Winner of the FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2017 announced

Congratulations to Zoe Carlon for winning first place at the FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2017.


Now in its fifth year, the FUAM Graduate Art Prize, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM) rewards the artistic excellence of the top students completing BA studies in Art and Design and Fine Art at the University in 2017. 

Winning the 'Best in Show' graduating student artist of the year, Zoe Carlon, received £250 and the runner-ups each received £100 to aid them in their developing career as artists. 

Waiting_room_by_Zoe_Carlon_and_Off_the_Record_by_Olivia_Loker_2017Left, winning the judges' prize: Zoe Carlon, Waiting Room, oil on canvas, 2017, (c) The Artist 
Right, winning the peoples' vote: Olivia Loker, Off the Record, digital photograph, 2017, (c) The Artist

The judging panel in 2017 comprised of Nathalie Levi, former curator of The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, David Salinger, the chair of FUAM (Leeds), and Jane Winfrey, the Picture Specialist from Bonhams

The exhibition is open on Monday 1pm-5pm; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and it will continue to run until Saturday 4 November. 

More information about the exhibition on the University Library pages

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