Judges impressed by talent of young artists

Rutland Youth Arts competition. Ella Deregowska with her exhibit. Photo: Alan Walters MSMP-30-02-15-aw005 EMN-150202-142839001
Rutland Youth Arts competition. Ella Deregowska with her exhibit. Photo: Alan Walters MSMP-30-02-15-aw005 EMN-150202-142839001
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Young artists put their finest work on show at a private viewing of an exhibition that will run for the rest of the month.

High Sheriff of Rutland Miles Williamson-Noble was invited to judge the entries into this year’s Arts for Rutland youth competition at the county museum in Oakham.

The exhibition will run at Rutland County Museum until the end of February. The winners were:

Arts for Rutland overall award: India Hunnikin, 14 - geometric Indian dress (textile sculpture), Indian prayer flags (mixed 
materials), Indian moodboard (collage).

Coleman’s Prizes: Gabrielle Brewis, 12 - Through The Window I Saw ‘Stars’ (watercolour); Ella Deregowska, 15 - By the Window (textiles); Issy 
Naylor, 16 - Sea Dream (textiles).

Goldmark Awards: Clara Hallam, 13 - Gothic (painting); Megu Marumuto, 15 - Dream (painting); Ben Powis, 16 - Garden Symphony (watercolour).

Oakham DFAS Prizes: Finley Cawthorne, 12 - Uglybug (ceramics); Tiffany Healey, 15 - My Garden (textiles).

Rutland DFAS Prizes: Millie Crowley, 13 - A Mechanical Observation (pencil sketch); Eilidh Doig, 15 - Lost Souls (pastels); Rebecca Haley, 16 - Through the Window I saw Grandad Work (sealed pastel).

Highly Commended: Evie Alexander, 15 - Surfboard (acrylics); Amber Bedwell, 16 - Through the Window I saw Hope (etching, pencil. crayons, watercolour); Emily Ferguson, 12 - Flying Birds (clay); Alice Freeman, 12 - 2 Faced World (clay and glaze); Rebecca Haley, 16 - Through the Window I saw Home (watercolour); Douglas Hempkin, 16 - MGB Roadster (ink); Jemima Mason, 16 - Poppies - Remember (painting); Millie O’Brien, 15 - Wolf (textiles); Caitlyn Palmer, 14 - Light on A Winter’s Morn (watercolour); Alexander Thompson, 15 - I saw myself skiing (acrylic and fabric).