INFORMATION ABOUT STUDENT AWARD 2017 COMING SOON...
Leicester Society of Artists is pleased to announce the results of the LSA Student Award 2016, sponsored by West End Gallery, Leicester:
Joint Winners 2016
Tiffany Tangen, BA Fine Art, De Montfort University, 2016
Samson Tudor, BA Fine Art (1st year), Loughborough University
Alice Heaton, BA Design Crafts, De Montfort University, 2016
The shortlisted students for the LSA Student Award 2016 were:
Marcus Dove - BA, Fine Art, De Montfort University
Alice Heaton - BA, Design Crafts, De Montfort University
Alice Mann - BA, Fine Art, , De Montfort University
Allen Moore - BA, Fine Art, Loughborough University
Tiffany Tangen - BA Fine Art, De Montfort University
Samson Tudor - BA, Fine Art (1st year), Loughborough University
Ruby Waage Townsend - BTEC Diploma, Art & Design (Foundation Studies), De Montfort University
Tom Wareing - BA, Fine Art, De Montfort University
Information for Short-Listed Students
You must deliver your original works to West End Gallery between Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 August 2016.
West End Gallery
107 Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH
Round 2 judging by the selection committee will take place on Tuesday 30 August 2016.
The winner and runners up will be announced on this website on Thursday 1 September 2016
About the LSA Student Award
The award is open to students in full or part time education at a college or university in Leicestershire, studying a foundation course or degree course in any art or design discipline.
The main prize for the winning work is £400, sponsored by West End Gallery and will also frame the winning work.
Two runners up will also win £100 each, sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists. The winning works will be included in the LSA Annual Exhibition 2016 (30 September - 29 October 2016) at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Leicester.
West End Gallery will provide exhibition space in the gallery in 2017 for the winner and 2 runners up .
Creative Leicestershire will provide one-to-one business and funding advice for the winner and two runners up.
Applications for the award have now closed: the deadline for applications and uploaded images was midnight on Friday 29 July 2016.
The shortlisted students were announced here on Tuesday 2 August 2016.
The winner and runners up were announced here on Thursday 1 September 2016.
What you may submit
2d works: unframed work may be submitted to the award but must conform to the following when framed for exhibition: W:200cms x H: 200cm. We cannot accept video or film this year, as we are not able to show this in our exhibition.
3d works: there are no size restrictions for free-standing 3d works, but sharp or unstable works will be excluded on grounds of health safety and electric works (other than battery powered) are not accepted. Works that will be exhibited in cased plinths (eg. fragile works), must conform to the following maximum dimensions: W:50cm x D:50cm x H:100cm.
How to apply for the award - 3 steps
1. Submit the form.
2. Receive an email with a unique reference number.
3. Upload photos of your work by midnight on Friday 29 July 2016. Use the link on the email, and enter your unique reference number + email address. Each image should be no bigger than 3MB. Your digital photographs should be a minimum of 1500 pixels width / 1500 pixels height.
Digital photographs will be submitted online for the first round of the selection process. We ask for a short artist’s statement for publicity purposes.
The deadline for applying for the award and digital images to be received is midnight 29 July 2016.
Once you have uploaded your photos, they cannot be changed.
Scroll upwards for the the application form
About the entry process
Apply using the application form above to enter the Student Award 2016, then upload images of your artwork by midnight 29 July 2016. Please note that each image should be no bigger than 3MB to successfully upload. You will receive an email from us, confirming your application which provides your unique reference number and a link to your profile, where you can view and upload your images and personal statement.
A shortlist of works will be chosen in the first round by our selection committee on 1 August to go forward to round two of judging. The list of shortlisted students will be announced on this website on Tuesday 2 August 2016.
The shortlisted student must deliver their original works to West End Gallery (107 Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH) between Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 August 2016. Round 2 judging by the selection committee will take place on 30 August 2016.
The final winner and two runners-up will be announced on the LSA website on Thursday 1 September 2016. West End Gallery will cover the cost of framing the main winner's work, in collaboration with the winning student.
Selection Committee 2016
All submitted digital images of works and original works will be placed before the LSA 2016 Student Award Selection Committee. This year’s committee comprises:
Trevor Bent, LSA Chair
Marck Geary, Director of West End Gallery
Jax Crew, LSA Secretary
Jane French, LSA Exhibition Organiser
Jo Sheppard, LSA Treasurer
Gillian Adair McFarland, LSA Council Member
If you have any questions, please take a look at our Frequently asked questions. If you can’t find the answer, please contact the LSA Chair Trevor Bent: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are grateful to the West End Gallery for their generous sponsorship of this award. We would also like to thank Creative Leicestershire for their help, advice and involvement in this year’s award.
West End Gallery are pleased to sponsor the LSA Student Award 2016 and donate the winner's prize of £400 with the opportunity to exhibit at West End Gallery in 2017.
Creative Leicestershire provide one-to-one business and funding advice for artists and students, promotional opportunities and free Creative Leicestershire workshops
Student Award Winners
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The following three students are the LSA Student Award 2015 finalists:
Huw Janes - Fine Art BA, Loughborough University
Andrew Sales - Fine Art BA, Loughborough University
Hannah Tounsend - Fine Art by Independent Study MA, De Montfort University