Keira’s the new darling of the arts

Keira Charleston with her award-winning artwork. 161520

OCEAN Grove could have its next budding international artist on its hands.
Five-year-old Keira Charleston beat 1500 other entrants to win a gold medal in the Young Australian Artist of the Year award for her work, titled ’Feest’, which is a depiction of her family.
The Ocean Grove Primary School student has been learning her craft at art’skool run by Kaz McGlynn at The Studio @ 54 Grubb Road in Ocean Grove.
Kaz presented Keira with her gold medal at school.
It’s the fourth year in a row that the local art studio has produced a gold medal winner.
Kaz said young people can express themselves through their artwork and she runs art classes on weekends.