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Nooridin Abdi (Gateway College), LSA President Lars Tharp, LSA Chair Suzanne Harry

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Seven prizes were awarded to students for artwork in Little Selves (25 March to 25 June 2017) at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery at the exhibition preview on Friday 24th March.

Painting by Becky Hayley

Becky Hayley, 'The Red Scarf', pencil & watercolour

First Prize for Best Student Work
sponsored by LSA

Becky Hayley, Oakham School

"An interesting and intriguing piece that full of narrative; very well drawn and painted."

screen print by Tristan Angus

Tristan Angus, 'Self Portrait', screen print

Student Original Print Prize
sponsored by Leicester Print Workshop

Tristan Angus, Leicester College

""Chosen for its confidence and capturing of a mood, this print is technically perfect. The colour and form is bold, energetic, humorous and powerful."

Drawing by Jordon Illingworth

Jordan Illingworth, 'Study in Black and white', pencil

Student Drawing Prize
sponsored by Creed Design Associates

Jordan Illingworth, Robert Smyth Academy

"Inviting closer inspection, Jordan's drawing was chosen for its subtle, delicate technique."

Painting by Yuanqing Zhang

Yuanqing Zhang, 'Self Portrait', oil paint on canvas

Student Painting Prize
sponsored by LSA

Yuanqing Zhang, Leicester High School for Girls

"An accomplished self portrait, well drawn, with beautifully combined tones and colours."

Photograph by Robert Spicer

Robert Spicer, 'Guy', digital photographic print

Student Digital and Photographic Prize
sponsored by Indigo Blue Media

Robert Spicer, Loughborough Grammar School

"An intriguing image that employs good technical skill and has great impact."

Ceramic by Nooridin Abdi

Nooridin Abdi, 'Little Ceramic Self', ceramic coloured with underglazes (Image: Sarah Salotti Photography)

Student 3D Design and Textiles Prize
sponsored by HC Human Resource Consulting Limited

Nooridin Abdi, Gateway College

'"A unique ceramic that has an appealing colour palette and great decorative qualities." 

Etching by Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson, 'Self Portrait', etching

Framers Choice Prize
sponsored by Cank Street Gallery

Sean Johnson, Gateway College

"Sean has produced a charming drawing, nicely executed in drypoint. A little 'selfie', revealing his interests and passion for art - with flair."

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