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James Wheeler Wins Nina de Yorke Prize 2015

© James Wheeler
© James Wheeler
© James Wheeler
Written by
Colin Buttimer
Published date
08 September 2015
© James Wheeler

© James Wheeler

This year’s Nina de Yorke Illustration Prize has been won by Central Saint Martins student James Wheeler.

The competition aims to encourage and celebrate illustration, offering a generous £1,000 prize for the winner. Wheeler scooped first prize with his energetic drawing of two figures. Lisa Naunheimer, also a Central Saint Martins student, was named runner-up for her delicate watercolours of male models.

Our Museum and Study Collection has acquired both the winning pieces.

© Lisa Naunheimer

© Lisa Naunheimer

The Nina de Yorke scholarship is open to MA, BA and Graduate Diploma students specialising in fashion, jewellery or textiles at London College of Fashion or Central Saint Martins. This year’s judges were:

  • Tanya Ling, fashion illustrator and artist
  • Dr Julia Gaimster, Associate Dean of Postgraduate Teaching at London College of Fashion
  • Anne Smith, Dean of Academic Programmes at Central Saint Martins.

More information:
Museum and Study Collection