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.
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."