Young artist Annie has a brush with fame

A young artist is experiencing a brush with online fame after her work received thousands of likes on social media.

Friday, 17th April 2020, 11:37 am

Year 7 pupil Annie Wortley, who attends Carleton High School, has produced canvas paintings in the style of Brazilian artist Romero Britto for her home learning project.

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The artist’s PA has even been in touch with her about the colourful piece of work.

A spokesperson for the school said: “The work has been shared on social media and it has gone viral with over 5,000 likes.

“People all over the country are asking her to commission more and offering a financial donation to the NHS in return.”