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THE 2015 SAATCHI GALLERY / DEUTSCHE BANK ART PRIZE FOR SCHOOLS


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The 2015 Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize winners announced and exhibition opens



The Saatchi Gallery is delighted to announce the winner of the 2015 Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools. Shemariyahu Black from Hasmonean School, London has been awarded first place. Two runner-up prizes have been awarded to John Bowron from Dulwich Prep, London and Millfields Community Primary School, Nursery and Reception classes, London. The winners were announced by Alistair Hicks, Deutsche Bank's Senior Art Curator at the Saatchi Gallery on 28 April, 2015.

Shemariyahu Black, aged 17, received £2,000 and his school's art department was awarded £10,000 to spend on art and computer equipment. The two runners-up John Bowron, aged 11 and the Nursery and Reception classes at Millfields Community Primary School, aged 3-5 years, each received £1,000, and their schools were awarded £5,000.

The judges for this year's prize were Lauren Child MBE, writer, illustrator and creator of 'Charlie and Lola'; Catherine Goodman, Artistic Director of The Royal Drawing Schools; Alistair Hicks, Senior Curator for Deutsche Bank's Art Collection; Nigel Hurst, CEO of the Saatchi Gallery and Richard Wilson, Artist whose sculpture 'Slipstream' was unveiled at Heathrow in 2014.

The Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools received over 20,000 entries this year. From this, 20 art works were selected for the exhibition which has now opened at the Saatchi Gallery and will run from 29 April - 4 May 2015.

The Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools is open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world. Schools can submit art work from students between the ages of 4 and 18. The competition is now closed and will reopen in Autumn 2015.

Schools can enter as many art works as they wish, and there is no prescribed theme for works entered, nor is there a restriction on media used (sculpture, painting, installation, photography and mixed media art works are all eligible and welcome).

The Prize is part of the Saatchi Gallery's education programme, which is committed to introducing contemporary art to younger audiences.

Deutsche Bank's support of the Prize is part of its Born to Be youth engagement programme which is committed to helping young people engage with education and fulfil their potential. The support of Born to Be has enabled the Saatchi Gallery to offer tailored artist-led workshops to pupils from schools in disadvantaged areas. The workshops increase pupils' understanding of fine art processes and provide the opportunity to work with specialist art materials, helping pupils to explore and fulfil their creative potential.

The Saatchi Gallery has a 30-year-long history of supporting emerging artists and bringing contemporary art to as wide an audience as possible. The Saatchi Gallery/ Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools aims to support and encourage budding young artists by providing them with a platform to showcase their work, and giving them the confidence to consider a career in the arts.


Winner: Shemariyahu Black, Little Sister, from Hasmonean School with judges Alistair Hicks,
Senior Curator for Deutsche Bank's Art Collection and Lauren Child MBE



Runner Up: John Bowron, Abstracted Still Life, from Dulwich Prep
with Alistair Hicks, Senior Curator for Deutsche Bank's Art Collection

Runner Up: Millfields Community Primary School, Sky Wall Installation
with judges Alistair Hicks, Deutsche Bank; Lauren Child MBE and Richard Wilson RA








Images: (c) India Roper-Evans, 2015



Shortlisted entries for the 2015 Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize For Schools

Ordered alphabetically by screen name




Abigail Wilderspin
Dame Alice Owen's School
 
Alice Evans
Walthamstow Hall
 
Chris Obrien 2
Trinity School
 
Daisy Carrick-Smith
Gresham's
 
Ellie Smeaton
The Thomas Hardye School
 

Ellie Smeaton
The Thomas Hardye School
 
Emily Collard
The Sixth Form College Farnborough
 
Isabel Law
Sevenoaks School
 
Isabella Davies
Edgeborough
 
John Bowron
Dulwich Prep London
 

Kennard Alvaro Hadinata
Daun Children Art School
 
Lorna Brown
Strathallan School
 
Max Openshaw
King's Ely
 
Melanie Jehan
Highgate School
 
Niamh McBride
Dame Allan's
 

Nursery and Reception
Millfields Community Primary School
 
Pia Graham
Etobicoke School of the Arts
 
Shemi
Hasmonean High School
 
Sophie McGinn
Chesham Grammar
 
Thomas Wassermann
Bounds Green School
 


2014 Winners






Winner: Harry Reidy, aged 18, Culford School, Installation




Runner Up: Year 6 from Griffin Primary, London with Colin Grassie, Deutsche Bank CEO, and Nigel Hurst, Saatchi Gallery CEO.




Runner Up: Rosie Rendles, aged 17, from Whitley Bay High School, Tyne and Wear with Colin Grassie, Deutsche Bank CEO, and Nigel Hurst, Saatchi Gallery CEO.

 



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All Entries FOR THE 2015 SAATCHI GALLERY / DEUTSCHE BANK ART PRIZE FOR SCHOOLS

The order in which schools appear is random and changes regularly. 


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Swanbourne House
Milton Keynes/United Kingdom
 

George Green's Sixth Form
London/United Kingdom
 

MidKent College
Gillingham/United Kingdom
 

United World College of South East Asia
Singapore/Singapore
 

St Paul's Way Trust school
London/United Kingdom
 

Cleeve School
Cheltenham, /United Kingdom
 

Sale Grammar School
Sale/United Kingdom
 

Farnborough Hill
Hampshire/United Kingdom
 

Guadalupe-Parkway Somerville Centers
Lubbock/United States
 

The Bishop's School,
Pune/India
 

Pate's Grammar School
Cheltenham/United Kingdom
 

The Abbey School
Reading/United Kingdom
 

The Belvedere Academy
Liverpool/United Kingdom
 

Orley Farm School
Harrow/United Kingdom
 

The British School of Bahrain
Hamala/Bahrain
 

The King Alfred School
London/United Kingdom
 

Calk Academy
Trumansburg/United States
 

Bury Grammar School Girls
Bury/United Kingdom
 

Richard Montgomery High School
Rockville/United States
 

harrisonville high school
Harrisonville/United States
 

CCHSG
Colchester/United Kingdom
 

St George's College Weybridge
Addlestone/United Kingdom
 

heathfieldschool
ascot /United Kingdom
 

Gresham's
Holt/United Kingdom
 

Regent House Grammar School
Newtownards/United Kingdom
 

Latymer Upper School
London/United Kingdom
 

Driffield School
Driffield/United Kingdom
 

Hadleigh High School
Ipswich/United Kingdom
 

St Swithun's School
Winchester/United Kingdom
 

The Leys School
Cambridge /United Kingdom
 

Eagle House
Crowthorne/United Kingdom
 

Eastbrook School
Dagenham/United Kingdom
 

Bournemouth Collegiate School
Bournemouth/United Kingdom
 

Edgeborough
Farnham/United Kingdom
 

Wetherby Prep School
London/United Kingdom
 




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