Monday, 30 November 2009

Schools Winner

Congratulations to Lauren Mincher, aged 18, of Durham Johnston School, Durham, for winning first prize in The Saatchi Gallery - Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools with this sensitive portrait of her grandfather. Lauren wins £2,000 for herself and £10,000 for her school. Entries came from around the world and encompassed a wide range of styles. All the shortlisted works will be shown at the Saatchi Gallery in London from 3 December to 14 December. Click the title link for an online gallery. Watch out for Katie Lewis's third-placed entry of Michelangelo's Adam in the style of Francis Bacon. Homage or Mickey-take? Whichever, she wins £1,000 and £5,000 for her school, the Sir James Henderson School of Milan.


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