ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2018

27-Feb-2018


ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2018

 

The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The Minister for Culture, The Hon Steven Linares officially opened the Exhibition and presented the awards on Monday 26th February 2018.

 

Thirty-two artists have submitted a total of fifty-seven artworks. Local art enthusiast Davina Barbara carried out the judging.

 

The Prize winners are:

 

1st The Ministry of Culture Prize                                            - £1000

No.37      Nathan Parody              “Perish”

 

2nd The Aquagib Prize                                                            - £500 

No.41       Ethan Segovia             “Dying Fruit”

 

The Alwani Foundation Award School Years 9 – 11             - £500

No.18      Julian Gerada                “Smiling Through”

 

The Alwani Foundation Award School Years 12 – 13            - £500

No.30       James Mir                      “Sewn Shut” 

 

The Arts Society Gibraltar Sculpture Award

No.34       Soren Montgomery        “The Prisoner”               - £500

 

The following received ‘Highly Commended’ Certificates:

 

No.4         Tommy Bell-Jones                       “Me Dad In A Hat”

No.5         Tommy Bell-Jones                       “The Bayside Bunch”

No.16       Beatrice Garcia                            “Face Frames”

No.22       Sasha Gradecak                          “Perishing Beauty?”

No.31       James Mir                                    “Under Construction”

No.39       Jacquima Rios                              “It’s All My Fault”

No.49       Jesse Stone                                 “Self-Portrait”

 

 

The exhibition will be open to the general public from Tuesday 27th February to Friday 9th March 2018, weekdays from 9am to 9.30pm.