An air of excitement and anticipation was cast over Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens last week as the prestigious judges of the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize (artists Lucy Glendinning, Anthony Garratt and Dominic Welch along with Broomhill owners Rinus and Aniet van de Sande) gathered to decide on the winners of the annual prize.
After much argument and deliberation, the winner of the £3,500 Judges Prize was awarded to:
Lauren Goldie for Light Obscurity
In 2015, Lauren completed her BA in Fine Art with a First Class Hons, specialising in installation and printmaking at Winchester School of Art.
The judges also awarded special commendations to:
Ana Caterina Pereira for Now outside the doors of strange houses
Ana completed her MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London in 2012.
James Trundle for Pupa
James graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art last year.
Joel Reilly for blueday
Visitors to Broomhill are invited to vote for their favourite sculpture.
The Public Speaks prize of £1,500 was won by:
Benedict Hughes for Mammoth
Benedict graduated with an MA from City and Guilds of London Art school in 2016.
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