Batsford Prize Shortlist
Theme ‘The Written Word’
Batsford Prize shortlisted entries
Batsford is happy to announce the shortlisted entries for the Batsford Prize 2013. Tina Persaud, publisher of Batsford, and Katie Cowan, publisher of Collins & Brown, both agreed that “all the entries were of a very high standard, and marked a great start to what will be an annual event for the fine and applied art student community”.
The judges deliberating over the entries were Fine Art Photographer Vaughan Grylls, Textile Artist Gwen Hedley, Collins & Brown and Portico publisher Katie Cowan, and Batsford publisher Tina Persaud. The judges want to thank everyone for applying for The Batsford Prize and are happy to shortlist the following students:
Hanna Webb (Somerset College, BA Interior Textile Design)
Weijia Yorda Yuan (Wimbleton College of Art, MFA Fine Art)
Victoria Pickering (University of Ulster, Bdes Design for Visual Communication)
Firdows Ali (Loughborough University, BA Textiles: Innovation and Design)
Jessica Abigail Kopka (University of Huddersfield, BA Textile Crafts)
Alison Stewart (University of Chichester, MA in Fine Art)
Nikki Davidson-Bowman (University of Brighton – BA Fine Art Printmaking)
Fiona Trumper (Cardiff Metropolitan University, BA Textiles)
Katie Whitton (Norwich University of the Arts, BA Textiles)
Congratulations to all. The shortlisted entrants will receive further information on the second stage of The Batsford Prize. The winner will be announced in the next 2 weeks.