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Awards presented at Degree Show 2019

A series of coveted awards were presented to students of Design, Fine Art, and Film and Visual Culture at the Degree Show 2019.

The annual event provides the opportunity for students from the School of Creative and Performing Arts to showcase the culmination of three years of work.

Painting, sculpture, jewellery design, textiles and ceramics were among the disciplines exhibited at the opening night event, with attendees invited to purchase the works on show.

A number of awards were also presented on the night to students who showcased exceptional talent.

The winners were:

  • Grace Beck - Carter Preston Foundation Trust Award
  • Harry Garner - Liverpool Women’s Purchase Prize
  • Poppy Hughes - Arena Studio’s and Gallery Residency
  • Anna Katricenko - The Bluecoat Display Centre Exhibition Award
  • Mia Jones, Harry Garner, Zara Parwez, Abiana Bore - The Corke Exhibition Award
  • Olivia Macdonald - The Frank Award
  • Gage Egan - Pete Cummings Award
  • Lauren Hillyard & Grace Beck - Simon Ryder Purchase Prize
  • Alex Lyons - Sysco Training & Consultancy Purchase Prize
  • Ivy Kalungi - FACT & Hope Production Residency
  • Grace Beck - Abacus Resources Award

Fine & Applied Arts Technical Manager Jason Jones praised this year’s students for their work and the opportunities they have earned. He said: “Design student Grace Beck has done exceedingly well, making some sales on the launch night and some potential commissions.

“Meanwhile, Harry Garner now follows in the footsteps of many former students as his work enters into a very large and prominent art collection at Liverpool Women’s hospital. A lot of previous students and staff have works in this collection.

“Lastly, The FACT & Hope Production Residency is a major career starter for any artist and is very high profile.”

Based at the Creative Campus, the Degree Show is open to the public daily between 10am – 4pm, until Tuesday 18th June.

See images from the Degree Show 2019 here. 

Published on 11/06/2019