College of West Anglia Visual Arts students celebrate successful year at awards ceremony

16:18 07 July 2014

Award recipients with MP Stephen Barclay and Wisbech town Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Michael Hill and Jane Hill. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

Award recipients with MP Stephen Barclay and Wisbech town Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Michael Hill and Jane Hill. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

College of West Anglia

The Visual Arts department at the College of West Anglia’s Isle campus celebrated another successful year and rounded of a week of shows with an awards ceremony.

MP Stephen Barclay and Mayor of Wisbech Cllr Michael Hill are shown round the exhibition by head of faculty Hilary Auld. Picture: PAUL TIBBSMP Stephen Barclay and Mayor of Wisbech Cllr Michael Hill are shown round the exhibition by head of faculty Hilary Auld. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

Prizes were presented by the Mayor and Mayoress of Wisbech, Councillor Michael Hill and Jane Hill, and MP Steve Barclay. The work produced by students was displayed in the college’s ArtSpace gallery and studio.

The event drew to a close the exhibition ‘It’s Our Exhibition 2014’, which ran all week at the campus.

The exhibition also included the range of fashion garments, which had been a part of the fashion shows held this year at Elme Hall Hotel.

Also on the night, awards were presented to budding 11-16 year-old designers and photographers who entered three competitions run by the college’s Visual Arts Department.

Award recipients from the Isle Campus - Carli Nelson, Abby Rose, Rachel Simpson and Lesley Best. Picture: PAUL TIBBS.Award recipients from the Isle Campus - Carli Nelson, Abby Rose, Rachel Simpson and Lesley Best. Picture: PAUL TIBBS.

The annual Fashion Challenge Competition was won by Jemima Wakefield from Spalding High School, who was presented with a sewing machine by Councillor Hill and Mayoress Hill.

Fellow Spalding High School pupil Anne Taylor won the T-shirt design competition and Tom White from the King’s School, Peterborough, won the photography competition.

Elizabeth Wright Awards

First Prize - Leah Burton (Foundation Diploma Art and Design Level 3)

Joint Second Prize - Abbey Fowler (Foundation Diploma Art and Design Level 3), Jonathan White (Extended Diploma Graphic Design)

Joint Third Prize - Abigail Rose (Extended Diploma, Fashion, Clothing and Textiles), Bethany Herson (Foundation Diploma Art and Design Level 3)

Student Awards

First Year Student of the Year - Stephanie Crowson (Extended Diploma Photography)

Joint Student of the Year - Naomi Cunnington and Jake Howlett (Extended Diploma Graphic Design)

First Year Student of the Year - Charlotte Greeves (Extended Diploma Art and Design 3D Design)

Student of the Year - Blaise Turner (Diploma in Art and Design Level 2)

First Year Student of the Year - Lesley Best (Extended Diploma Fashion, Clothing and Textiles)

Outstanding Achievement Award - Rachel Simpson (Extended Diploma Fashion, Clothing and Textiles)

Second Year Student of the Year - Cameron Duffy (Extended Diploma Graphic Design)

Second Year Joint Student of the Year - Louise Kettleborough and Edward Chapman (Extended Diploma Art and Design - 3D)

Student of the Year - Bethany Herson (Foundation Diploma Art and Design L3)

Outstanding Achievement Award - Carli Nelson (Extended Diploma Fashion, Clothing and Textiles)

Designer of the Year - Abigail Rose (Extended Diploma Fashion, Clothing and Textiles)

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