There was a staggering array of talent on display at the Central Saint Martins degree show last weekend. From this rich pool, eight students were picked as prize winners.
Up for grabs was more than £15,000 in prize money and the following accolades:
BORN.com is a crowd-funding platform that grew out of has grown out of BORN Ultimate – an annual celebration of creative innovators in Courchevel. At the degree show, artist Richard Orlinski and BORN.com founder and CEO Jean-Christophe Chopin chose two students whose work they thought most promising. The first prize was £2,500, with the runner up receiving £500.
First prize went to Tess Dumon.
The runner-up was Roderick Laperdrix.
Daniel Ford International are the sponsors of the annual Postgraduate Art Auction, and gave out three awards worth £500 each to the best MA students.
The MA Art & Science award went to Kristina Pulejkova.
Daniel Silva won the prize for MA Photography.
Marzia Farhana scooped the award for MA Fine Art.
This award – which was open to MA students studying Fine Art, Photography, or Art and Science – provides a bridge between art school and work as a professional artist. Winner Emma Corrall will be given a rent-free studio for one year, together with a bursary of £5,000 and the opportunity to access curators, other professional artists and networking opportunities.
The late Kate Barton studied BA Fine Art student at Central Saint Martins, specialising in painting. The £2,000 prize was given to Fine Art student Ema Pina, who intends to pursue a career in painting. The money will help Ema develop her painting work.
Dario Srbic won the Photographic Angle Prize for his submission ‘ A Glimpse into Chaos’. He will be given £4,000 in prize money.