ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2020 - PRIZE GIVING

25-Feb-2020


ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2020

 

 

The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The competitive exhibition is part of the annual Youth Arts Jamboree.

 

The Minister for Culture, The Hon. Dr John Cortes MP, officially opened the Exhibition and presented the awards on Tuesday 25th February 2020. Twenty Five artists have submitted a total of sixty artworks. Local artist, Sebastian Rodriguez carried out the judging.

 

The Prize winners are:

 

1st The Ministry of Culture Prize                                                          - £1000

No.52         Zulaika Vallance                              “How People With Dwarfism

Were Represented In The 1600s”

 

2nd The Aquagib Prize                                                                            - £500

No. 41        Sara Rumford                                   “Into The Water 1”

 

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

No.30         David Llamas                                    “Shells”

 

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

No.32         Grace Macniven                              “The Process” 

 

The Arts Society Sculpture Award                                                       - £500

No.43        Macarena Sánchez Yagüe             Dresspreso, What Else”                              

 

The following received ‘Highly Commended’ Certificates:

 

No. 39        Nicholas Perera                               “Fish”

No. 42       Sara Rumford                                   “Into The Water 2”

No. 16        Jonathan Gingell                             “Water’s Motion”

No. 29        Conor Lavagna                                “Guidance”

No. 57        Lizhe Zhang                                     “Summer In Austria”

No. 56        Lizhe Zhang                                     “Number 27”

No. 45        Ethan Segovia                                 “The Artist”

No. 53        Zulaika Vallance                              “Teenage Heartbreak (in the eyes of our                                elders)”

No. 37        Nicholas Perera                               “Antonio”

No. 35        Tyrone Moreno                                 “Hers”

 

 

The exhibition will be open to the general public from Wednesday 26th February to Saturday 7th March 2020, weekdays from 9am to 9.30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.