5th – 20th June, St Georges Hall, Liverpool
Following a judges’ shortlist and an online public vote, the 2015 exhibition showcased the winning work from each participating school. The overall winners of the 2015 dot-art Schools Competition were announced at a prize-giving ceremony on 4th June in the spectacular Concert Room at St Georges Hall, where the top three students from each of the participating schools were presented with a certificate by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Conception and the six overall winners and runners up received prizes.
Georgia Allen from Rainhill High School won the Year 9 award for her piece “Study of Nature 1”.
Marcel Auber from St Patricks Primary School won the Year 6 award for his photographic piece “Ocean Eye”.
Runners Up Awards in the secondary category were presented to Alfie Hefferman from West Kirby Residential School and Ben Walsh of Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School.
In the primary category Runners Up Awards were presented to Sophia Nicolas of Gwladys Street Primary School and Lydia McManus of Springwood Heath Primary School.
All the prize winners were awarded vouchers to spend at Rennies Arts and Crafts and tickets to Tate Liverpool”s summer show, with guided tours. In addition, as overall winner, Georgia 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.
Read the full press release for more details.
You can also watch a video produced at the prize giving event by Bay TV Liverpool, and broadcast as part of their Arts Alive program on 6th June.