17th May – 8th June, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Following a judges’ shortlist and an online public vote, the 2014 exhibition showcased the winning work from each participating school. The overall winners of the 2014 dot-art Schools Competition were announced at a prize-giving ceremony on 16th May, where the top three students from each of the participating schools were presented with a certificate by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Gary Millar and the seven overall winners and runners up received prizes.
Lottie Hulse from St.Hildas CE High School won the Year 9 award for her pen and ink drawing “Heat”.
Daniel Canning from Christian Fellowship Middle School won the Year 6 award for his colourful self-portrait.
A Highly Commended Award was given to Kristy Vidamour of Range High School for her piece “The Last of the Tribal Men”.
Runners Up Awards in the secondary category were presented to Leigha Slevin from St Augustine of Cantebury High School and Erin Ball of Holly Lodge Girls School.
In the primary category Runners Up Awards were presented to Holly A of St Michael and All Angels Primary School and Tilly Rogan of Arnot St Mary”s Primary School.
All the prize winners were awarded vouchers to spend at Rennies Arts and Crafts, tickets to the Tate’s Mondrian show and a selection of art books from the Walker Art Gallery. In addition, as overall winner, Lottie received a scholarship to dot-art, giving her a year’s membership to dot-art’s network, allowing her to showcase and sell her work alongside professional artists.
See the Walker website for more details.