27th May – 11th June, St Georges Hall, Liverpool
Following a judges’ shortlist and an online public vote, the 2016 exhibition showcased the winning work from each participating school. The overall winners of the 2016 dot-art Schools Competition were announced at a prize-giving ceremony on 26th May 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 of Liverpool and the six overall winners and runners up received their prizes.
Nyah Boorman from St Hilda’s CE High School won the Year 9 award for her piece “Golden Tamarin”.
Aidan Owen from St Bedes Catholic Junior School won the Year 6 award for his piece “Boston Terrier”.
Runners Up Awards in the secondary category were presented to Phil Doherty from Archbishop Beck Catholic College and Molly Kenwright of The Heath School.
In the primary category Runners Up Awards were presented to Ella Wake of Broadgreen Primary School and Lucy Stenson of St Sebastian’s Primary School.
The winners were awarded a variety of prizes from Tate Liverpool, the Albert Dock, Rennies Art Supplies, Cass Art and Tangle Teezer. In addition, as overall winner, Nyah 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 see all the photos from the event here.