth and Deceit (right) For Bernadette Chirac (France)

Carla Corrieri, Dunblane High Food and Drink (right) For Veronica Berlusconi (Italy)

Sarah Hardie, Dollar Academy Figure Composition (above) For Doris Schroder-Kopf (Germany)

Louise Holsgrove, St Cuthbert's High, Johnstone Secret Garden (below) For Ludmila Putin (Russia)

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