With the eighth annual Signature Art Prize newly announced, we speak to artist, Bernie Clarkson, whose talents landed her the Academy Studios Abroad award. Academy Studios Abroad have sponsored the Signature Art Prize for the first time, offering the opportunity for a winner of the painting category to be flown down to the South of France to participate on their Landscape course, championed by renowned fine artist, Tod Ramos. Clarkson says of the accolade, “It was such a surp
Inspired by travel and dreamlike landscapes, Gareth Bunting shares his thoughts on winning this year's Signature Art Prize category for Drawing & Printmaking with his piece 'The Golden Circle', and where his travels will take him for his next dose of inspiration. How does it feel to have won the Signature Art Prize for your category?
Fantastic it’s a great feeling. I was surprised to win because the other artists’ works were so brilliant. It’s a privilege to win such a great
It's no mean feat to create an huge sculpture from something as fragile as cocktail sticks, so it may come as no surprise that self proclaimed builder - Anwar Talukdar - scooped up the Signature Art Prize for the sculpture category with his piece 'Process #1'. His beautiful sculpture showcases his logic, talent and creativity, and overall patience, to create such an original signature piece. Here we find out more about what goes into Anwar's process and his thoughts on winnin
Following a fantastic prize giving Gala, the winning pieces from the Signature Art Prize 2015 will now be exhibited at DegreeArt Gallery on Vyner Street. This years’ competition saw the highest volume and standard of entries to date, and we were incredibly proud to present these pieces to our fantastic panel of judges. The winning pieces certainly reflect that standard, and were as follows: PAINTING CATEGORY WINNER SCULPTURE CATEGORY WINNE
Thursday 19th March 2015 will see the announcement of this year's Signature Art Prize winners. The event will be held in East London, and will elect a winner from each category including; Painting, Drawing & Print Making, Sculpture, Photography & Film, and the People's Choice Award. This year’s winners finalists have been selected by our esteemed judging panel consisting of artist Molly Parkin, Academic Board Member and Senior Faculty member of the Royal Drawing School, Susan