Congratulations to all of Camberwell’s Postgraduate students for their graduate exhibition 2016. A special Prize Giving Event was held prior to the Postgraduate Summer Show Private view on Thursday 14 July to celebrate the achievements of our prize winning students. Here we share with you our very talented student prize winners.

The Macmillan Prize for Illustration 2016 winner is MA Illustration student Grace Suen

Picture Books Art Director at Macmillan Children’s Books, Chris Inn, said about Grace’s work: “You can’t fail to be moved by Grace’s work as it’s so uniquely atmospheric. She’s not only technically skilled but her illustrations are saturated with meaning and layers of story”.

Grace Suen with Dean of Camberwell College of Arts, Nick Gorse

MA Illustration Grace Suen with Dean of Camberwell College of Arts, Nick Gorse

The Punk London Poster Design Competition 2016 winner is MA Illustration student Richard Manders 

Richard won a competition to design a poster celebrating the 40th anniversary of Punk London, partnered by Association of Illustrators (AOI) and the creative team at London Mayor’s office. Richard’s work was featured in Time Out magazine in June 2016.

Richard Manders and Nick Gorse, Dean of Camberwell College of Arts

MA Illustration student Richard Manders and Nick Gorse, Dean of Camberwell College of Arts

Liberalis Art Award 2016 winners are MA Fine Art Digital students Donald Takeshita-Guy and Anthi Evangelou

Donald and Anthi have been awarded this prize in recognition to their high standard of personal work and a significant contribution to wider the University community life. Both students created and run the Raum Gallery at Camberwell’s Peckham road site.

Donald Guy and Nick Gorse

Donald Takeshita-Guy and Nick Gorse, Dean of Camberwell College of Arts

Norway Residency 2016 Award winners are MA Digital students Rhiannon Evans and Clara Duran

Rhiannon and Clara have won a fully funded residency in northen Norway, working with a team of international artist. Rhiannon is an online study mode student and could not be there for the Summer Show, however she performed regularly through an online live feed.

Clara Duran and Nick Gorse

The South Kiosk Award 2016 winner is MA Digital student Charles Harrop-Griffths

Charles will receive a year’s support and mentoring from the South Kiosk Gallery.

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2016 winner of the Annual residency at Oficina Bartolomeu dos Santos (OBS) was Luke Wade

The OBS is the printmaking studio of the eminent Portuguese printmaker Bartolomeu dos Santos. When he retired from being Head of Printmaking at the Slade School of Art he inaugurated a print prize in his name for a graduating MA Visual Arts: Printmaking student from Camberwell College of Arts. The fully equipped studio offers facilities primarily for intaglio, for which Bartolomeu was so famous.

Luke also won the East London Printmakers award and the Artichoke Print Workshop Award.

Luke Wade with his award winning work

Luke Wade with his award winning work

The Volcanic Editions Award went to MA Printmaking student Rob Marney

Rob Marney and Nick Gorse

Bob Brown and Nick Gorse

MA Printmaking student Inma Berrocal won both the Printmakers Council Award and the Slaughterhaus Print Studio Award

Inma Berrocal with one of her awards and Dean of Camberwell, Nick Gorse

Inma Berrocal with one of her awards and Dean of Camberwell, Nick Gorse

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