DegreeArt is proud to announce the Signature Art Prize 2012 winners.
Over 500 submissions were received, from student and graduate artists from around the world, who entered DegreeArt’s Signature Art Prize 2012 in the hope of winning representation by DegreeArt.com and one of four cash prize of £1,000 each and gifts from our sponsors and now the time has come to announce the winners of this prestigious award.
As the 40 finalists awaited to find out which lucky four artists would be crowned as this year’s Signature Art Prize winners the competition was stiff and unveiled a whole host of emerging talent from the art world.
Tonight at London’s Spitalfields Market DegreeArt’s directors Elinor Olisa and Isobel Beauchamp announced the four winners from the categories of Painting, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture as the following;
Seung Ah Paik - Self Watchers
Size (H x W x D): 300 x 480 x 1 cm
Emily Macinnes - Rewan
Size (H x W x D): 60 x 43 x 4 cm
Matthew Spencer - Fighter Jet In The Woods
Medium: Mixed Media
Size (H x W x D): 122 x 122 x 1.8 cm
Hans K Clausen - Notion
Size (H x W x D): 125 x 360 x 165 cm
The winners were decided by some key figures of the art scene who took part in the rigorous judging process, including; Mark Westall- Creative Director of Fadwebsite, Marissa Cox- Online Arts Editor for Art Wednesday, Chris Pensa- Owner/Founder of Love Art London , Amira Hashish- Assistant Arts Editor of The Evening Standard, Ryan Lanji - Art Curator, Michal Ohana Cole- 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner in the Mixed Media category and Carolina Piteria- 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner in the Painting category.